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1    AN ACT concerning regulation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Podiatric Medical Practice Act of 1987 is
5amended by changing Section 5 and by adding Section 20.6 as
7    (225 ILCS 100/5)  (from Ch. 111, par. 4805)
8    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
9    Sec. 5. Definitions. As used in this Act:
10    (A) "Department" means the Department of Financial and
11Professional Regulation.
12    (B) "Secretary" means the Secretary of Financial and
13Professional Regulation.
14    (C) "Board" means the Podiatric Medical Licensing Board
15appointed by the Secretary.
16    (D) "Podiatric medicine" or "podiatry" means:
17        (1) the diagnosis, medical, physical, or surgical
18    treatment of the ailments of the human foot, including
19    amputations as defined in this Section; .
20        (2) "Podiatric medicine" or "podiatry" includes the
21    provision of topical and local anesthesia and moderate and
22    deep sedation, as defined by Department rule adopted under
23    the Medical Practice Act of 1987; and



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1        (3) vaccination of patients 18 years of age and older
2    in accordance with Section 20.6 upon completion of
3    appropriate training.
4        For the purposes of this Act, the terms podiatric
5    medicine, podiatry and chiropody have the same definition.
6    (E) "Human foot" means the ankle and soft tissue which
7insert into the foot as well as the foot.
8    (F) "Podiatric physician" means a physician licensed to
9practice podiatric medicine.
10    (G) "Postgraduate training" means a minimum one-year
11postdoctoral structured and supervised educational experience
12approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education of the
13American Podiatric Medical Association which includes
14residencies and preceptorships.
15    (H) "Amputations" means amputations of the human foot, in
16whole or in part, that are limited to 10 centimeters proximal
17to the tibial talar articulation.
18    (I) "Email address of record" means the designated email
19address recorded by the Department in the applicant's
20application file or the licensee's license file, as maintained
21by the Department's licensure maintenance unit.
22    (J) "Address of record" means the designated address
23recorded by the Department in the applicant's or licensee's
24application file or license file as maintained by the
25Department's licensure maintenance unit.
26(Source: P.A. 99-635, eff. 1-1-17; 100-525, eff. 9-22-17.)



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1    (225 ILCS 100/20.6 new)
2    Sec. 20.6. Vaccinations. A podiatric physician may provide
3vaccinations to patients 18 years of age and older upon
4completion of appropriate training. The training shall include
5how to address contraindications and adverse reactions as
6established by rule. Vaccinations administered by a podiatric
7physician shall be limited to influenza (inactivated influenza
8vaccine and live attenuated influenza intranasal vaccine),
9tetanus, and SARS-CoV-2. Vaccination of a patient by a
10podiatric physician shall be documented in the patient's
11record and the record shall be retained in accordance with
12current recordkeeping standards. The podiatric physician shall
13notify the patient's primary care physician of each dose of
14vaccine administered to the patient and shall enter all
15patient level data or update the patient's current record. The
16podiatric physician may provide this notice to the patient's
17physician electronically.