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Changes to the Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Center Code
Illinois Law Update, Page 184
The Illinois Department of Public Health ("Department") recently amended the provisions of the Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Center Code by adding a new section concerning critical care transport services. 77 Ill Adm Code 515.
Changes to the Medical Programs Code
Illinois Law Update, Page 292
The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (“Department”) recently added a new part to codify the procedures for the Department’s Electronic Health Record Provider Incentive Payment program.
Choice-of-law clause does not control applicability of Consumer Fraud Act
Illinois Law Update, Page 464
On June 20, 2012, the second district appellate court held that contractual choice-of-law and forum-selection clauses that provide for the application of Illinois law do not automatically permit a party to bring claims under the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act ("Consumer Fraud Act"). International Profit Associates, Inc. v. Linus Alarm Corp., ___ N.E.2d ___, 2012 IL App (2d) 110958.
Clerk to furnish lists of moving violations involving taxi drivers. PA 097-1062
Illinois Law Update, Page 632
A new section of the Taxi Safety Act of 2007 now requires that, when vehicle citation records are not readily available for a particular taxi or registered taxi driver, the appropriate circuit-court clerk must provide a list of moving violations, if any, to a governmental unit upon request. 625 ILCS 55/15 new.
Cohabitation Agreements after the Civil Union Act
Article, Page 308
The Civil Union Act represents a movement away from the public policy of encouraging only traditional heterosexual married couple relationships, prompting the question: Should Illinois recognize unmarried couples’ cohabitation agreements?
Credit Agreements Act does not bar debtor challenge to affirmative defense
Illinois Law Update, Page 520
On July 18, 2012, the third district appellate court held that the Illinois Credit Agreements Act ("Credit Agreements Act") did not bar a debtor from contesting the accuracy of a commercial security agreement when the document was introduced by a creditor as an affirmative defense.