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Full Text of HB0398  94th General Assembly


Sen. M. Maggie Crotty

Filed: 5/5/2005





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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 injuries to and assaults on
19 facility staff by patients or residents. The Auditor General
20 shall conduct the program audit according to the provisions of
21 the Illinois State Auditing Act and shall report its findings
22 to the General Assembly no later than January 1 of each
23 odd-numbered year.
24 (Source: P.A. 92-358, eff. 8-15-01; 93-636, eff. 12-31-03.)".