Synopsis As Introduced Creates the Licensed Certified Professional Midwife Practice Act. Provides for the licensure of certified professional midwives by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and for certain limitations on the activities of licensed certified professional midwives. Creates the Illinois Midwifery Board. Sets forth provisions concerning application; qualifications; exemptions; title protection; informed consent; consultation and referral; grounds for disciplinary action; reporting; and administrative procedures. Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act to set a repeal date for the new Act of January 1, 2032.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: Further amends the Licensed Certified Professional Midwife Practice Act. Creates provisions concerning Social Security Numbers on license applications; inactive status; grounds for disciplinary action; restoration of license; surrender of license; temporary suspension of license; rehearing; administrative review and certification of records; injunctions; investigation, notice, and hearings; hearing reports; hearing officers; motions for rehearing; certification of records by Department of Financial and Professional Regulation; violations; and fees. Make changes in provisions concerning definitions; exemptions; the Illinois Midwifery Board; powers and duties of the Department; licensure; expiration and renewal of licensure; scope of practice; annual reports; and vicarious liability. Further amends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Provides for repeal of the Licensed Certified Professional Midwife Practice Act on January 1, 2027 (rather than January 1, 2032).