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Public Act 102-0750


 

Public Act 0750 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 102-0750
 
SB3011 EnrolledLRB102 20072 CPF 31783 b

    AN ACT concerning health.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The University of Illinois Hospital Act is
amended by renumbering and changing Section 8d, as added by
Public Act 102-533, as follows:
 
    (110 ILCS 330/8f)
    Sec. 8f 8d. Surgical smoke plume evacuation.
    (a) In this Section:
    "Department" means the Department of Public Health.
    "Surgical smoke plume" means the by-product of the use of
energy-based devices on tissue during surgery and containing
hazardous materials, including, but not limited to,
bioaerosols bio-aeorsols, smoke, gases, tissue and cellular
fragments and particulates, and viruses.
    "Surgical smoke plume evacuation system" means a dedicated
device that is designed to capture, transport, and filter, and
neutralize surgical smoke plume at the site of origin and
before it can diffuse and pose a risk to the occupants of the
operating or treatment room surgical smoke plume can make
ocular contact, or contact with the respiratory tract, of an
employee.
    (b) To protect patients and health care workers from the
hazards of surgical smoke plume, the University of Illinois
Hospital shall adopt policies to ensure the elimination of
surgical smoke plume by use of a surgical smoke plume
evacuation system for each procedure that generates surgical
smoke plume from the use of energy-based devices, including,
but not limited to, electrosurgery and lasers.
    (c) The University of Illinois Hospital shall report to
the Department within 90 days after January 1, 2022 (the
effective date of Public Act 102-533) this amendatory Act of
the 102nd General Assembly that policies under subsection (b)
of this Section have been adopted.
(Source: P.A. 102-533, eff. 1-1-22; revised 11-9-21.)
 
    Section 10. The Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Act
is amended by changing Section 6.9 as follows:
 
    (210 ILCS 5/6.9)
    Sec. 6.9. Surgical smoke plume evacuation.
    (a) In this Section:
    "Surgical smoke plume" means the by-product of the use of
energy-based devices on tissue during surgery and containing
hazardous materials, including, but not limited to,
bioaerosols bio-aeorsols, smoke, gases, tissue and cellular
fragments and particulates, and viruses.
    "Surgical smoke plume evacuation system" means a dedicated
device that is designed to capture, transport, and filter, and
neutralize surgical smoke plume at the site of origin and
before it can diffuse and pose a risk to the occupants of the
operating or treatment room surgical smoke plume can make
ocular contact, or contact with the respiratory tract, of an
employee.
    (b) To protect patients and health care workers from the
hazards of surgical smoke plume, an ambulatory surgical
treatment center licensed under this Act shall adopt policies
to ensure the elimination of surgical smoke plume by use of a
surgical smoke plume evacuation system for each procedure that
generates surgical smoke plume from the use of energy-based
devices, including, but not limited to, electrosurgery and
lasers.
    (c) An ambulatory surgical treatment center licensed under
this Act shall report to the Department within 90 days after
the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 102nd General
Assembly that policies under subsection (b) of this Section
have been adopted.
(Source: P.A. 102-533, eff. 1-1-22; revised 11-22-21.)
 
    Section 15. The Hospital Licensing Act is amended by
renumbering and changing Section 6.28, as added by Public Act
102-533, as follows:
 
    (210 ILCS 85/6.32)
    Sec. 6.32 6.28. Surgical smoke plume evacuation.
    (a) In this Section:
    "Surgical smoke plume" means the by-product of the use of
energy-based devices on tissue during surgery and containing
hazardous materials, including, but not limited to,
bioaerosols bio-aeorsols, smoke, gases, tissue and cellular
fragments and particulates, and viruses.
    "Surgical smoke plume evacuation system" means a dedicated
device that is designed to capture, transport, and filter, and
neutralize surgical smoke plume at the site of origin and
before it can diffuse and pose a risk to the occupants of the
operating or treatment room surgical smoke plume can make
ocular contact, or contact with the respiratory tract, of an
employee.
    (b) To protect patients and health care workers from the
hazards of surgical smoke plume, a hospital licensed under
this Act shall adopt policies to ensure the elimination of
surgical smoke plume by use of a surgical smoke plume
evacuation system for each procedure that generates surgical
smoke plume from the use of energy-based devices, including,
but not limited to, electrosurgery and lasers.
    (c) A hospital licensed under this Act shall report to the
Department within 90 days after January 1, 2022 (the effective
date of Public Act 102-533) this amendatory Act of the 102nd
General Assembly that policies under subsection (b) of this
Section have been adopted.
(Source: P.A. 102-533, eff. 1-1-22; revised 11-10-21.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 5/6/2022