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 Bill Status of HB0487  93rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers - Linda Chapa LaVia and Patricia Bailey

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 60/23from Ch. 111, par. 4400-23
225 ILCS 60/23.1 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987 to provide for the public release of individual profiles on persons licensed under the Act, including information relating to criminal charges, administrative disciplinary actions, hospital privilege revocations, and medical malpractice awards. Provides that a physician may elect to include certain information in his or her profile. Provides that certain information collected for physician profiles is not confidential. Provides that, when collecting information or compiling reports intended to compare physicians, the Disciplinary Board shall require that only the most basic identifying information from mandatory reports may be used, and details about a patient or personal details about a physician that are not already a matter of public record through another source must not be released. Effective immediately.

 Fiscal Note (Illinois Department of Professional Regulation)
 The end product of HB 487 will include a total initial cost estimate of $1,212,640 and an annual maintenance cost of $288,266 to make physician profiles available to the public over the Internet and by calling a toll free number.

DateChamber Action
  1/30/2003HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  1/30/2003HouseFirst Reading
  1/30/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/4/2003HouseAssigned to Health Care Availability and Access Committee
  2/6/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia Bailey
  2/6/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  2/13/2003HouseFiscal Note Filed
  3/12/2003HouseMotion Do Pass - Lost Health Care Availability and Access Committee; 005-008-001
  3/12/2003HouseRemains in Health Care Availability and Access Committee
  3/13/2003HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

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