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 Bill Status of HB2630  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  ACUPUNCTURE-VARIOUS

House Sponsors
Rep. Theresa Mah - Will Guzzardi - Lou Lang - Mary E. Flowers - Sonya M. Harper, Sara Feigenholtz, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., Michael J. Zalewski, Camille Y. Lilly, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Robyn Gabel, Laura Fine, Deb Conroy, Fred Crespo, William Davis, Carol Ammons, Robert Martwick, Natalie A. Manley, Melissa Conyears-Ervin, Elizabeth Hernandez, Margo McDermed, David Harris, Patricia R. Bellock, Linda Chapa LaVia, Sam Yingling, Cynthia Soto, Jehan Gordon-Booth, Anna Moeller, Robert Rita, Kelly M. Cassidy, Christian L. Mitchell, Kathleen Willis, Barbara Flynn Currie, David S. Olsen, Emanuel Chris Welch and Justin Slaughter

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Iris Y. Martinez - James F. Clayborne, Jr., Martin A. Sandoval and Emil Jones, III)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/25/2017HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0375

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 80/4.28
5 ILCS 80/4.38 new
225 ILCS 2/1
225 ILCS 2/5
225 ILCS 2/10
225 ILCS 2/15
225 ILCS 2/20.1
225 ILCS 2/20.2 new
225 ILCS 2/35
225 ILCS 2/40
225 ILCS 2/50
225 ILCS 2/55
225 ILCS 2/110
410 ILCS 54/10
805 ILCS 10/3.6from Ch. 32, par. 415-3.6


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Extends the repeal date of the Acupuncture Practice Act from January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2028. Amends the Acupuncture Practice Act. Changes the short title of the Act to the Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine Practice Act. Allows for the practice of East Asian medicine. Makes changes to the definition of "acupuncture" and "acupuncturist". Defines "East Asian medicine". Removes the definition of "referral by written orders". Removes language allowing a physician or a dentist to refer by written order a patient to an acupuncturist and maintain management of the patient. Adds provisions concerning guest practitioners of acupuncture and East Asian medicine. Changes the name of the Board of Acupuncture to the Board of Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine and allows licensed practitioners of East Asian medicine to be members of the Board. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall issue a license to an applicant that submits proof of a demonstration of status as a Diplomate of Acupuncture or Diplomate of Oriental Medicine with the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine or an equivalent credential approved by the Department (rather than passing the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine examination or an equivalent examination). Makes changes in provisions concerning titles and designations that can be used by those licensed under the Act. Makes conforming changes in the Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan Act, the Tattoo and Body Piercing Establishment Registration Act, and the Professional Service Corporation Act. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

 Fiscal Note (Financial & Professional Regulation)
 The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation anticipates HB 2630 to result in approximately $207,000 in recurring annual expenses to the Department related to additional responsibilities assigned to the Department. HB 2630 does not provide any additional revenue sources to the Department to offset these costs.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
225 ILCS 2/1
225 ILCS 2/55
410 ILCS 54/10
805 ILCS 10/3.6
Adds reference to:
225 ILCS 2/12 new
225 ILCS 2/20
225 ILCS 2/25
225 ILCS 2/60
225 ILCS 2/70
225 ILCS 2/90 rep
225 ILCS 2/105
225 ILCS 2/120
225 ILCS 2/130
225 ILCS 2/140
225 ILCS 2/142 new
225 ILCS 2/152
225 ILCS 2/160
225 ILCS 2/170
225 ILCS 2/175
225 ILCS 2/190
225 ILCS 2/200

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the introduced bill with the following changes: Removes provisions changing the short title. Changes the definition of "acupuncture" to include evaluation or treatment in accordance with traditional and modern practices of East Asian medical theory. Removes the definition of "East Asian medicine". Removes provisions changing the name and scope of the Board of Acupuncture. In provisions concerning who may practice acupuncture, provides that a person shall only practice acupuncture consistent with the education and certifications obtained pursuant to the requirements of the Act. Removes an obsolete provision requiring that applicants submit proof of passing the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine examination with an application for licensure. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation may (rather than shall) issue a license to an applicant who submits with the application proof of specified requirements. Provides application requirements for applications submitted on or before December 31, 2019 and applications requirements for applications submitted on or after January 1, 2020. Further amends the Acupuncture Practice Act as follows: Provides that all applicants and licensees shall provide a valid address and email address, which shall serve as the address and email address of record, and shall inform the Department of any change of address or email address through specified means. Provides that members of the Board of Acupuncture may not serve more than 2 consecutive full terms (rather than for more than 8 years). Provides that the Act does not prohibit any person licensed in this State (currently, licensed in this State as a dentist or physician), from engaging in the practice for which he or she is licensed. Eliminates certain powers and duties of the Board. Eliminates a requirement that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation seek the input of the Board on certain matters. Removes a provision allowing the Department to require a person seeking to resume active status to complete a period of evaluated clinical experience. Changes references to "registration" to references to "license". Provides that the Department has the authority and power to investigate any and all licensed activity. Removes a requirement that the Department mail a registration renewal form to registrants 60 days before the expiration of the current registration and a notice that a registration has lapsed. Makes changes to provisions concerning certification of the record to a court. Repeals provisions concerning maintaining a roster of licensed and disciplined persons. Removes provisions amending the Tattoo and Body Piercing Establishment Registration Act and the Professional Service Corporation Act. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Theresa Mah
  2/8/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  2/8/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  2/8/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  2/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  2/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  2/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  2/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  2/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  2/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  2/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  2/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  2/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
  2/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  2/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  2/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
  2/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  2/8/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  2/8/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
  2/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
  2/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
  2/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  2/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  2/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  2/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  2/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  2/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  2/10/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  2/14/2017HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  2/15/2017HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  2/16/2017HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  2/16/2017HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  2/23/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  2/23/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  2/23/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  2/23/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  2/23/2017HouseFiscal Note Filed
  3/9/2017HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  3/21/2017HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
  3/22/2017HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  3/23/2017HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  3/24/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Theresa Mah
  3/24/2017HouseHouse 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; 014-000-000
  3/29/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/27/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/27/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  4/27/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  4/27/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  4/27/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David S. Olsen
  4/27/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  4/27/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  4/28/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-002-000
  4/28/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  5/2/2017SenateArrive in Senate
  5/2/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  5/2/2017SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  5/2/2017SenateFirst Reading
  5/2/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/2/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  5/5/2017SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities and Pensions
  5/12/2017SenatePostponed - Licensed Activities and Pensions
  5/12/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 19, 2017
  5/19/2017SenateDo Pass Licensed Activities and Pensions; 013-000-000
  5/19/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 22, 2017
  5/19/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  5/23/2017SenateSecond Reading
  5/23/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2017
  5/25/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  5/26/2017SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
  5/29/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  5/29/2017HousePassed Both Houses
  6/27/2017HouseSent to the Governor
  8/25/2017HouseGovernor Approved
  8/25/2017HouseEffective Date August 25, 2017
  8/25/2017HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0375

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