90th General Assembly
Summary of HB0860
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SPEECH-LANG-SUNSET EXTENSION                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends  the  Illinois  Speech-Language  Pathology  and  Audiology      
   Practice Act to extend the sunset date of the Act to January 1,  2008.      
   Deletes   specified   fees   and   provides  that  the  Department  of      
   Professional Regulation shall set by rule fees imposed under the  Act.      
   Allows  the Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology to compel      
   an applicant or licensee to submit to a mental or physical examination      
   on a showing of a possible violation of the  Act.  Provides  that  the      
   Director  of  the  Department  may  petition  a  court for an order to      
   enforce  the  Act.  Makes  technical  changes.   Reorganizes   certain      
   provisions  within  the Act. Deletes obsolete language. Effective July      
   1, 1997.                                                                    
          FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Professional Reg.)                             
          HB 860 will have no measurable fiscal impact.                        
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE                                           
          HB860 fails to create a State mandate.                               
          FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 3 (Dpt. Professional Regulation)                   
          FY98 cost is approximately $100,000; fees will fully offset          
          costs and cost growth in future FYs.                                 
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Makes a technical change.                                              
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 3.                                                 
        Further  amends  the  Illinois  Speech-Language  Pathology   and       
   Audiology Practice Act.  Provides that the practice of speech-language      
   pathology includes currently specified procedures, as further provided      
   by  rule.  Allows the Department of Professional Regulation to further      
   provide by rule for the requirements for restoration of a license from      
   inactive status. Requires a person seeking restoration of  an  expired      
   license to first meet certain continuing education requirements.            
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0069

   Last action date: 97-07-08

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   2     SENATE -   0


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