Bill Text: IL SB1751 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the Community-Integrated Living Arrangements Licensure and Certification Act. Provides that after a community mental health or developmental services agency's license has been revoked, it shall continue providing for the health, safety, and welfare of the individuals it was serving by ensuring residents have been fully informed of their rights and options within time frames to be specified in rule and by a specified private, not-for-profit corporation directed by the Governor to administer the State plan to protect and advocate for the rights of persons with developmental disabilities.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 2-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-04-26 - Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly [SB1751 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-SB1751-Introduced.html


100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
SB1751

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 Provides that after a community mental health or developmental services agency's license has been revoked, it shall continue providing for the health, safety, and welfare of the individuals it was serving by ensuring residents have been fully informed of their rights and options within time frames to be specified in rule and by a specified private, not-for-profit corporation directed by the Governor to administer the State plan to protect and advocate for the rights of persons with developmental disabilities.
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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 The agency shall continue providing for the health, safety,
15and welfare of the individuals they were serving at the time
16the agency's license was revoked by ensuring residents have
17been fully informed of their rights and options within time
18frames to be specified in rule and by the private,
19not-for-profit corporation directed by the Governor to
20administer the State plan to protect and advocate for the
21rights of persons with developmental disabilities under
22Section 1 of the Protection and Advocacy for Persons with
23Developmental Disabilities Act.
24(Source: P.A. 94-347, eff. 7-28-05.)
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