Bill Status of HB1179 94th General Assembly
Short Description: OPTOMETRY-PHARMACEUTICALS
Rep. Angelo Saviano - Frank J. Mautino - Arthur L. Turner - William B. Black - Sandra M. Pihos, John J. Millner, Careen M Gordon and Lisa M. Dugan
| 1/9/2007||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Optometric Practice Act of 1987. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the practice of optometry. Changes the definition of "therapeutic ocular pharmaceutical agents". Provides that medication administered by injection may be used only for the treatment of anaphylaxis. Amends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Adds references to optometrists in the definitions of "practitioner", "prescriber", and "prescription". Provides that nothing in the Illinois Controlled Substances Act limits the lawful authority granted by the Optometric Practice Act of 1987.