92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0016
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Short description: 
CIV PRO-RECORDS-COPYING FEES                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure  concerning  the      
   inspection of hospital and medical records.  Provides that the charges      
   imposed  by a hospital or physician for copying records may not exceed      
   a $25 handling charge plus 37  cents  per  page.  Allows  charges  for      
   shipping.  Provides that the rates shall be automatically adjusted for      
   inflation  each  year.  Applies the same maximum charges to records of      
   other health  care  practitioners,  clinical  psychologists,  clinical      
   social  workers,  and  attorneys.   Makes other changes.  Effective 30      
   days after becoming law.                                                    
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          735 ILCS 5/8-2001                                                    
          735 ILCS 5/8-2003                                                    
          735 ILCS 5/8-2004                                                    
          735 ILCS 5/8-2005 new                                                
          735 ILCS 5/8-2006 new                                                
        Deletes all provisions of  the  bill  except  those  changing  an      
   article heading.                                                            
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   1


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