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 Bill Status of HB5532  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATH ASSISTANT

House Sponsors
Rep. Travis Weaver and Diane Blair-Sherlock

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/11/2024HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 110/8.5


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Practice Act. Makes changes in provisions concerning the educational requirements for licensure as a speech-language pathology assistant. Effective January 1, 2025.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
225 ILCS 110/3.5
225 ILCS 110/8.6

Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Further amends the Illinois Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Practice Act. Specifies that the Act does not prohibit: (i) the performance of speech-language pathology assistant services by graduates who have obtained specified degrees or (ii) the performance of any speech-language pathology service by a speech-language pathology assistant or candidate for licensure as a speech-language pathology assistant (rather than only a speech-language pathology assistant), if such service is performed under the supervision and full responsibility of a licensed speech-language pathologist. Provides that a candidate for speech-language pathology assistant licensure may perform only specified services. Makes changes in provisions concerning the qualifications of speech-language pathology assistants and the curriculum requirements for speech-language pathology assistant programs. Effective January 1, 2025.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Travis Weaver
  2/9/2024HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2024HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/21/2024HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Health Care Licenses Committee; 011-000-000
  3/21/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/22/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Travis Weaver
  3/22/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/2/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Health Care Licenses Committee
  4/3/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Health Care Licenses Committee; 012-000-000
  4/11/2024HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/11/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/11/2024HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Diane Blair-Sherlock

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