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Full Text of HB0398  94th General Assembly


State Government Administration Committee

Filed: 2/17/2005





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 398 by replacing
3 everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4     "Section 5. The Abused and Neglected Long Term Care
5 Facility Residents Reporting Act is amended by changing Section
6 6.8 as follows:
7     (210 ILCS 30/6.8)  (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4166.8)
8     Sec. 6.8. Program audit. The Auditor General shall conduct
9 a biennial program audit of the office of the Inspector General
10 in relation to the Inspector General's compliance with this
11 Act. The audit shall specifically include the Inspector
12 General's effectiveness in investigating reports of alleged
13 neglect or abuse of residents in any facility operated by the
14 Department of Human Services and in making recommendations for
15 sanctions to the Departments of Human Services and Public
16 Health. In conjunction with the audit required by this Section,
17 the Auditor General shall examine, on a test basis, facility
18 records concerning reports of suspected abuse of facility staff
19 by patients or residents. The Auditor General shall conduct the
20 program audit according to the provisions of the Illinois State
21 Auditing Act and shall report its findings to the General
22 Assembly no later than January 1 of each odd-numbered year.
23 (Source: P.A. 92-358, eff. 8-15-01; 93-636, eff. 12-31-03.)".