91st General Assembly
Summary of HB0800
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Short description: 
MAIL ORDER CONTACT LENS ACT                                                

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates the Contact Lens Act.  Provides the  circumstances  under      
   which  an  ophthalmic  provider  or mail-order ophthalmic provider may      
   dispense contact lenses in the State or to a  patient  in  the  State.      
   Provides  for  penalties and enforcement.  Amends the Medical Practice      
   Act of 1987, the Illinois Optometric Practice Act  of  1987,  and  the      
   Pharmacy   Practice  Act  of  1987 to include violation of the Contact      
   Lens Act as a ground for discipline.                                        
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          225 ILCS 60/22                                                       
          225 ILCS 80/24                                                       
          225 ILCS 85/30                                                       
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          New Act                                                              
        Deletes everything. Creates the  Mail  Order  Contact  Lens  Act.      
   Regulates   mail-order   ophthalmic   providers  through  registration      
   requirements. Provides that the Department of Professional Regulation       
   shall establish a schedule of fees by rule. Provides a civil penalty        
   for violation of the Act.                                                   
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Defines "physician".  Provides that notice of proposed rulemaking      
   shall  be  transmitted  to  the  Illinois  Optometric  Licensing   and      
   Disciplinary Board and the Medical Licensing Board.                         
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0421

   Last action date: 99-08-06

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   1


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