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 Bill Status of HB1965  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Norine K. Hammond and Amy Grant

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
210 ILCS 45/2-106.1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Nursing Home Care Act. In provisions requiring the Department of Public Health to adopt a protocol specifying how informed consent for psychotropic medication may be obtained or refused that requires a discussion between the resident or the resident's surrogate decision maker and the resident's physician, a registered pharmacist, or a licensed nurse about the possible risks and benefits of a recommended medication and the use of standardized consent forms designated by the Department, (i) removes language prohibiting the registered pharmacist from being a dispensing pharmacist for the facility where the resident lives and (ii) specifies that a licensed nurse includes a licensed practical nurse. Provides that specified forms shall be designated (rather than developed) by the Department and may be able to be downloaded from a website designated by the Department (other than the Department's official website). Provides that the maximum possible period for informed consent shall be until a change in the prescription occurs as to the change in the type of psychotropic medication or an increase in dosage (rather than a change in dosage), unless the physician's order for which informed consent was given provides for an increase in dosage. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  2/17/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/15/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant
  3/16/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 015-000-000
  3/18/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/15/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  4/15/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  4/21/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Human Services Committee; 014-000-000
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

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