On Wednesday, November 23, 2011, Governor Quinn signed SB 1694 into law. It is now Public Act 97-623. Public Act 97-623 allows access to a deceased family member’s medical records without opening an estate.
On Tuesday, June 28, 2011, Governor Quinn signed the workers’ compensation bill into law. It is now Public Act 97-18.
On Tuesday, May 31, 2011, the Illinois House passed HB 1698 (workers’ compensation) by a vote of 62-43-10. The bill now heads to the Governor for consideration.