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1     AN ACT concerning regulation.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Acupuncture Practice Act is amended by
5 changing Section 20.1 as follows:
6     (225 ILCS 2/20.1)
7     (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2018)
8     Sec. 20.1. Guest instructors of acupuncture; professional
9 education. The provisions of this Act do not prohibit an
10 acupuncturist from another state or country, who is not
11 licensed under this Act and who is an invited guest of a
12 professional acupuncture association or scientific acupuncture
13 foundation or an acupuncture training program or continuing
14 education provider approved by the Department under this Act,
15 from engaging in professional education through lectures,
16 clinics, or demonstrations, provided that the acupuncturist is
17 currently licensed in another state or country and , his or her
18 license is active and has not been disciplined, or and he or
19 she is currently certified in good standing as an acupuncturist
20 by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and
21 Oriental Medicine.
22     Licensees under this Act may engage in professional
23 education through lectures, clinics, or demonstrations as an



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1 invited guest of a professional acupuncture association or
2 scientific acupuncture foundation or an acupuncture training
3 program or continuing education provider approved by the
4 Department under this Act. The Department may, but is not
5 required to, establish rules concerning this Section.
6 (Source: P.A. 95-450, eff. 8-27-07.)