Bill Status of HB4654 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: DFPR-CULTURE COMPETENCY HEALTH
Rep. Dagmara Avelar and Robyn Gabel
| 2/18/2022||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
|20 ILCS 2105/2105-15.8 new|
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Professional Regulation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides for continuing education cultural competency trainings for a health care professional. Defines "cultural competency" and "health care professional". Provides that the cultural competency training includes information on sensitivity relating to providing affirming care to people in the person's preferred language, people with disabilities, people who are intersex, people living with HIV, and people of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities. Provides that for the first license or registration renewal occurring after the effective date of the amendatory Act, a health care professional who has continuing education requirements must complete at least 5 hours in cultural competency training. Provides that for the first license or registration renewal occurring after the effective date of the amendatory Act, a person licensed or registered by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation under the Medical Practice Act of 1987 and who has continuing education requirements must complete at least 10 hours in cultural competency training. Provides that the hours required for cultural competency count toward meeting minimum hours required for continuing education. Provides the Department may adopt rules for the implementation of this Section. Effective January 1, 2023.