(a) Upon receipt of an application for a permit to establish a hospital the Director shall issue a permit if he finds (1) that the applicant is fit, willing, and able to provide a proper standard of hospital service for the community with particular regard to the qualification, background, and character of the applicant, (2) that the financial resources available to the applicant demonstrate an ability to construct, maintain, and operate a hospital in accordance with the standards, rules, and regulations adopted pursuant to this Act, and (3) that safeguards are provided which assure hospital operation and maintenance consistent with the public interest having particular regard to safe, adequate, and efficient hospital facilities and services.
     The Director may request the cooperation of county and multiple-county health departments, municipal boards of health, and other governmental and non-governmental agencies in obtaining information and in conducting investigations relating to such applications.

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 210 ILCS 85/6

  • State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14

     A permit to establish a hospital shall be valid only for the premises and person named in the application for such permit and shall not be transferable or assignable.
     In the event the Director issues a permit to establish a hospital the applicant shall thereafter submit plans and specifications to the Department in accordance with Section 8 of this Act.
     (b) Upon receipt of an application for license to open, conduct, operate, and maintain a hospital, the Director shall issue a license if he finds the applicant and the hospital facilities comply with standards, rules, and regulations promulgated under this Act. A license, unless sooner suspended or revoked, shall be renewable annually upon approval by the Department and payment of a license fee as established pursuant to Section 5 of this Act. Each license shall be issued only for the premises and persons named in the application and shall not be transferable or assignable. Licenses shall be posted in a conspicuous place on the licensed premises. The Department may, either before or after the issuance of a license, request the cooperation of the State Fire Marshal, county and multiple county health departments, or municipal boards of health to make investigations to determine if the applicant or licensee is complying with the minimum standards prescribed by the Department. The report and recommendations of any such agency shall be in writing and shall state with particularity its findings with respect to compliance or noncompliance with such minimum standards, rules, and regulations.
     The Director may issue a provisional license to any hospital which does not substantially comply with the provisions of this Act and the standards, rules, and regulations promulgated by virtue thereof provided that he finds that such hospital has undertaken changes and corrections which upon completion will render the hospital in substantial compliance with the provisions of this Act, and the standards, rules, and regulations adopted hereunder, and provided that the health and safety of the patients of the hospital will be protected during the period for which such provisional license is issued. The Director shall advise the licensee of the conditions under which such provisional license is issued, including the manner in which the hospital facilities fail to comply with the provisions of the Act, standards, rules, and regulations, and the time within which the changes and corrections necessary for such hospital facilities to substantially comply with this Act, and the standards, rules, and regulations of the Department relating thereto shall be completed.