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Full Text of SB2661  102nd General Assembly


Sen. Doris Turner

Filed: 4/15/2021





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 2661 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Department of Professional Regulation Law
5of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by
6adding Section 2105-365 as follows:
7    (20 ILCS 2105/2105-365 new)
8    Sec. 2105-365. License extension during a public health
10    (a) For the purposes of this Section, "health care
11professional" means a physician licensed under the Medical
12Practice Act of 1987, a dentist licensed under the Illinois
13Dental Practice Act, an optometrist licensed under the
14Illinois Optometric Practice Act of 1987, a physician
15assistant licensed under the Physician Assistant Practice Act
16of 1987, a pharmacist, registered certified pharmacy



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1technician, or registered pharmacy technician licensed under
2the Pharmacy Practice Act, and a registered nurse or advanced
3practice registered nurse licensed under the Nurse Practice
5    (b) For any license of a health care professional that
6expires during a public health emergency declared by the
7Governor, the Department shall extend the expiration date of
8that license by 6 months. The fees for renewal of that license
9and the expiration date of the renewed license shall be the
10same fees and expiration date as though the license was
11renewed on the original expiration date.
12    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
13becoming law.".