DONAHUE-SYVERSON-GARCIA-SMITH AND JONES.
HLTH FACILITY-PLAN REVIEW FEES
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Act, the Nursing
Home Care Act, and the Hospital Licensing Act. Provides that
architectural drawings and specifications therefor shall be submitted
to the Department of Public Health for review and approval before
commencing major construction, as defined by the Department, with an
estimated cost greater than $25,000 (currently $5,000). Removes fee
provisions for construction costing $5,000 or more but less than
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Removes the requirement that architectural drawings and specifi-
cations must be submitted to the Department before commencing con-
struction with an estimated cost of $100,000 or less. Removes fee pro-
visions for construction costing $100,000 or less. Further amends the
Nursing Home Care Act to require the Department to notify an applicant
of whether its submission is complete within 10 working days of re-
ceiving the submission. Provides that if the Department does not in-
spect a completed project within the required timeframe, the construc-
tion shall be deemed approved and occupancy shall be authorized. Pro-
vides that the Department shall establish an expedited process for
emergency repairs or replacement of equipment. Adds an immediate
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3.
Requires the Department to inform an applicant of the
deficiencies in its submission, if any, in writing. Deletes
provisions concerning the commencement of the 60-day review period.
Provides that Department review fees shall not be imposed for certain
construction projects. Removes the requirement that, in the case of
the establishment of a new hospital, a person to whom the Director has
issued a permit shall submit architectural plans and specifications to
the Department for review and approval.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds reference to:
210 ILCS 3/25
Amends the Alternative Health Care Delivery Act to require the
Department of Public Health to conduct a study to determine the
feasibility, risks and benefits to patients, and effect on the health
care system of authorizing recovery care of nonsurgical patients in
postsurgical recovery care centers. Requires a report to the General
Assembly by November 1, 1998. Requires the Department to request
public comment and to appoint an advisory committee composed of
representatives of hospitals, physicians, freestanding surgical
centers, and consumers.
STATE DEBT IMPACT NOTE, H-AM 1
SB 1473 would not increase the level of State indebtedness.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Dpt. Public Health)
Funds for the Plan Review Fund would be decreased by $15,000;
the study would cost $125,000.
FISCAL NOTE (Dpt. Commerce & Community Affairs)
No fiscal impact on units of local gov't. or DCCA.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE
SB 1473 fails to create a State mandate.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1
No change from previous note.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0600
Last action date: 98-06-25
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 2
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