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Rauner signs bill allowing nursing home residents to install cameras

Rauner signs bill allowing nursing home residents to install cameras

Taking action on dozens of bills, Gov. Bruce Rauner signed measures into law that would allow nursing home residents to put cameras in their rooms to protect against abuse and require high school students to take a civics class in order to graduate. The Republican governor also made liberal use of his veto pen, rejecting proposals that would extend key services to wards of the state until they were 21 instead of 18, and require doctors to provide hepatitis C screenings for people born from 1945 to 1965. Rauner also sought to rewrite a bill that would have put in place tougher consumer protections in the case of data breaches, saying the measure went too far and would place...

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