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 Bill Status of SB1655  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  COUNSELING COMPACT ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jil Tracy - Tom Bennett - Erica Harriss - Dan McConchie - Dale Fowler, Neil Anderson and Sally J. Turner

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2024SenateRe-assigned to Licensed Activities

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Counseling Compact Act. Provides that the State of Illinois enters into the Counseling Compact. Specifies that the Compact's purpose is to facilitate interstate practice of licensed professional counselors with the goal of improving public access to professional counseling services. Contains other provisions relating to state participation in the Compact. Sets out provisions concerning the privilege to practice, obtaining a new home state license, active duty military personnel, telehealth, adverse actions, Counseling Compact Commission, data systems, rulemaking, oversight, dispute resolution, and enforcement. Contains other provisions concerning the Commission, the Compact, and the procedures governing participating in and construction of the Compact. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jil Tracy
  2/8/2023SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. Tom Bennett
  2/8/2023SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. Erica Harriss
  2/8/2023SenateFirst Reading
  2/8/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/14/2023SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities
  2/23/2023SenatePostponed - Licensed Activities
  2/23/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
  2/23/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
  2/28/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
  3/2/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sally J. Turner
  3/9/2023SenatePostponed - Licensed Activities
  3/10/2023SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/10/2024SenateRe-assigned to Licensed Activities
  3/15/2024SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 5, 2024
  4/5/2024SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 19, 2024
  4/12/2024SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 3, 2024

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