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 Bill Status of HB2464  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Elizabeth Coulson and Monique D. Davis

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987. Removes the limitation that physicians may not supervise more than 2 physician assistants. Provides that the supervising physician must file a notice of supervision with the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for each physician assistant under his or her supervision. Provides that the physician's supervision shall be continuous, but does not necessarily require the physical presence of the supervising physician at the time and place that the services are rendered by the physician assistant. Provides that it is the obligation of the supervising physician to ensure that the physician assistant's scope of practice is identified; that the medical tasks delegated to the physician assistant are appropriate to the physician assistant's level of competence; that the working relationship between the supervising physician and physician assistant is defined, including the means and frequency of access to the supervising physician; and that a process for evaluation of the physician assistant's performance is established. Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Removes the limitation that physicians may not enter into supervising physician agreements with more than 2 physician assistants.

DateChamber Action
  2/19/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  2/19/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2009HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/10/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  3/13/2009HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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