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Full Text of SB0598  102nd General Assembly

SB0598 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
SB0598

 

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.


LRB102 04502 CPF 14521 b

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

SB0598LRB102 04502 CPF 14521 b

1    AN ACT concerning State government.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Department of Public Health Powers and
5Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
6amended by adding Section 2310-705 as follows:
 
7    (20 ILCS 2310/2310-705 new)
8    Sec. 2310-705. MC/DD facilities infection control and
9vaccine distribution prioritization. For the purpose of
10infection control and vaccine distribution during a public
11health emergency, the Department shall prioritize MC/DD
12facilities, as defined in Section 1-113 of the MC/DD Act, at
13the same prioritization level as long-term care facilities, as
14defined in Section 1-113 of the Nursing Home Care Act.
 
15    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
16becoming law.