Session: 102nd General Assembly
Year: 2022
Bill #: HB5568
Category: Public Health, Hospital Facilities and Nursing Homes
Position: No position
Revenue Loss?
Authority Preemption?

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Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Public Health to recommend new standards for labs that test for COVID-19 and have opened since 2021. Provides that the Department shall ensure that its recommendations do not overregulate established labs that test other samples. Requires the Department to ensure that it maintains an adequately staffed hotline to receive complaints about COVID-19 testing sites and labs. Effective immediately.

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