Bill Status of SB1228 100th General Assembly
Short Description: SPEECH-LANGUAGE-VARIOUS
Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
| 3/17/2017||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Extends the repeal date of the Illinois Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Practice Act from January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2028. Amends the Illinois Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Practice Act. Makes changes in the definitions of "the practice of audiology" and "the practice of speech-language pathology" and in provisions concerning qualifications for licenses as a speech-language pathology assistant, supervision of speech-language pathology assistants, continuing education requirements, temporary licenses, and examination fees. Adds provisions concerning remote practice of audiology and speech-language pathology. Allows for the licensure of speech-language pathology applicants from foreign countries and makes other changes regarding applicants from other jurisdictions. Provides for reciprocity for persons licensed to practice audiology in another state or territory of the United States and licensing requirements for persons licensed to practice audiology in a foreign country. Restricts use of certain titles related to the practice. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.