(225 ILCS 65/80-15)
    (Text of Section before amendment by P.A. 100-513)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
    Sec. 80-15. Licensure requirement; exempt activities.
    (a) On and after January 1, 2015, no person shall practice as a medication aide or hold himself or herself out as a licensed medication aide in this State unless he or she is licensed under this Article.
    (b) Nothing in this Article shall be construed as preventing or restricting the practice, services, or activities of:
        (1) any person licensed in this State by any other
    
law from engaging in the profession or occupation for which he or she is licensed;
        (2) any person employed as a medication aide by the
    
government of the United States, if such person practices as a medication aide solely under the direction or control of the organization by which he or she is employed; or
        (3) any person pursuing a course of study leading to
    
a certificate in medication aide at an accredited or approved educational program if such activities and services constitute a part of a supervised course of study and if such person is designated by a title which clearly indicates his or her status as a student or trainee.
    (c) Nothing in this Article shall be construed to limit the delegation of tasks or duties by a physician, dentist, advanced practice nurse, or podiatric physician as authorized by law.
(Source: P.A. 98-990, eff. 8-18-14.)
 
    (Text of Section after amendment by P.A. 100-513)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
    Sec. 80-15. Licensure requirement; exempt activities.
    (a) On and after January 1, 2015, no person shall practice as a medication aide or hold himself or herself out as a licensed medication aide in this State unless he or she is licensed under this Article.
    (b) Nothing in this Article shall be construed as preventing or restricting the practice, services, or activities of:
        (1) any person licensed in this State by any other
    
law from engaging in the profession or occupation for which he or she is licensed;
        (2) any person employed as a medication aide by the
    
government of the United States, if such person practices as a medication aide solely under the direction or control of the organization by which he or she is employed; or
        (3) any person pursuing a course of study leading to
    
a certificate in medication aide at an accredited or approved educational program if such activities and services constitute a part of a supervised course of study and if such person is designated by a title which clearly indicates his or her status as a student or trainee.
    (c) Nothing in this Article shall be construed to limit the delegation of tasks or duties by a physician, dentist, advanced practice registered nurse, or podiatric physician as authorized by law.
(Source: P.A. 100-513, eff. 1-1-18.)