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Public Act 096-0638


 

Public Act 0638 96TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



 


 
Public Act 096-0638
 
SB1830 Enrolled LRB096 09525 ASK 19682 b

    AN ACT concerning professional regulation.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Practice Act
of 2004 is amended by changing Section 11 as follows:
 
    (225 ILCS 115/11)  (from Ch. 111, par. 7011)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2014)
    Sec. 11. Practice pending licensure. Temporary permits. A
person holding the degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, or
its equivalent, from an accredited college of veterinary
medicine, and who has applied in writing to the Department for
a license to practice veterinary medicine and surgery in any of
its branches, and who has fulfilled the requirements of Section
8 of this Act, with the exception of receipt of notification of
his or her examination results, may receive, at the discretion
of the Department, a temporary permit to practice under the
direct supervision of a veterinarian who is licensed in this
State, until: (1) the applicant has been notified of his or her
failure to pass the results of the examination authorized by
the Department; or (2) the applicant has withdrawn his or her
application; (3) the applicant has received a license from the
Department after successfully passing the examination
authorized by the Department; or (4) the applicant has been
notified by the Department to cease and desist from practicing.
    A temporary permit may be issued by the Department to a
person who is a veterinarian licensed under the laws of another
state, a territory of the United States, or a foreign country,
upon application in writing to the Department for a license
under this Act if he or she is qualified to receive a license
and until: (1) the expiration of 6 months after the filing of
the written application, (2) the withdrawal of the application
or (3) the denial of the application by the Department.
    A temporary permit issued under this Section shall not be
extended or renewed. The holder of a temporary permit The
applicant shall perform only those acts that may be prescribed
by and incidental to his or her employment and those acts that
act shall be performed under the direction of a supervising
veterinarian who is licensed in this State. The applicant
holder of the temporary permit shall not be entitled to
otherwise engage in the practice of veterinary medicine until
fully licensed in this State.
    The Upon the revocation of a temporary permit, the
Department shall immediately notify, by certified mail, the
supervising veterinarian employing the applicant and the
applicant that the applicant shall immediately cease and desist
from practicing if the applicant (1) practices outside his or
her employment under a licensed veterinarian; (2) violates any
provision of this Act; or (3) becomes ineligible for licensure
under this Act. holder of a temporary permit and the holder of
the permit. A temporary permit shall be revoked by the
Department upon proof that the holder of the permit has engaged
in the practice of veterinary medicine in this State outside
his or her employment under a licensed veterinarian.
(Source: P.A. 93-281, eff. 12-31-03.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/24/2009