92nd General Assembly
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   225 ILCS 75/2             from Ch. 111, par. 3702                           
   225 ILCS 75/3.1 new                                                         
   225 ILCS 75/11.1 new                                                        

        Amends the Illinois Occupational Therapy Practice  Act.   Defines      
   "occupational  therapy  services"  and  "occupational  therapy  aide".      
   Redefines  "occupational  therapy"  to include a list of interventions      
   that are allowed and the roles  that  an  occupational  therapist  may      
   assume.  Provides  for the requirement of continuing education for the      
   renewal of an occupational therapist's  license  and  an  occupational      
   therapy assistant's certification.  Requires an occupational therapist      
   to  have  a referral from a licensed physician, dentist, chiropractor,      
   podiatrist, optometrist, or other licensed  health  care  professional      
   who  is  authorized  to  refer  for  health  care  services  prior  to      
   implementing  direct  occupational  therapy  upon  an individual for a      
   specific health care condition.  Effective January 1, 2002.                 
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          225 ILCS 75/3.2 new                                                  
        Replaces everything after the enacting clause with  the  bill  as      
   introduced  with  the  following  changes.  Provides that occupational      
   therapy  services  include,  for  occupational  therapists  possessing      
   advanced  training,  skills,  and  competency  as  determined  by  the      
   Department, applying physical agent modalities as an adjunct to or  in      
   preparation  for  engagement  in  occupations.   Provides that no rule      
   shall be adopted under the Act that allows an  occupational  therapist      
   to perform an act, task, or function primarily performed in the lawful      
   practice  of  optometry  under the Illinois Optometric Practice Act of      
   1987.  Provides that  an  occupational  therapist  shall  refer  to  a      
   licensed  physician,  dentist,  optometrist, or podiatrist any patient      
   whose  medical  condition  should,  at  the  time  of  evaluation   or      
   treatment,  be  determined  to  be beyond the scope of practice of the      
   occupational therapist.                                                     
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                 
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          225 ILCS 75/3.3 new                                                  
        Provides that the Department shall promulgate rules to define and      
   regulate the activities of occupational  therapy  aides.   Permits  an      
   occupational therapist to consult with, educate, evaluate, and monitor      
   services  for  clients  concerning  non-medical  occupational  therapy      
   needs.  Changes the continuing education requirements.                      
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 3.                                                 
        Limits an occupational therapist implementing direct occupational      
   therapy for specific health care conditions to those patients referred      
   to the therapist by a physician, dentist, podiatrist, or optometrist.       
   MAR-01-2001  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   MAR-01-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   MAR-01-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   MAR-06-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               REG & REG             
   MAR-15-2001  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-REGIS REGULAT H    
   MAR-15-2001  H                                   ADOPTED                       
   MAR-15-2001  H  DO PASS AMENDED/SHORT DEBATE             019-000-000   HREG    
   MAR-15-2001  H  PLACED CALENDAR 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                       
   APR-04-2001  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 02-COULSON            
   APR-04-2001  H                     AMENDMENT REFERRED TO HRUL                  
   APR-04-2001  H  RECOMMENDS BE ADOPTED                    HRUL/003-000-000      
   APR-04-2001  H  SECOND READING-SHORT DEBATE                                    
   APR-04-2001  H  HELD ON CAL ORDER 2ND RDG - SHORT DEBATE                       
   APR-05-2001  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 03-COULSON            
   APR-05-2001  H                     AMENDMENT REFERRED TO HRUL                  
   APR-05-2001  H  HELD ON CAL ORDER 2ND RDG - SHORT DEBATE                       
   APR-05-2001  H  PRIMARY SPONSOR CHANGED TO               COWLISHAW             
   APR-05-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 COULSON               
   APR-06-2001  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 03-COULSON            
   APR-06-2001  H  RECOMMENDS BE ADOPTED                    HRUL/004-000-000      
   APR-06-2001  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 02-COULSON            
   APR-06-2001  H                                   ADOPTED                       
   APR-06-2001  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 03-COULSON            
   APR-06-2001  H                                   ADOPTED                       
   APR-06-2001  H  PLCD CAL ORDER 3RD READING-SHORT DEBATE                        
   APR-06-2001  H  THIRD READING/SHORT DEBATE/PASSED        107-000-000           
   APR-10-2001  S  ARRIVE IN SENATE                                               
   APR-10-2001  S  PLACED CALENDAR ORDER OF FIRST READING   01-04-17              
   APR-18-2001  S  CHIEF SPONSOR                            WALSH,T               
   APR-19-2001  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   APR-19-2001  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   MAY-02-2001  S       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               LICENSED ACT.         
   MAY-10-2001  S       DO PASS                             007-000-000   SLIC    
   MAY-10-2001  S  PLACED ON CALENDAR ORDER OF 2ND READING  01-05-11              
   MAY-16-2001  S  SECOND READING                                                 
   MAY-16-2001  S  PLACED ON CALENDAR ORDER OF 3RD READING  01-05-17              
   MAY-17-2001  S  THIRD READING - PASSED                   058-000-000           
   MAY-17-2001  H  PASSED BOTH HOUSES                                             
   JUN-14-2001  H  SENT TO THE GOVERNOR                                           
   AUG-09-2001  H  GOVERNOR APPROVED                                              
   AUG-09-2001  H                            EFFECTIVE DATE 02-01-01              
   AUG-09-2001  H  PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0297               


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