New act allows for interstate cooperation between emergency aid providersJanuary 2014Illinois Law Update, Page 16The recently enacted Interstate Mutual Emergency Aid Act allows local municipalities to establish mutual aid agreements with government units from other states for the purpose of addressing "emergencies that extend or exceed a jurisdiction's emergency response capabilities."
Contagion and the CourtsBy Hon. Ron SpearsNovember 2011Column, Page 588Health care providers aren't the only ones who have to respond to public health emergencies.
Emergency Contact Database to be created. PA 095-0898January 2009Illinois Law Update, Page 16The Illinois Identification Card Act has been amended by adding section 11A, and the Illinois Vehicle Code has been amended by adding section 6-117.2. 15 ILCS 335/11A and 625 ILCS 5/6-117.2.
Disaster leave policies amendedOctober 2006Illinois Law Update, Page 526The Illinois Department of Central Management Services (Department) has amended part 303 of title 80, 80 Ill Adm Code 303.
Illinois seeks efficiency in the event of a disaster PA 094-0733July 2006Illinois Law Update, Page 334Perhaps due to problems with the Federal Emergency Management Agency after Hurricane Katrina, the Illinois General Assembly amended Section 2105-400 of "The Department of Professional Regulation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois." 20 ILCS 2105/2105-400. First, subsection
Disaster Recovery BasicsBy Todd FlamingDecember 2001Column, Page 659With some basic disaster planning, you can keep your practice up and running even if your office is damaged or destroyed.
Disaster volunteersDecember 2001Illinois Law Update, Page 624On September 14, 2001, the Illinois Department of Central Management Services adopted an emergency amendment to section 303 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 80 Ill Adm Code 303.