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 Bill Status of HB3320  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE REFORM

House Sponsors
Rep. Allen Skillicorn - Stephanie A. Kifowit and Linda Chapa LaVia

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
20 ILCS 5/5-715
225 ILCS 65/Art. 85 heading new
225 ILCS 65/85-5 new
225 ILCS 65/85-10 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Occupational Licensing Reform Act. Provides that an individual with a criminal history may petition the responsible licensing board, at any time, including before obtaining any required education or paying any fee, for a determination of whether the individual's criminal history will disqualify the individual from obtaining State recognition. Provides that the Governor shall establish the Office of Supervision of Occupational Boards, which will be responsible for actively supervising State occupational boards to ensure compliance with the State's policies. Provides that the Office must review and approve or reject any proposed board rule, policy, enforcement, or other regulatory action prior to it being adopted or implemented. Amends the Departments of State Government Article of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. In provisions concerning temporary licenses to service members or spouses of service members, provides that the director of a department must issue or deny a license within the 6-month period of the temporary license. Provides that upon denial of a license, the department must provide specific information explaining the denial and a course of action for the applicant to receive licensure. Amends the Nurse Practice Act. Allows for the issuance of multistate licenses that allow nurses to practice in his or her home state and other compact states. Ratifies and approves the Nurse Licensure Compact. Provides that the Compact does not supersede existing State labor laws. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
New Act
225 ILCS 65/Art. 85 heading new
225 ILCS 65/85-5 new
225 ILCS 65/85-10 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Departments of State Government Article of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. In provisions concerning temporary licenses to service members or spouses of service members, provides that the director of a department must issue or deny a license within the 6-month period of the temporary license. Provides that upon denial of a license to a service member or the spouse of a service member, the department must provide specific information explaining the denial and a course of action for the service member or spouse of a service member to receive licensure. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Allen Skillicorn
  2/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/16/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/23/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Allen Skillicorn
  3/23/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/27/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/29/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Health Care Licenses Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/29/2017HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Health Care Licenses Committee; 015-000-000
  3/29/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/29/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  4/26/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2017HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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