90th General Assembly
Summary of SB0608
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Short description: 
IL NURSE ACT-DRUG USE-TREATMNT                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois  Nursing  Act  of  1987.  Provides  that  the      
   Dpt. of Professional Regulation Committee on Nursing is authorized to       
   appoint a Committee member as liaison to the Program. Provides that         
   moneys in that Fund shall be used to fund an Assistance Program for         
   Nurses. Provides that if a registered professional nurse who is an          
   administrator or officer in a health care facility believes that a          
   nurse is addicted to habit-forming drugs or alcohol or unlawfully uses      
   or possesses certain drugs, he or she shall report it to the Assis-         
   tance Program for Nurses rather than to the Department. Provides that       
   the nurse shall not be reported to the Department unless he or she          
   fails to meet established criteria for participation in the non-dis-        
   ciplinary alternative program for substance abuse. Provides that the        
   nurse may self-refer to the Assistance Program.                             
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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