State of Illinois
2013 and 2014


Introduced 2/14/2014, by Sen. Andy Manar


225 ILCS 25/54.3 new

    Amends the Illinois Dental Practice Act. Adds a provision that allows dentists with the appropriate training to administer vaccinations to patients 10 years of age and older pursuant to a valid prescription or standing order of a physician. Provides that vaccinations may only be administered for influenza, hepatitis B, HPV, and shingles. Effective immediately.

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1    AN ACT concerning regulation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Dental Practice Act is amended by
5adding Section 54.3 as follows:
6    (225 ILCS 25/54.3 new)
7    Sec. 54.3. Vaccinations; immunizations. Notwithstanding
8Section 54.2 of this Act, a dentist may administer vaccinations
9upon completion of appropriate training on how to address
10contraindications and adverse reactions. Vaccinations shall be
11limited to patients 10 years of age and older pursuant to a
12valid prescription or standing order by a physician. In
13addition, vaccinations shall be limited to influenza
14(inactivated influenza vaccine and live attenuated influenza
15intranasal vaccine), hepatitis B, HPV, and shingles vaccines
16with notification to the patient's physician and with
17appropriate reporting and record retention.
18    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
19becoming law.