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 Bill Status of HB3721  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  NATUROPATHIC MEDICAL PRACTICE

House Sponsors
Rep. Terra Costa Howard

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2024HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
720 ILCS 570/102from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 1102


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Naturopathic Medical Practice Act. Provides for the licensure of naturopathic physicians. Creates the Naturopathic Physician Medical Board. Provides that the Board shall oversee the licensure of naturopathic physicians and matters relating to training and licensure of naturopathic physicians. Provides for membership of the Board and duties of the Board. Contains provisions concerning: definitions; qualifications for licensure; approval of naturopathic medical educational programs; display of license; scope of practice; referral requirements; prohibited conduct by licenses; exemptions from the Act; title protection; license expiration, renewal, denial, revocation, and continuing education; grounds for disciplinary action; investigation, notice, hearing; record of proceedings; and confidentiality. Amends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Adds internal references to naturopathic physicians in the definitions of "practitioner", "prescriber", and "prescription". Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  2/17/2023HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2023HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/10/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  2/14/2024HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee

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