Bill Text: IL SB1750 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the Community-Integrated Living Arrangements Licensure and Certification Act. Provides that the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Human Services shall continue to have jurisdiction over a community mental health or developmental services agency and the individuals it served at the time the agency's license was revoked for as long as is necessary to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of the individuals the agency served and the accountability of the agency.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-04-26 - Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly [SB1750 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-SB1750-Introduced.html


100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
SB1750

Introduced 2/9/2017, by Sen. Dale A. Righter

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
210 ILCS 135/6 from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 1706

Amends the Community-Integrated Living Arrangements Licensure and Certification Act. Provides that the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Human Services shall continue to have jurisdiction over a community mental health or developmental services agency and the individuals it served at the time the agency's license was revoked for as long as is necessary to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of the individuals the agency served and the accountability of the agency.
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1 AN ACT concerning regulation.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Community-Integrated Living Arrangements
5Licensure and Certification Act is amended by changing Section
66 as follows:
7 (210 ILCS 135/6) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 1706)
8 Sec. 6. (a) The Department shall deny an application for a
9license, or revoke or refuse to renew the license of a
10community mental health or developmental services agency, or
11refuse to issue a license to the holder of a temporary permit,
12if the Department determines that the applicant, agency or
13permit holder has not complied with a provision of this Act,
14the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code, or
15applicable Department rules and regulations. Specific grounds
16for denial or revocation of a license, or refusal to renew a
17license or to issue a license to the holder of a temporary
18permit, shall include but not be limited to:
19 (1) Submission of false information either on
20 Department licensure forms or during an inspection;
21 (2) Refusal to allow an inspection to occur;
22 (3) Violation of this Act or rules and regulations
23 promulgated under this Act;

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1 (4) Violation of the rights of a recipient;
2 (5) Failure to submit or implement a plan of correction
3 within the specified time period; or
4 (6) Failure to submit a workplace violence prevention
5 plan in compliance with the Health Care Workplace Violence
6 Prevention Act.
7 (b) If the Department determines that the operation of a
8community mental health or developmental services agency or one
9or more of the programs or placements certified by the agency
10under this Act jeopardizes the health, safety or welfare of the
11recipients served by the agency, the Department may immediately
12revoke the agency's license and may direct the agency to
13withdraw recipients from any such program or placement.
14 (c) The Office of Inspector General of the Department of
15Human Services shall continue to have jurisdiction over the
16agency and the individuals it served at the time the agency's
17license was revoked for as long as is necessary to ensure the
18health, safety, and welfare of the individuals the agency
19served and the accountability of the agency.
20(Source: P.A. 94-347, eff. 7-28-05.)
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