102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 2/24/2021, by Sen. Chapin Rose
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
20 ILCS 2310/2310-705 new
Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the
Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that for the purpose of
infection control and vaccine distribution during a public health
emergency, the Department of Public Health shall prioritize MC/DD
facilities at the same prioritization level as long-term care facilities
under the Nursing Home Care Act. Effective immediately.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Department of Public Health Powers and
Duties Law of the
Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
amended by adding Section 2310-705 as follows:
(20 ILCS 2310/2310-705 new)
MC/DD facilities infection control and
vaccine distribution prioritization.
For the purpose of
infection control and vaccine distribution during a public
health emergency, the Department shall prioritize MC/DD
facilities, as defined in Section 1-113 of the MC/DD Act, at
the same prioritization level as long-term care facilities, as
defined in Section 1-113 of the Nursing Home Care Act.
This Act takes effect upon