§ 1 This Act shall be known and may be cited as the Home Health, Home …
§ 1.01 It is declared to be the public policy that the State has a …
§ 2 As used in this Act, unless the context requires otherwise, the terms …
§ 2.01 “Department” means the Department of Public Health of the State of …
§ 2.02 “Director” means the Director of Public Health of the State of …
§ 2.03 “Person” means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, …
§ 2.03a “Agency” means a home health agency, home nursing agency, or home …
§ 2.04 “Home Health Agency” means a public agency or private organization …
§ 2.05 “Home health services” means services provided to a person at his …
§ 2.08 “Home services agency” means an agency that provides services …
§ 2.09 “Home services” or “in-home services” means assistance with …
§ 2.10 “Home services worker” or “in-home services worker” means an …
§ 2.11 “Home nursing agency” means an agency that provides services …
§ 2.12 “Placement agency” means any person engaged for gain or profit in the …
§ 3 No person shall open, manage, conduct or maintain a home health …
§ 3.3 Home services agency; license required
§ 3.7 Home nursing agency; license required
§ 3.8 Referrals; license required
§ 4 Types of licenses
§ 5 (a) Each application for a home health agency provisional license as …
§ 6 The Department shall, before March 1, 1978, promulgate standards for …
§ 6.3 Home services agencies; standards; fees
§ 6.4 Oversight and direction of skilled home care services
§ 6.5 Vaccinations
§ 6.7 Home nursing agencies; standards; fees
§ 7 (a) The Director shall appoint a Home Health and Home Services …
§ 8 An application for a license may be denied for any of the following …
§ 9 A license may be suspended, revoked, or a renewal thereof denied for …
§ 9.01 The Department may conduct any such investigations and inspections as …
§ 9.02 When the Department determines that an agency is in violation of this …
§ 9.03 (a) Each agency served with a notice of violation under Section 9.02 …
§ 9.04 (a) The licensee of an agency operating in violation of this Act or …
§ 10 (a) Before denying an application, refusing to renew a license, …
§ 10.01 All fines shall be paid to the Department within 10 days of the …
§ 10.05 Home Care Services Agency Licensure Fund
§ 11 (a) Each licensee shall file annually, or more often as the Director …
§ 12 Whenever the Department refuses to grant, or revokes or suspends a …
§ 13 This Act does not apply to any home health agency conducted by and …
§ 14 The operation or maintenance of an agency in violation of this Act or …

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 210 ILCS 55

  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Heretofore: means any time previous to the day on which the statute takes effect; and the word "hereafter" at any time after such day. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.17
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.36
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Law of descent: The State statutes that specify how a deceased person
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" a calendar year unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" alone, is equivalent to the expression "year of our Lord. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.10
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • oath: shall be deemed to include an affirmation, and the word "sworn" shall be construed to include the word "affirmed. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.12
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Surviving spouse: means "widow" or "widower" as the case may be. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.32
  • sworn: shall be construed to include the word "affirmed. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.12
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.