100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
Introduced , by Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
225 ILCS 85/8
from Ch. 111, par. 4128
Amends the Pharmacy Practice Act. Makes a technical change
Section concerning licensure without examination.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning regulation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Pharmacy Practice Act is amended by changing
Section 8 as follows:
(225 ILCS 85/8)
(from Ch. 111, par. 4128)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2018)
Licensure by endorsement; emergency licensure.
Department may, in its discretion, license
as a pharmacist,
without examination, on payment of the required fee,
applicant who is so licensed under the laws of another U.S.
or another country, if the requirements for
licensure in the other
jurisdiction in which the applicant was
licensed, were, at the date
of his or her licensure deemed by
the Board to be substantially equivalent
to the requirements
then in force in this State.
A person holding an active, unencumbered license in good
standing in another jurisdiction who applies for a license
pursuant to Section 7 of this Act due to a natural disaster or
catastrophic event in another jurisdiction may be temporarily
authorized by the Secretary to practice pharmacy pending the
issuance of the license. This temporary authorization shall
expire upon issuance of the license or upon notification that