Bill Status of SB1540 97th General Assembly
Short Description: MEDICAL PRACTICE ACT
Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
| 1/8/2013||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987 to reenact certain provisions of Public Act 94-677, which was declared to be unconstitutional. Includes explanatory, validation, and severability provisions. Makes certain changes relating to the reenactment. Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Extends the repeal date of the Medical Practice Act of 1987 from November 30, 2011 until December 31, 2021. Further amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Makes changes in provisions concerning definitions; civil penalties for unlicensed practice; exemptions; the Medical Disciplinary Board; the Complaint Committee; the Medical Licensing Board; matters concerning advanced practice nurses; applications for licenses; criminal background checks; education standards; temporary licenses; visiting professor, physician, or resident permits; licensure without examination; continuing education; license renewal and fees; disciplinary action; reports related to professional conduct and capacity; license suspension; advertising; purchasing and dispensing legend drugs; hearing officers; hearings and notice; disclosure of information; reports of the Disciplinary Board's findings and recommendations; certification of record; prima facie proof; restoration of licenses; authority of the Director and the Department; criminal penalties; and public nuisances. Repeals a Section of the Medical Practice Act of 1987 concerning the practice of medicine by persons licensed in any other state who have applied to the Department for a license to practice medicine in all of its branches. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the introduced bill with changes. Makes changes to provisions concerning the Medical Disciplinary Board; the Medical Licensing Board; physician licensed to practice without drugs and operative surgery, license for general practice; temporary license; licensure without examination; disciplinary action; and the provision concerning those authorized to purchase legend drugs. Provides that nothing in this Act shall be construed to limit the method of delegation that may be authorized by any means, including, but not limited to, oral, written, electronic, standing orders, protocols, guidelines, or verbal orders. Makes other technical changes. Effective immediately.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/9/2011||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Iris Y. Martinez|| 2/9/2011||Senate||First Reading|| 2/9/2011||Senate||Referred to Assignments|| 2/23/2011||Senate||Assigned to Judiciary|| 3/15/2011||Senate||Postponed - Judiciary|| 3/18/2011||Senate||Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 8, 2011|| 3/29/2011||Senate||Postponed - Judiciary|| 4/5/2011||Senate||Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Iris Y. Martinez|| 4/5/2011||Senate||Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments|| 4/6/2011||Senate||Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary|| 4/6/2011||Senate||Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted|| 4/6/2011||Senate||Do Pass as Amended Judiciary; 010-000-000|| 4/6/2011||Senate||Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 7, 2011|| 7/23/2011||Senate||Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments|| 10/12/2011||Senate||Approved for Consideration Assignments|| 10/12/2011||Senate||Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading October 25, 2011|| 10/24/2011||Senate||Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As November 10, 2011|| 1/14/2012||Senate||Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments|| 11/27/2012||Senate||Approved for Consideration Assignments|| 11/27/2012||Senate||Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading November 28, 2012|| 11/27/2012||Senate||Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As January 8, 2013|| 11/28/2012||Senate||Second Reading|| 11/28/2012||Senate||Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading November 29, 2012|| 1/8/2013||Senate||Session Sine Die|