Bill Status of SB3518 96th General Assembly
Short Description: MEDICAL PRACTICE-LIABILITY
Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
| 1/12/2011||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that no company writing medical liability insurance in the State shall be required to offer any insured the option to make quarterly premium payments on annual premiums of less than $1,200. Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Repeals a provision that allows for the practice of medicine by a person who is licensed to practice medicine in all of its branches in any other state of the United States or the District of Columbia, who has applied in writing to the Department, in form and substance satisfactory to the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, for a license to practice under the Act, and has complied with all of the provisions required for licensure except for the passing of an examination, until certain specified events occur. Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Repeals provisions that set out the requirements for a claim that seeks damages for bodily injuries or death by reason of medical, hospital, or other healing art malpractice and is based upon apparent or ostensible agency. Effective immediately.