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 Bill Status of HB2483  94th General Assembly

Short Description:  EDU-FAM PRAC RESIDENCY

House Sponsors
Rep. Constance A. Howard - Monique D. Davis - Lovana Jones

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 935/3.05from Ch. 144, par. 1453.05
110 ILCS 935/4from Ch. 144, par. 1454
110 ILCS 935/4.04from Ch. 144, par. 1454.04
110 ILCS 935/4.13 new
110 ILCS 935/5from Ch. 144, par. 1455

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Family Practice Residency Act. Includes psychiatry in the definition of "primary care physician". Requires the Illinois Department of Public Health to develop forms and procedures for submission, review, and approval of applications, including electronic online filing via the Internet. Requires the Department to identify residency programs and practice opportunities in designated shortage areas and provide information to students to assist them in obtaining a placement. Requires the Advisory Committee for Family Practice Residency Programs to review the distribution of funds to family practice residency programs and scholarships awarded to determine if the purpose of the Act is being met.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
110 ILCS 935/4.14 new
110 ILCS 935/7.5 new
110 ILCS 935/7.10 new
110 ILCS 935/7.15 new

Deletes everything. Replaces with the original bill and makes these changes. Requires the Department of Public Health to disseminate a booklet containing programs and opportunities in Designated Shortage Areas to applicants for family practice residency programs. Prohibits the Department from disqualifying a program or opportunity chosen by an applicant from the booklet. Requires the Department to establish an administrative review process to take place before cases are submitted to the Attorney General. Provides that scholarship recipients' terms shall begin within 180 days after the recipient obtains a license to practice medicine and provides exceptions to this requirement. Requires recipients to obtain written approval of practice locations from the Department, except that verbal approval from the office of the Director shall be sufficient. Permits a recipient to change practice locations if the location specified in the contract closes or discontinues services provided by the recipient and if the new location is in a Designated Shortage Area and the recipient demonstrates a good faith effort to obtain a position in the recipient's current practice location.

DateChamber Action
  2/17/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Constance A. Howard
  2/17/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  2/17/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lovana Jones
  2/17/2005HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/18/2005HouseAssigned to Registration and Regulation Committee
  3/9/2005HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Registration and Regulation Committee
  3/9/2005HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Registration and Regulation Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/9/2005HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Registration and Regulation Committee; 022-000-000
  3/10/2005HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/8/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/8/2005HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Constance A. Howard
  4/12/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/13/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Registration and Regulation Committee
  4/15/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Re-Referred to Rules Committee
  4/15/2005HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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