Bill Status of HB6702  93rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jim Watson - William B. Black - Elizabeth Coulson - Angelo Saviano - James H. Meyer, Patricia Reid Lindner, Sidney H. Mathias and Rosemary Mulligan

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
225 ILCS 65/5-10
225 ILCS 65/5-15
225 ILCS 65/10-30

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Nurse Licensure Compact Act. Allows for reciprocity of licensure of licensed practical nurses and registered nurses among the states. Provides for administration of the Compact by the Nursing Act Coordinator. Provides that the licensing board shall participate in a Compact Evaluation Initiative designed to evaluate the effectiveness and operability of the Compact. Provides that the Compact does not relieve employers from complying with statutorily imposed obligations. Provides that the Compact does not supersede existing State labor laws. Creates the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Compact Act. Provides for recognition of the licensure/authority to practice of an advanced practice registered nurse among states. Provides guidelines concerning application, adverse actions, authority of licensing boards, compact administration, and immunity. Provides that the Director of Professional Regulation shall serve as the compact administrator for this State and provides for the termination of Illinois' participation in the compact under specified circumstances. Amends the Nursing and Advanced Practice Nursing Act to make changes relating to the purposes of the Nurse Licensure Compact. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2004HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jim Watson
  2/9/2004HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  2/9/2004HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  2/9/2004HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelo Saviano
  2/9/2004HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. James H. Meyer
  2/9/2004HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Patricia Reid Lindner
  2/9/2004HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  2/9/2004HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  2/9/2004HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2004HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die