IL SB1908 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on February 26 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-04-06 - Reported Back To Health; 005-000-000
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the University of Illinois Hospital Act, the Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Act, and the Hospital Licensing Act. Requires hospitals organized under the University of Illinois Hospital Act or licensed under the Hospital Licensing Act and ambulatory surgical treatment centers licensed under the Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Act to: 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 electrosurgery and lasers; and report to the Department of Public Health within 90 days after the amendatory Act's effective date that the policies have been adopted.

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2021-04-06SenateReported Back To Health; 005-000-000
2021-03-24SenateTo Subcommittee on Public Health
2021-03-16SenateAssigned to Health
2021-03-15SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
2021-02-26SenateReferred to Assignments
2021-02-26SenateFirst Reading
2021-02-26SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
1103308dNew CodeSee Bill Text
21056.9New CodeSee Bill Text
210856.28New CodeSee Bill Text

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