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Articles on Administrative Law

Mentor program for new principals established

December
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 632
The State Board of Education has implemented Section 2-3.53a of the School Code, 105 ILCS 5/2-3.53a, which calls for a mentoring program between first-year principals and experienced principals. 23 Ill Adm Code   

Changes to rules governing advertising of life insurance and annuities

November
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 576
Several sections of Title 50, Section 909 of the Illinois Administrative Code have been amended and a new section added. 

New rules create grievance procedures required by Americans with Disabilities Act

November
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 576
The State Board of Elections (Board) has created Part 1800 of Title 4 and has titled it "Americans with Disabilities Act Grievance Procedure."

New program helps needy families pursue education, build homes, and start businesses

October
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 516
The Department of Human Services has added a new section to 89 Ill Adm Code 112, "Temporary Assistance for Needy Families." 

Changes Made to Business Corporation Act

September
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 460
The Secretary of State has amended the rules governing the Business Corporation Act (Act), 805 ILCS 5/1.01 et seq, and has added a section that concerns amending a previously filed annual report.

Illinois Administrative Agency Publications Online

By Tom Gaylord
September
2007
Column
Page 494
There's a wealth of information if you know where to look.

New Grant Program for Children Raised by Grandparents

September
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 460
Pursuant to Public Act 94-0968, an amendment to the Higher Education Student Assistance Act, 110 ILCS 947/65.75, the Department of Education has added 23 Ill Adm Code 2738, titled "Grant Program for a Child Raised by Grandparent," effective July 1, 2007. 

Nurse Educator Loan Repayment Program Implemented

September
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 460
The Board of Education has created 23 Ill Adm Code 2758 to implement the Nurse Educator Loan Repayment Program, effective July 1, 2007. 

Changes made to rules governing issuance of CDLs

August
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 404
The Secretary of State has promulgated new rules concerning the issuing of commercial driver's licenses (CDLs) by amending definitions and requirements in 92 Ill Adm Code 1040, titled "Cancellation, Revocation or Suspension of Licenses or Permits." 

DHS staff must now report elderly self-neglect

August
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 404
89 Ill Adm Code 10, "General Administrative Provisions," has been amended to add self-neglect to the list of elder abuse and neglect that department staff must report to the Department on Aging within 24 hours of discovery. 

An Overview of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation

By Michael V. Favia and Marlene E. Siedlarz
August
2007
Article
Page 428
Attorneys representing doctors, dentists, and other licensees before the IDFPR need to know the agency's policies and procedures. Here's a primer.

Professional licenses can be withheld for non-payment of taxes

August
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 404
A new sub-section, 1100.560, has been added to 68 Ill Adm Code 1100, effective May 16, 2007. 

Qualified physician must be present until medical discharge

August
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 404
Sub-section 205.320 of 77 Ill Adm Code 205, titled "Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Licensing Requirements," has been amended, effective May 7, 2007. 

Rules changed regarding alcohol and drug testing

August
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 404
20 Ill Adm Code 1286 has been amended by adding sub-section 1286.75, effective May 1, 2007. 

Beyond the Regs: Illinois Administrative Law Online

By Tom Gaylord
July
2007
Column
Page 382
A look at state agency Web sites that offer the agency's administrative decisions and more.

“Identified offender” rules repealed for under age 22 long term care facilities

July
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 348
The Department of Public Health has made changes to Part 390 (Long Term Care for Under Age 22 Facilities) of Title 77 (Public Health) to reflect amendments to the Nursing Home Care Act, 210 ILCS 45/2-101 et seq.

New rules aim to reduce chance of erroneous license suspensions

July
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 348
The Department of Transportation has amended its rules to make the policies of the Secretary of State consistent with those of the Division of Insurance and to ensure that drivers' licenses are not erroneously suspended. 92 Ill Adm Code 1070.20.

Rules for nonscheduled bus inspections changed

July
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 348
The Department of Transportation has amended Part 456, "Nonscheduled Bus Inspections," of Subchapter e, "Traffic Safety," to change the rules governing nonscheduled bus inspections. 92 Ill Adm Code 456.

Gas thieves to have driving privileges suspended

June
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 292
The Illinois Secretary of State has inserted a new section into 92 Ill Adm Code 1040.

New rules promulgated regarding Indian Child Welfare Services

June
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 292
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services has repealed the previous version of 89 Ill Adm Code 307 and has added new sections that now comprise part 307 of title 89. 

Rules issued to implement and regulate the Methamphetamine Manufacturer Database

June
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 292
The Department of State Police has added three sections to 20 Ill Adm Code 1284 to enact rules that correspond to the Methamphetamine Manufacturer Registry Act [730 ILCS 180/1 et seq].

Tax exemptions for out-of-state motor vehicle purchasers narrowed and clarified

June
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 292
The Department of Revenue has amended sections 130.120 and 130.605 of 86 Ill Adm Code 130 to reflect changes made to the Illinois Retailers' Occupation Tax Act (35 ILCS 120/1 et seq). 

Amendments made to the “Grow Your Own Teacher” initiative

May
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 236
The Illinois State Board of Education (Board) has amended three sections and repealed one section of 23 Ill Adm Code 60. The changes correlate with Public Act 94-0979 and pertain specifically to the Grow Your Own Teacher Education Act, 110 ILCS 48/1 et seq. 

Notice requirements for out-of-state Certified Public Accountants explained

May
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 236
Effective February 15, 2007, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has amended 68 Ill Adm Code 1420. 

Tuition Waiver Rules Implemented

May
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 236
The Board of Higher Education (Board) has implemented rules, effective February 7, 2007, that provide uniform guidelines, definitions, and limitations for the issuing of tuition and fee waivers by public universities to their students. 23 Ill Adm Code 1075.

Medical assistance eligibility enlarged for some patients with breast or cervical cancer

April
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 176
Effective January 28, 2007, the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services has amended 89 Ill Adm Code 120. 

Retail merchants authorized to sell and process registration plates

April
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 176
The Illinois Secretary of State has amended 92 Ill Adm Code 1010. The amendments allow "retail merchants" to be involved in selling and processing registration plates.

Rules created to implement Veterans’ Health Insurance Program Act

April
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 176
The Department of Healthcare and Family Services (Department) has created rules to implement the Veterans' Health Insurance Program Act (Act). 

Changes made regarding background checks for workers at Community Living Facilities

March
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 124
The Department of Health has amended 77 Ill Adm Code 370. The amendment pertains to Community Living Facilities and background checks that workers are given. 

Limitations placed on property patients in mental health facilities may possess

March
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 124
Effective December 27, 2006, the Department of Human Services has implemented new rules in 59 Ill Adm Code 110.30 that allow the staff at mental health facilities to keep contraband, dangerous, and restricted items away from patients in order to protect the safety of both staff and patients. 59 Ill Adm Code 110.30. 

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