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 Bill Status of SB2541  96th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. A. J. Wilhelmi - Linda Holmes

House Sponsors
(Rep. Sidney H. Mathias - Elizabeth Coulson)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/2/2010SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0983

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Uniform Emergency Volunteer Health Practitioners Act. Provides for the registration of volunteer health practitioners with a registration system for the provision of health or veterinary services in the State for a host entity or disaster relief organization while an emergency declaration is in effect. Sets forth a provision concerning the uniformity of application and construction of the Act. Provides for the creation of the registration system. Provides that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency shall be the administrating authority of the Uniform Act.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes everything after the enacting clause and reinserts the bill as introduced, with the following changes: makes changes to the definition of "volunteer health practitioner"; replaces references to "the Department of Public Health" with "the Illinois Department of Public Health"; in a provision concerning recognition of volunteer health practitioners licensed in other states, provides that a practitioner is not entitled to the protections of the Act if any license of the practitioner is suspended, revoked, or subject to an agency order limiting or restricting practice privileges, or has been voluntarily terminated under threat of sanction; makes changes in provisions concerning the regulatory authority of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency; also makes technical changes.

DateChamber Action
  1/12/2010SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. A. J. Wilhelmi
  1/12/2010SenateFirst Reading
  1/12/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/4/2010SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities
  2/10/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  2/17/2010SenatePostponed - Licensed Activities
  2/24/2010SenatePostponed - Licensed Activities
  3/3/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. A. J. Wilhelmi
  3/3/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/3/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Licensed Activities
  3/4/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/8/2010SenateDo Pass as Amended Licensed Activities; 010-000-000
  3/8/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 9, 2010
  3/11/2010SenateSecond Reading
  3/11/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 12, 2010
  3/15/2010SenateThird Reading - Passed; 044-000-000
  3/16/2010HouseArrived in House
  3/16/2010HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  3/16/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/16/2010HouseFirst Reading
  3/16/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/8/2010HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  4/14/2010HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Health Care Licenses Committee; 010-000-000
  4/14/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  4/20/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2010HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  4/21/2010SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/20/2010SenateSent to the Governor
  7/2/2010SenateGovernor Approved
  7/2/2010SenateEffective Date January 1, 2011
  7/2/2010SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0983

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