92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB0048
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SURGICAL ASSISTANTS LICENSING                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates the Surgical Assistant Practice Act.  Regulates  surgical      
   assistants  through  licensing  requirements.  Amends  the  Regulatory      
   Sunset  Act  to  repeal  the  new  Act  on January 1, 2012. Amends the      
   Perfusionist Practice Act. Retitles the Board  of  Perfusion  as  the       
   Board  of Perfusion and Surgical Assisting. Adds a member to the Board      
   who is actively licensed as a surgical assistant. Effective January 1,      
          FISCAL NOTE (Department of Professional Regulation)                  
          Revenue over 4 years is expected to be $321,500 and expenses         
          over 4 years would be $231,895.                                      
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          New Act                                                              
          5 ILCS 80/4.22 new                                                   
          225 ILCS 125/25                                                      
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          215 ILCS 5/356z.1 new                                                
          215 ILCS 125/4-6.5                                                   
          215 ILCS 165/10                 from Ch. 32, par. 604                
        Replaces the title and  everything  after  the  enacting  clause.      
   Amends   the   Illinois   Insurance   Code,   the  Health  Maintenance      
   Organization  Act,  and  the  Voluntary  Health  Services  Plans  Act.      
   Requires  coverage  for  services  rendered  by  surgical  assistants.      
   Effective immediately.                                                      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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