Shelbyville Daily Union

Local News

January 2, 2014

Hundreds of new laws to go into effect

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SHELBYVILLE, IL. —

SB 1565 Provides that any time after the appointment of a temporary custodian, a court may vacate any short-term guardianship for the minor, provided the vacation is consistent with the minor's best interests

SB 1686 Changes the definition of an unfit person in the adoption act

HB 0996 Extends the charitable gaming license period to two years and allows more charitable gaming in the same venue

HB 1140 Prohibits non-gambling video gaming terminals for gambling purposes Gaming

HB 2506 Requires horse racing facilities to have at least 2 AEDs accessible on the

backstretch while workers are present

HB 0001 Allows for the use medical marijuana in the treatment of debilitating medical

conditions if certain conditions are met

HB 0061 Repeals the requirement that IDPH give notice of the identity of a child diagnosed with HIV/AIDS to the principal of the school in which the child is enrolled

HB 1046 Incarcerated persons may apply for medical assistance within 30 days of their release

HB 1052 Limits written collaborative agreements concerning advanced practice nurses

HB 1458 Custodian of another person can petition the court to institutionalize the person and allows police officers to take them directly to the institution, instead of a hospital

HB 1809 Expands the list of impairments that qualify a person as disabled, including mobility limitation resulting from cancer or its treatment

HB 2199 Requires Illinois State Diabetes Commission to report to the General Assembly once every 2 years

HB 2339 Amends Illinois' organ donation law; updates definitions

HB 2452 Care providers in a health care facility must wear an ID badge

HB 2640 Allows for the reimbursement for the removal of tattoos received by victims of human trafficking

HB 2760 Allows doctors licensed outside Illinois to oversee home health care as long as the direct caregivers are licensed in Illinois and the oversight is being transferred to an Illinois doctor within 6 months

HB 2996 Changes the definitions, referral requirements and educational requirements for occupational therapists and their assistants

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