Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the School Code. Allows a physician to delegate the
performance of a school health examination (and the signing of forms)
to his or her physician assistant. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code.
Permits a physician assistant to conduct the required medical
examination of an applicant for a school bus driver permit if a
physician has delegated the performance of the examination to the
physician assistant. Provides that the definition of "medical
examiner or medical practitioner" applies only in the Driver's License
Medical Review Law of 1992. (Before Public Act 90-89, the definition
applied only in the Driver's License Medical Review Law of 1992.
Public Act 90-89 made the definition apply to the entire Illinois
Vehicle Code.) Provides that individuals who meet the requirements
set forth in the definition of "medical examiner" in provisions of the
Code of Federal Regulations dealing with federal motor carrier safety
regulations may act as medical examiners under specified provisions of
the Code of Federal Regulations relating to qualifications of drivers.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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