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90_HB0138enr 225 ILCS 37/5 225 ILCS 37/16 Amends the Environmental Health Practitioner Licensing Act. Specifically exempts veterinarians under the Act. Effective immediately. LRB9000387LDdv HB0138 Enrolled LRB9000387LDdv 1 AN ACT to amend the Environmental Health Practitioner 2 Licensing Act by changing Section 5. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Environmental Health Practitioner 6 Licensing Act is amended by changing Section 5 as follows: 7 (225 ILCS 37/5) 8 Sec. 5. Legislative intent. In adopting this Act, it is 9 recognized that the field of environmental health is a 10 dynamic field that is continually evolving into new and 11 complex areas of concern. It is the legislative intent of 12 this Act to recognize the occasional existence of overlapping 13 functions with engineers, industrial hygienists, 14 veterinarians, and other professions licensed to carry out 15 specific activities that may touch on some aspects of the 16 field of environmental health. It is not the intent of this 17 Act to require registration of these individuals, nor is it 18 the intent that the registration of any person under this Act 19 would allow that person to perform functions or engage in 20 activities that would include the practice of engineering. 21 It is the sole purpose and intent of this Act to safeguard 22 the health, safety, and general welfare of the public from 23 adverse environmental factors and to license those 24 environmental health professionals who have completed 25 approved environmental health or science curricula, are 26 qualified to work in the field of environmental health, 27 within the scope of practice as defined in this Act, and not 28 to restrict nor interfere with interstate commerce. 29 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 30 becoming law.
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