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 Bill Status of HB2179  93rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Mike Boland - Jerry L. Mitchell - Donald L. Moffitt

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Hypnosis Consumer Protection Act. Provides that a person who is not otherwise licensed to provide some form of health care and who provides hypnotism services shall not be in violation of the health care profession practice Acts and shall be deemed to engage in the nontherapeutic practice of hypnotism, unless that person engages in specified activities. Provides that an unlicensed person providing hypnotism services shall, prior to providing those services, (i) disclose specified information in a plainly-worded written statement and (ii) obtain a written acknowledgement from the client stating that he or she has been provided with the written statement. Provides that an unlicensed person providing hypnotism services shall state in any advertisement that he or she is not an Illinois licensed health care practitioner. Provides for a civil penalty to be collected by the Department of Professional Regulation.

DateChamber Action
  2/13/2003HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mike Boland
  2/13/2003HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Bill Mitchell
  2/13/2003HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  2/14/2003HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/19/2003HouseAssigned to Registration and Regulation Committee
  3/13/2003HouseMotion Do Pass - Lost Registration and Regulation Committee; 000-013-000
  3/13/2003HouseRemains in Registration and Regulation Committee
  3/13/2003HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

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