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 Bill Status of SB0558  95th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Mattie Hunter - Jacqueline Y. Collins

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 55/3 new
225 ILCS 60/19from Ch. 111, par. 4400-19
225 ILCS 60/20from Ch. 111, par. 4400-20

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical School Curriculum Act. Provides that the curriculum in each medical school operated in this State must include instruction in cultural competency designed to address the problem of race-based and gender-based disparities in medical treatment decisions. Requires a medical school that includes such instruction in its curricula to offer, for continuing education credit, cultural competency training that is provided through classroom instruction, workshops, or other educational programs sponsored by the school and that meets continuing education criteria established by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation under the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Requires an applicant for licensure under the Act who is licensed in another jurisdiction to have completed cultural competency training consistent with that required under the Medical School Curriculum Act. Provides that continuing education requirements for persons licensed under the Act who did not receive instruction in cultural competency must include the completion of cultural competency training during the first renewal cycle immediately following the effective date of the amendatory Act. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2007SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/8/2007SenateFirst Reading
  2/8/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  2/21/2007SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities
  3/2/2007SenatePostponed - Licensed Activities
  3/12/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/15/2007SenateHeld in Licensed Activities
  3/16/2007SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

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