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 Bill Status of SB1496  94th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Deanna Demuzio

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 60/54.5
225 ILCS 95/7from Ch. 111, par. 4607

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Allows a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches to enter into a supervising physician agreement with no more than 4, rather than 2, physician assistants at one time. Amends the Physician Assistant Practice Act. Provides that no more than 4, rather than 2, physician assistants shall be supervised by a supervising physician at one time and that an alternate supervising physician may supervise more than 4, rather than 2, physician assistants. Allows a physician assistant who is licensed under the Act, licensed or certified by another regulatory jurisdiction in the United States, or credentialed as a physician assistant by a federal employer to respond to a need for medical care created by a natural disaster, accident, or other emergency and to render the care that he or she is able to provide without supervision or with supervision, as it is available. Exempts a physician who supervises a physician assistant who is providing medical care in response to a natural disaster, accident, or other emergency from the requirements of the Act as they relate to supervising physicians. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/23/2005SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Deanna Demuzio
  2/23/2005SenateFirst Reading
  2/23/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  3/2/2005SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities
  3/10/2005SenateHeld in Licensed Activities
  3/17/2005SenateDo Pass Licensed Activities; 008-000-000
  3/17/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 6, 2005
  5/10/2005SenateMotion Filed Sen. Louis S. Viverito; , Cullerton, Hendon, Petka and Roskam, Motion to Re-refer, pursuant to Senate Rule 3-7. Re-referred to the Senate Rules Committee.
  5/10/2005SenateMotion Prevailed
  5/10/2005SenateRe-referred to Rules
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

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