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1    AN ACT concerning regulation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Community-Integrated Living Arrangements
5Licensure and Certification Act is amended by changing Section
613 as follows:
7    (210 ILCS 135/13)
8    Sec. 13. Fire inspections; authority.
9    (a) Per the requirements of Public Act 96-1141, on January
101, 2011 a report titled "Streamlined Auditing and Monitoring
11for Community Based Services: First Steps Toward a More
12Efficient System for Providers, State Government, and the
13Community" was provided for members of the General Assembly.
14The report, which was developed by a steering committee of
15community providers, trade associations, and designated
16representatives from the Departments of Children and Family
17Services, Healthcare and Family Services, Human Services, and
18Public Health, issued a series of recommendations, including
19recommended changes to Administrative Rules and Illinois
20statutes, on the categories of deemed status for accreditation,
21fiscal audits, centralized repository of information,
22Medicaid, technology, contracting, and streamlined monitoring
23procedures. It is the intent of the 97th General Assembly to



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1pursue implementation of those recommendations that have been
2determined to require Acts of the General Assembly.
3    (b) For community-integrated living arrangements licensed
4under this Act, the Office of the State Fire Marshal shall
5provide the necessary fire inspection to comply with licensing
6requirements. The Office of the State Fire Marshal may enter
7into an agreement with another State agency to conduct this
8inspection if qualified personnel are employed by that agency
9code enforcement inspection of the facility by the local
10authority may occur if the local authority having jurisdiction
11enforces code requirements that are equal to those enforced by
12the State Fire Marshal. Nothing in this Section shall limit a
13local authority with jurisdiction from conducting local code
14inspection and enforcement or prohibit a local fire authority
15from conducting fire incident planning activities.
16(Source: P.A. 100-313, eff. 8-24-17.)
17    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
18becoming law.