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Full Text of SB2695  94th General Assembly



SB2695 Enrolled LRB094 17993 DRJ 53296 b

1     AN ACT concerning regulation.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Nursing Home Care Act is amended by changing
5 Section 3-421 as follows:
6     (210 ILCS 45/3-421)  (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-421)
7     Sec. 3-421. In any transfer or discharge conducted under
8 subsection (e) of Section 3-415, the Department shall notify
9 the facility and any resident to be removed that an emergency
10 has been found to exist and removal has been ordered, and shall
11 involve the residents in removal planning if possible. With the
12 consent of the resident or his or her representative, the
13 facility must inform the resident's designated case
14 coordination unit, as defined in 89 Ill. Adm. Code 240.260, of
15 the resident's pending discharge and must provide the resident
16 or his or her representative with the case coordination unit's
17 telephone number and other contact information. Following
18 emergency removal, the Department shall provide written notice
19 to the facility, to the resident, to the resident's
20 representative, if any, and to a member of the resident's
21 family, where practicable, of the basis for the finding that an
22 emergency existed and of the right to challenge removal under
23 Section 3-422.
24 (Source: P.A. 81-223.)
25     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
26 becoming law.