92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB2595
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Short description: 
OPTOMETRIC PRACTICE-LICENSE                                                

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Physical Therapy Act. Makes technical changes      
   in a Section concerning the short title.                                    
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          225 ILCS 90/34                                                       
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          225 ILCS 80/12                  from Ch. 111, par. 3912              
          225 ILCS 80/22                  from Ch. 111, par. 3922              
        Replaces  everything  after  the  enacting  clause.   Amends  the      
   Illinois Optometric Practice Act of 1987.   Provides  that  applicants      
   who meet all other conditions for licensure and who will be practicing      
   optometry  in  a residency program approved by the Board may apply for      
   and receive a limited one year license  to  practice  optometry  as  a      
   resident  in the program.  Provides that it is unlawful for any person      
   licensed under the Act to  use  testimonials  or  claims  of  superior      
   quality of care to entice the public.  Effective immediately.               
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          225 ILCS 80/16                                                       
          225 ILCS 80/17                                                       
        Requires the production of proof of continuing  education  credit      
   for the restoration of a license.                                           
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0451

   Last action date: AUG-21-2001

           Location: House

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


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