(225 ILCS 65/75-10) (was 225 ILCS 65/17-10)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
    Sec. 75-10. Illinois Nursing Workforce Center. The purpose of the Illinois Nursing Workforce Center to address issues of supply and demand in the nursing profession, including issues of recruitment, retention, and utilization of nurse manpower resources. The General Assembly finds that the Center will enhance the access to and delivery of quality health care services by providing an ongoing strategy for the allocation of the State's resources directed towards nursing. Each of the following objectives shall serve as the primary goals for the Center:
        (1) To develop a strategic plan for nursing manpower
in Illinois by selecting priorities that must be addressed.
        (2) To convene various groups of representatives of
nurses, other health care providers, businesses and industries, consumers, legislators, and educators to:
            (A) review and comment on data analysis prepared
for the Center; and
            (B) recommend systemic changes, including
strategies for implementation of recommended changes.
        (3) To enhance and promote recognition, reward, and
renewal activities for nurses in Illinois by:
            (A) proposing and creating reward, recognition,
and renewal activities for nursing; and
            (B) promoting media and positive image-building
efforts for nursing.
(Source: P.A. 100-513, eff. 1-1-18.)