Comments: IL SB0182 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall study the feasibility of creating a statewide registry of advance directives and Practitioner Order for Life-Sustaining Treatment forms. Amends the Illinois Living Will Act, the Health Care Surrogate Act, the Mental Health Treatment Preferences Declaration Act, and the Powers of Attorney for Health Care Law of the Illinois Power of Attorney Act. Provides that various types of documents may be in hard copy or electronic format. Provides that electronic declarations may be revoked, among other things, by deletion in a manner indicating the intention to revoke and in a manner that meets the requirements for a deletion by a provider deleting an entry in the electronic medical record. Provides that signature and execution requirements are satisfied by written signatures or initials and electronic signatures or computer-generated signature codes that meet the requirements for a signature by a provider making an entry into the electronic medical record. Provides that a person who enters information in an electronic system under the persona of the principal shall be held civilly liable. Makes conforming changes.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-1)

Status: (Passed) 2019-07-26 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0163 [SB0182 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

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