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 Bill Status of SB2904  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT-VARIOUS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Heather A. Steans - Pamela J. Althoff - Iris Y. Martinez, Cristina Castro and Karen McConnaughay

House Sponsors
(Rep. Sara Feigenholtz - Mary E. Flowers - Natalie Phelps Finnie - Kelly M. Burke, Jerry Costello, II, Randy E. Frese, La Shawn K. Ford, Sue Scherer and Terri Bryant)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/13/2018SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0605

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 60/54.5
225 ILCS 95/7from Ch. 111, par. 4607


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987. Removes language providing that a collaborating physician may collaborate with a maximum of 5 full-time equivalent physician assistants. Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987, removes language providing that a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches may enter into collaborative agreements with no more than 5 full-time equivalent physician assistants except in a hospital, hospital affiliate, or ambulatory surgical treatment center.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
225 ILCS 60/22from Ch. 111, par. 4400-22
225 ILCS 95/21from Ch. 111, par. 4621

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Provides that entering into an excessive number of written collaborative agreements with licensed physician assistants resulting in an inability to adequately collaborate and repeated failure to adequately collaborate with a physician assistant constitute grounds for disciplinary actions. Provides that a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches may not collaborate with more than 7 (rather than 5) full-time equivalent physician assistants except in a hospital, hospital affiliate, or ambulatory surgical treatment center. Provides that a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches may collaborate with more than 7 physician assistants when the services are provided in a federal primary care health professional shortage area with a Health Professional Shortage Area score greater than or equal to 12. Amends the Physician Assistant Act of 1987. Provides that a collaborating physician may collaborate with a maximum of 7 (rather than 5) full-time equivalent physician assistants. Provides that entering into an excessive number of written collaborative agreements with licensed physicians resulting in an inability to adequately collaborate and repeated failure to adequately collaborate with a collaborating physician constitute grounds for disciplinary actions. Effective January 1, 2019.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  2/14/2018SenateFirst Reading
  2/14/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/14/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  2/20/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  2/20/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/21/2018SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities and Pensions
  3/1/2018SenateDo Pass Licensed Activities and Pensions; 010-000-000
  3/1/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 13, 2018
  4/10/2018SenateSecond Reading
  4/10/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 11, 2018
  4/24/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay
  4/25/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 047-004-002
  4/25/2018HouseArrived in House
  4/25/2018HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/26/2018HouseFirst Reading
  4/26/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/27/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  5/7/2018HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  5/10/2018HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  5/15/2018HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie Phelps Finnie
  5/15/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy E. Frese
  5/16/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/16/2018HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  5/17/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Health Care Licenses Committee; 011-001-000
  5/18/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  5/18/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/21/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  5/21/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Health Care Licenses Committee
  5/23/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2018HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Health Care Licenses Committee; 013-000-000
  5/25/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
  5/25/2018HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2018
  5/30/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/30/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/30/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  5/30/2018SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/30/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 30, 2018
  5/30/2018SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Heather A. Steans
  5/30/2018SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/31/2018SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Licensed Activities and Pensions
  5/31/2018SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Licensed Activities and Pensions; 007-000-000
  5/31/2018SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 052-000-000
  5/31/2018SenateSenate Concurs
  5/31/2018SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/29/2018SenateSent to the Governor
  7/13/2018SenateGovernor Approved
  7/13/2018SenateEffective Date January 1, 2019
  7/13/2018SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0605

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