§ 1 This Act may be cited as the Hospital Licensing Act
§ 2 Purpose; findings
§ 3 As used in this Act: (A) “Hospital” …
§ 4 No person shall establish a hospital without first obtaining a permit …
§ 4.5 Hospital with multiple locations; single license
§ 4.6 Additional licensing requirements
§ 4.7 Additional licensing requirements
§ 5 (a) An application for a permit to establish a hospital shall be made …
§ 6 (a) Upon receipt of an application for a permit to establish a …
§ 6.01 Domestic violence
§ 6.06 The Department shall prescribe, by regulation, standards for …
§ 6.07 The Department shall by regulation require the availability and …
§ 6.08 (a) Every hospital shall provide notification as required in this …
§ 6.09 (a) In order to facilitate the orderly transition of aged patients …
§ 6.09a Report of death
§ 6.09b Patient notice of observation status
§ 6.10 The Department shall adopt rules requiring hospitals licensed under …
§ 6.11 In licensing any hospital which provides for the diagnosis, care or …
§ 6.12 The provisions of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act are …
§ 6.13 Any hospital licensed under this Act may provide a program or service …
§ 6.14 Resident and intern duty hour requirements
§ 6.14a Public disclosure of information
§ 6.14b Confidentiality of patient records
§ 6.14c Posting of information
§ 6.14d Materials available for public inspection
§ 6.14e Storage and transfer of patient records
§ 6.14f Reports to the trauma registry; certain accidents involving persons under the age of 18 years
§ 6.14g Reports to the Department; opioid overdoses
§ 6.15 Abduction of infant patient
§ 6.16 Agreement with designated organ procurement agency
§ 6.17 Protection of and confidential access to medical records and information
§ 6.19 Do-not-resuscitate orders and Department of Public Health Uniform POLST form
§ 6.20 Use of restraints
§ 6.21 Umbilical cord blood donation
§ 6.22 Arrangement for transportation of patient by an ambulance service provider
§ 6.23 Prevention and control of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms
§ 6.23a Sepsis screening protocols
§ 6.24 Time of death; patient’s religious beliefs
§ 6.25 Safe patient handling policy
§ 6.26 Immunization against influenza virus and pneumococcal disease
§ 6.27 Intended parent; delivery room
§ 7 (a) The Director after notice and opportunity for hearing to the …
§ 7.5 Fire Safety Evaluation System
§ 8 Facility plan review; fees
§ 8.5 Waiver or alternative compliance
§ 9 Inspections and investigations
§ 9.1 The Department shall regularly inspect each State mental health and …
§ 9.2 Disclosure
§ 9.3 Informal dispute resolution
§ 9.4 Findings, conclusions, and citations
§ 9.5 Reviewer quality improvement
§ 9.6 Patient protection from abuse
§ 9.7 List of individuals that may not be admitted for treatment …
§ 9.8 Compliance with the Health Care Violence Prevention Act
§ 10 Board creation; Department rules
§ 10.1 In connection with any application for a license or a renewal …
§ 10.2 Because the candid and conscientious evaluation of clinical practices …
§ 10.3 No hospital shall allow any person to take part as a student in a …
§ 10.4 Medical staff privileges
§ 10.6 Hospital merger; medical staff bylaws
§ 10.7 Clinical privileges; advanced practice registered nurses
§ 10.8 Requirements for employment of physicians
§ 10.9 Nurse mandated overtime prohibited
§ 10.10 Nurse Staffing by Patient Acuity
§ 10.11 Clinical privileges; physician assistants
§ 11 No hospital, nor any person connected with any hospital, shall place …
§ 11.1 No hospital may refuse necessary treatment to a pregnant woman in …
§ 11.1a Instruments for taking a pregnant woman’s blood pressure
§ 11.2 (a) Each hospital licensed under this Act shall allow a recipient of …
§ 11.3 No hospital shall require any patient or any member of the patient’s …
§ 11.4 Disposition of fetus
§ 11.5 Uniform standards of obstetrical care regardless of ability to pay
§ 11.6 Policy and procedure for patient bathroom door locks
§ 11.7 Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Education
§ 11.8 Closed captioning required
§ 12 The Department shall prepare an annual report of its activities and …
§ 13 Whenever the Department refuses to grant, or revokes or suspends a …
§ 14 Any person establishing a hospital without a permit issued pursuant …
§ 14.5 Hospital Licensure Fund
§ 15 Notwithstanding the existence or pursuit of any other remedy, the …
§ 16 If any provision of this Act or the application thereof to any person …

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 210 ILCS 85

  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • 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.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • 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.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • 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.
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • 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
  • Municipalities: has the meaning established in Section 1 of Article VII of the Constitution of the State of Illinois of 1970. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.27
  • 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.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Petty offense: A federal misdemeanor punishable by six months or less in prison. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.