IL HB2604 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 15-0)
Status: Introduced on February 14 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-05-31 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Creates the Safe Patient Limits Act. Provides the maximum number of patients that may be assigned to a registered nurse in specified situations. Provides that nothing shall preclude a facility from assigning fewer patients to a registered nurse than the limits provided in Act. Provides that nothing in the Act precludes the use of patient acuity systems consistent with the Nurse Staffing by Patient Acuity Act; however, the maximum patient assignments in the Act may not be exceeded, regardless of the use and application of any patient acuity system. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall adopt rules governing the implementation and operation of the Act. Provides that all facilities shall adopt written policies and procedures for training and orientation of nursing staff and that no registered nurse shall be assigned to a nursing unit or clinical area unless that nurse has, among other things, demonstrated competence in providing care in that area. Provides that the written policies and procedures for the training and orientation of nursing staff shall require that all temporary personnel receive the same amount and type of training and orientation that is required for permanent staff. Provides that the Act's provisions are severable.

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Title

SAFE PATIENT LIMITS

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-31HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2019-05-16HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
2019-05-16HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
2019-05-07HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2019
2019-05-07HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2019-05-07HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 004-000-000
2019-05-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Edly-Allen
2019-05-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
2019-04-26HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Diane Pappas
2019-04-12HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2019-04-12HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
2019-04-11HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 State Mandates Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
2019-04-11HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Home Rule Note Filed as Amended
2019-04-10HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
2019-04-10HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2019-04-04HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
2019-04-03HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
2019-04-01HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Home Rule Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Tom Demmer
2019-04-01HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 State Mandates Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Tom Demmer
2019-04-01HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Tom Demmer
2019-03-29HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
2019-03-29HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2019-03-27HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
2019-03-27HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Labor & Commerce Committee; 017-008-000
2019-03-27HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted in Labor & Commerce Committee; by Voice Vote
2019-03-27HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce Committee
2019-03-26HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
2019-03-26HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Fred Crespo
2019-03-20HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce Committee
2019-03-19HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
2019-03-19HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2019-03-19HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Fred Crespo
2019-03-12HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
2019-03-11HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
2019-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
2019-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
2019-03-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2019-02-26HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
2019-02-14HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2019-02-14HouseFirst Reading
2019-02-14HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Fred Crespo

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