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 Bill Status of SB0655  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAL PRACTICE-REPORTING

Senate Sponsors
Sen. John G. Mulroe and Heather A. Steans

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/17/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 60/23.1 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Provides that every physician shall report to the Secretary of State certain medical conditions of a driver that are likely to cause loss of consciousness or any loss of ability to safely operate a motor vehicle within 10 days of the physician becoming aware of the condition. Provides that the Secretary of State, in conjunction with the Driver's License Medical Advisory Board, shall determine by administrative rule the temporary conditions not required to be reported. Provides that all information furnished to the Secretary shall be deemed confidential and for the privileged use of the Secretary. Provides that physicians who make the report required by this Section shall be immune from civil or criminal liability for a motor vehicle accident caused by the medical condition.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/25/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John G. Mulroe
  1/25/2017SenateFirst Reading
  1/25/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/1/2017SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  2/8/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  3/17/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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