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92_SB0526eng SB526 Engrossed LRB9207539LBgc 1 AN ACT concerning the regulation of professions. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 5. The Naprapathic Practice Act is amended by 5 changing Section 50 as follows: 6 (225 ILCS 63/50) 7 Sec. 50. Naprapathic Examining Committee. The Director 8 shall appoint a Naprapathic Examining Committee to consist of 9 7 persons who shall be appointed by and shall serve in an 10 advisory capacity to the Director. Five members must hold an 11 active license to engage in the practice of naprapathy in 12 this State. Committee membership shall consist of at least 13 one appointee, who shall be a member in good standing, from 14 each of the following: (i) the American Naprapathic 15 Association; (ii) the Illinois Naprapathic Association, and 16 (iii) the naprapathic faculty of the Chicago National College 17 of Naprapathy, one member shall be a physician licensed to 18 practice medicine in all of its branches in Illinois, and one 19 member must be a member of the public who is not licensed 20 under this Act or a similar Act of another jurisdiction or 21 has no connection with the profession. The initial appointees 22 who would otherwise be required to be licensed naprapaths 23 shall instead be individuals who have been practicing 24 naprapathy for at least 5 years and who would be eligible 25 under this Act for licensure as naprapaths. Neither the 26 public member nor the physician member shall participate in 27 the preparation or administration of the examination of 28 applicants for licensure. 29 Members shall serve 4 year terms and until their 30 successors are appointed and qualified, except that of the 31 initial appointments, 2 members shall be appointed to serve SB526 Engrossed -2- LRB9207539LBgc 1 for 2 years, 2 shall be appointed to serve for 3 years and 2 the remaining members shall be appointed to serve for 4 years 3 and until their successors are appointed and qualified. No 4 member shall be reappointed to the Committee for a term that 5 would cause his or her continuous service on the Committee to 6 be longer than 8 consecutive years. Appointments to fill 7 vacancies shall be made in the same manner as original 8 appointments, for the unexpired portion of the vacated term. 9 Initial terms shall begin upon the effective date of this 10 Act. Committee members in office on that date shall be 11 appointed to specific terms as indicated in this Section. 12 The Committee shall annually elect a chairman and a 13 vice-chairman who shall preside in the absence of the 14 chairman. 15 The membership of the Committee should reasonably reflect 16 representation from the geographic areas in this State. 17 The Director may terminate the appointment of any member 18 for cause. 19 The Director may give due consideration to all 20 recommendations of the Committee. 21 Without limiting the power of the Department to conduct 22 investigations in any manner, the Committee may recommend to 23 the Director that one or more licensed naprapaths be selected 24 by the Director to conduct or assist in any investigation 25 under this Act. A licensed naprapath so selected may receive 26 remuneration as determined by the Director. 27 (Source: P.A. 89-61, eff. 6-30-95.) 28 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 29 becoming law.
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