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 Bill Status of HB0335  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  PHYSICIANS-DEMENTIA TRAINING

House Sponsors
Rep. Kathleen Willis - Anne Stava-Murray, Barbara Hernandez, Deb Conroy, Margaret Croke, Jeff Keicher, Amy Grant, Martin McLaughlin, Robyn Gabel, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Natalie A. Manley, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Kelly M. Cassidy, Martin J. Moylan, Elizabeth Hernandez, Daniel Didech, Anna Moeller, Katie Stuart, Seth Lewis, Janet Yang Rohr and Aaron M. Ortiz

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 60/11from Ch. 111, par. 4400-11
225 ILCS 60/20.1 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Provides that not later than 12 months after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall adopt rules that require a person seeking licensure to practice medicine in all of its branches to have completed 3 hours of education on the diagnosis, treatment, and care of individuals with cognitive impairments, including, but not limited to, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Specifies that the education requirement shall only apply to applicants who serve or will serve adult populations and have or will have direct patient interactions in their capacity as physicians. Provides that not later than 12 months after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Department shall adopt rules that require any continuing education for persons licensed to practice medicine under all of its branches to include an average of one hour of continuing education per license year on the diagnosis, treatment, and care of individuals with cognitive impairments, including, but not limited to, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Specifies that the continuing education requirement shall only apply to persons who serve adult populations and have direct patient interactions in their capacity as physicians. Provides that the curriculum used for the education and continuing education requirements shall cover the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, including recognizing the signs and symptoms of dementia; person-centered care; assessment and care planning; and culturally competent health care.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/27/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kathleen Willis
  1/29/2021HouseFirst Reading
  1/29/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/17/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  2/19/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/3/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margaret Croke
  3/10/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeff Keicher
  3/11/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant
  3/11/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin McLaughlin
  3/11/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  3/12/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  3/15/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  3/16/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  3/17/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  3/18/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/19/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  3/19/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kathleen Willis
  3/19/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/23/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/23/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/25/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/27/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/12/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  4/15/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  4/15/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Seth Lewis
  4/21/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Janet Yang Rohr
  8/5/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz

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