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(225 ILCS 65/80-15)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
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
(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