Bill Status of SB2009 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: MEDICATION AIDE PROGRAM
Sen. Doris Turner
|Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
|225 ILCS 65/Art. 85 heading new
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Medication Aide Program Article in the Nurse Practice Act. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall administer and enforce a licensed medication aide program and shall license and regulate licensed medication aides. Provides standards for an applicant to qualify as a qualified employer. Includes provisions concerning: licensure requirements; exempt activities; scope of practice; unlicensed practice; violations and civil penalties; applications for original licensure; examinations; licensure by examination; expiration of a license; and titles. Provides that licenses issued under the Article are subject to the Administration and Enforcement Article of the Act, including provisions concerning grounds for disciplinary action. Provides that the Department shall file rules to administer the Medication Aide Program Article within 90 days of the effective date of the amendatory Act. Effective immediately.