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 Bill Status of HB5522 General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch - Camille Y. Lilly - Elizabeth Hernandez, Gregory Harris, Bob Morgan, La Shawn K. Ford, Kelly M. Cassidy, Carol Ammons, Robyn Gabel, Rita Mayfield, Deb Conroy, Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Theresa Mah, Norine K. Hammond, Michelle Mussman, Michael J. Zalewski, Natalie A. Manley and Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 60/20from Ch. 111, par. 4400-20
225 ILCS 65/55-35
225 ILCS 65/60-40
225 ILCS 65/65-60was 225 ILCS 65/15-45
225 ILCS 95/11.5

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987, the Nurse Practice Act, and the Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987. Provides that the rules adopted by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation concerning continuing education shall require that, on and after January 1, 2022, all continuing education courses for persons licensed under the Acts contain curriculum that includes the understanding of implicit bias in the practice of medicine. Provides that a continuing education course dedicated solely to research or other issues that does not include a direct patient care component is not required to contain curriculum that includes implicit bias in the practice of medicine. Specifies requirements that continuing education courses must satisfy. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  2/14/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregory Harris
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/19/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
  2/19/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/19/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/19/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  2/19/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/19/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/21/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  2/21/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  2/21/2020HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  2/26/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  2/28/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  2/28/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  2/28/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  2/28/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  3/5/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/5/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  3/5/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer
  3/12/2020HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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