102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 2/22/2021, by Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Health Care Worker Background Check Act. Provides that
"health care employer" includes the Department of Corrections or a
third-party vendor employing certified nursing assistants working with the
Department of Corrections. Effective immediately.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning regulation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Health Care Worker Background Check Act is
amended by changing Section 15 as follows:
(225 ILCS 46/15)
In this Act:
"Applicant" means an individual enrolling in a training
program, seeking employment, whether paid or on a volunteer
basis, with a health care
employer who has received a bona fide
conditional offer of employment.
"Conditional offer of employment" means a bona fide offer
of employment by a
health care employer to an applicant, which
is contingent upon the receipt of a
report from the Department
of Public Health indicating that the applicant does
not have a
record of conviction of any of the criminal offenses
"Department" means the Department of Public Health.
"Direct care" means the provision of nursing care or
assistance with feeding,
dressing, movement, bathing,
toileting, or other personal needs, including home services as
defined in the Home Health, Home Services, and Home Nursing
Agency Licensing Act. The entity
responsible for inspecting