Public Act 102-0735
SB0145 EnrolledLRB102 04072 SPS 14088 b

    AN ACT concerning regulation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987 is
amended by changing Section 6 as follows:
    (225 ILCS 95/6)  (from Ch. 111, par. 4606)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
    Sec. 6. Physician assistant title.
    (a) No physician assistant shall use the title of doctor,
physician, or associate with his or her name or any other term
that would indicate to other persons that he or she is
qualified to engage in the general practice of medicine.
    (b) A physician assistant shall verbally identify himself
or herself as a physician assistant, including specialty
certification, to each patient.
    (c) Nothing in this Act shall be construed to relieve a
physician assistant of the professional or legal
responsibility for the care and treatment of persons attended
by him or her.
    (d) The collaborating physician shall file with the
Department notice of employment, discharge, or collaboration
with a physician assistant within 60 days at the time of
employment, discharge, or assumption of collaboration with a
physician assistant. Nothing in this Section shall prevent a
physician assistant from beginning his or her employment
before the notice of employment or collaboration has been
(Source: P.A. 100-453, eff. 8-25-17.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2023