Bill Status of HB0494  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. John E. Bradley - Fred Crespo - William B. Black - Patricia R. Bellock - Kathleen A. Ryg and Mike Bost

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Gary Forby and Deanna Demuzio)

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 935/3.05from Ch. 144, par. 1453.05
110 ILCS 935/10from Ch. 144, par. 1460

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Family Practice Residency Act. Adds a person licensed to practice medicine in all of its branches under the Medical Practice Act of 1987 with a specialty in Psychiatry to the definition of "primary care physician". Provides that any monetary penalties imposed after December 31, 1999 and before the effective date of the amendatory Act upon a scholarship recipient who has been found by the Department of Public Health to have failed to fulfill his or her obligation under the Act, but who has been practicing as a psychiatrist within a designated shortage area during that time, must be declared null and void by the Department, and any payments made to the Department by the scholarship recipient must be returned to that scholarship recipient within a reasonable amount of time, as determined by the Department. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
110 ILCS 935/3.05
Adds reference to:
New Act

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill as introduced with the following changes. Creates the Psychiatry Practice Incentive Act. Provides for the establishment by the Department of Public Health of a program under which programs of grants, loans, and loan forgiveness are established to recruit and retain psychiatric service providers in designated shortage areas of the State. Sets forth the powers and duties of the Department in the establishment and administration of the programs. Requires the Department to annually report to the General Assembly and the Governor the results and progress of all programs established under the Act. Sets forth penalties for a recipient of assistance under a program who fails to fulfill his or her practice obligation under the Act. In the Family Practice Residency Act, removes the provision concerning the definition of "primary care physician".

DateChamber Action
  1/30/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John E. Bradley
  2/1/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/1/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/7/2007HouseAssigned to Health Care Availability and Access Committee
  2/23/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  2/23/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  3/13/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Health Care Availability and Access Committee
  3/13/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Health Care Availability and Access Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/13/2007HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Health Care Availability and Access Committee; 011-000-000
  3/14/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/29/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  3/29/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  3/29/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/29/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  3/29/2007SenateArrive in Senate
  3/29/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 30, 2007
  3/29/2007SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Gary Forby
  4/20/2007SenateFirst Reading
  4/20/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  4/26/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Deanna Demuzio
  5/15/2008SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2008; Substantive House Bills Out of Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die