Bill Status of HB1826  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS-VARIOUS

House Sponsors
Rep. Kathleen Willis - Randy E. Frese, Mary E. Flowers, Dave Severin, Charles Meier, Daniel Swanson, Katie Stuart, Dan Caulkins, David Friess and Patrick Windhorst

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 60/54.5
225 ILCS 95/1from Ch. 111, par. 4601
225 ILCS 95/4from Ch. 111, par. 4604
225 ILCS 95/6from Ch. 111, par. 4606
225 ILCS 95/7from Ch. 111, par. 4607
225 ILCS 95/7.5
225 ILCS 95/7.7
225 ILCS 95/11from Ch. 111, par. 4611


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Provides that a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches may collaborate with a physician assistant if specified requirements are met for a collaborative agreement. Provides that a collaborative agreement shall be for services in the same area of practice or specialty as the collaborating physician in his or her clinical medical practice. Amends the Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987. Deletes language requiring a collaborative agreement to be written for a physician assistant and changes requirements for the collaborative agreement. Provides that medical care provided by a physician assistant shall be consistent with the physician assistant's education, training, and experience. Makes changes to provisions concerning prescriptive authority of a physician assistant. Provides that in a hospital, hospital affiliate, or ambulatory surgical treatment center, the medical staff (instead of the attending physician) shall determine a physician assistant's role in providing care for patients. Changes the physician assistant advisory committee to the Physician Assistant Medical Licensing Board. Changes the membership and duties of the Board. Removes provisions concerning initial terms of office for Board members. Makes conforming and other changes. Effective January 1, 2022.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kathleen Willis
  2/17/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/24/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/24/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  2/24/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles Meier
  2/24/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Swanson
  2/24/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  3/1/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Caulkins
  3/4/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy E. Frese
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/11/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David Friess
  3/11/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick Windhorst
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee