101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2019 and 2020
Introduced , by Rep. Fred Crespo
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Nurse Practice Act. Makes a technical change in a Section
concerning a licensed practical nurse's scope of practice.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning regulation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Nurse Practice Act is amended by changing
Section 55-30 as follows:
(225 ILCS 65/55-30)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
LPN scope of practice.
(a) Practice as a licensed practical nurse means a scope of
nursing practice, with or without compensation, under
guidance of a registered professional nurse or an advanced
practice registered nurse, or as directed by a physician
assistant, physician, dentist, podiatric physician, or other
health care professionals as determined by the Department, and
includes, but is not limited to, all of the following:
(1) Conducting a focused nursing assessment and
contributing to the ongoing comprehensive nursing
assessment of the patient performed by the registered
(2) Collaborating in the development and modification
of the registered professional nurse's or advanced
practice registered nurse's comprehensive nursing plan of
care for all types of patients.