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92_SB0526sam002 LRB9207539LBgcam01 1 AMENDMENT TO SENATE BILL 526 2 AMENDMENT NO. . Amend Senate Bill 526, AS AMENDED, 3 by replacing everything after the enacting clause with the 4 following: 5 "Section 5. The Naprapathic Practice Act is amended by 6 changing Section 50 as follows: 7 (225 ILCS 63/50) 8 Sec. 50. Naprapathic Examining Committee. The Director 9 shall appoint a Naprapathic Examining Committee to consist of 10 7 persons who shall be appointed by and shall serve in an 11 advisory capacity to the Director. Five members must hold an 12 active license to engage in the practice of naprapathy in 13 this State. Committee membership shall consist of at least 14 one appointee, who shall be a member in good standing, from 15 each of the following: (i) the American Naprapathic 16 Association; (ii) the Illinois Naprapathic Association, and 17 (iii) the naprapathic faculty of the Chicago National College 18 of Naprapathy, one member shall be a physician licensed to 19 practice medicine in all of its branches in Illinois, and one 20 member must be a member of the public who is not licensed 21 under this Act or a similar Act of another jurisdiction or 22 has no connection with the profession. The initial appointees -2- LRB9207539LBgcam01 1 who would otherwise be required to be licensed naprapaths 2 shall instead be individuals who have been practicing 3 naprapathy for at least 5 years and who would be eligible 4 under this Act for licensure as naprapaths. Neither the 5 public member nor the physician member shall participate in 6 the preparation or administration of the examination of 7 applicants for licensure. 8 Members shall serve 4 year terms and until their 9 successors are appointed and qualified, except that of the 10 initial appointments, 2 members shall be appointed to serve 11 for 2 years, 2 shall be appointed to serve for 3 years and 12 the remaining members shall be appointed to serve for 4 years 13 and until their successors are appointed and qualified. No 14 member shall be reappointed to the Committee for a term that 15 would cause his or her continuous service on the Committee to 16 be longer than 8 consecutive years. Appointments to fill 17 vacancies shall be made in the same manner as original 18 appointments, for the unexpired portion of the vacated term. 19 Initial terms shall begin upon the effective date of this 20 Act. Committee members in office on that date shall be 21 appointed to specific terms as indicated in this Section. 22 The Committee shall annually elect a chairman and a 23 vice-chairman who shall preside in the absence of the 24 chairman. 25 The membership of the Committee should reasonably reflect 26 representation from the geographic areas in this State. 27 The Director may terminate the appointment of any member 28 for cause. 29 The Director may give due consideration to all 30 recommendations of the Committee. 31 Without limiting the power of the Department to conduct 32 investigations in any manner, the Committee may recommend to 33 the Director that one or more licensed naprapaths be selected 34 by the Director to conduct or assist in any investigation -3- LRB9207539LBgcam01 1 under this Act. A licensed naprapath so selected may receive 2 remuneration as determined by the Director. 3 (Source: P.A. 89-61, eff. 6-30-95.) 4 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 5 becoming law.".
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