Bill Status of SB2981  102nd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Christine Radogno - Susan Garrett - Mattie Hunter - Jacqueline Y. Collins and Carole Pankau

House Sponsors
(Rep. Patricia R. Bellock - Julie Hamos - Michael W. Tryon - Sandra M. Pihos - Mary E. Flowers, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Sandy Cole, Sidney H. Mathias and Donald L. Moffitt)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/16/2010SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1079

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
210 ILCS 83/5
210 ILCS 83/90 rep.

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the MRSA Screening and Reporting Act. Requires Illinois hospitals to screen certain patients for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ("MRSA") upon admission, including all patients admitted to the hospital's intensive care unit; patients who were previously colonized or infected with MRSA; surgical patients receiving implants; and patients transferred from a nursing home or healthcare facility. Requires hospitals to re-screen patients who were admitted to the hospital's intensive care unit or previously transferred from a nursing home facility, prior to discharge or transfer to another healthcare facility. Repeals January 1, 2011 repealer date. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
210 ILCS 83/5

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the MRSA Screening and Reporting Act. Repeals a Section of the Act that would have repealed the Act on January 1, 2011. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/3/2010SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Christine Radogno
  2/3/2010SenateFirst Reading
  2/3/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/4/2010SenateAssigned to Public Health
  2/8/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Susan Garrett
  2/9/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/17/2010SenatePostponed - Public Health
  2/17/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Carole Pankau
  2/25/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Christine Radogno
  2/25/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/2/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Public Health
  3/2/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/3/2010SenateDo Pass as Amended Public Health; 009-000-000
  3/3/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 4, 2010
  3/11/2010SenateSecond Reading
  3/11/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 12, 2010
  3/12/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/12/2010SenateThird Reading - Passed; 051-000-000
  3/12/2010HouseArrived in House
  3/12/2010HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/12/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/12/2010HouseFirst Reading
  3/12/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/18/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Julie Hamos
  3/22/2010HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  4/14/2010HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 007-000-000
  4/14/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  4/14/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  4/14/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  4/14/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  4/20/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2010HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  4/21/2010SenatePassed Both Houses
  4/21/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  4/21/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  4/21/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  5/20/2010SenateSent to the Governor
  7/16/2010SenateGovernor Approved
  7/16/2010SenateEffective Date July 16, 2010
  7/16/2010SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1079