92nd General Assembly
Status of HB6055
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   210 ILCS 45/2-203         from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4152-203                   
   210 ILCS 45/2-203.5 new                                                     

        Amends the  Nursing  Home  Care  Act.  In  provisions  concerning      
   residents'  advisory  councils,  provides  that  the councils shall be      
   composed of 5 members  (instead  of  as  specified  by  rules  of  the      
   Department  of  Public Health). Provides that a facility having 200 or      
   more beds may establish additional residents'  advisory  councils  for      
   various  smaller  units within the facility. Provides that all council      
   meetings must be  open  to  participation  by  all  residents  of  the      
   facility (or by all residents of a smaller unit within the facility in      
   the case of a council established for that unit) and by members of the      
   residents'  families.  Provides  that  each  facility must develop and      
   implement a plan for ensuring liaison with concerned  individuals  and      
   groups in the local community in which the facility is located.  Makes      
   other changes.                                                              
   FEB-20-2002  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   FEB-20-2002  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-20-2002  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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