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 Bill Status of HB4637  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Fred Crespo - Randy E. Frese - La Shawn K. Ford - Jaime M. Andrade, Jr. and Yolonda Morris

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/5/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
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 95/7.8 new
225 ILCS 95/7.9 new
225 ILCS 95/17from Ch. 111, par. 4617
225 ILCS 95/20from Ch. 111, par. 4620
225 ILCS 95/21from Ch. 111, par. 4621
720 ILCS 570/102from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 1102
720 ILCS 570/303.05

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987. Provides that a physician assistant may prescribe, dispense, order, administer, and procure drugs and medical devices without delegation of authority by a physician. Provides that a physician assistant may practice without a written collaborative agreement. Provides that a physician assistant who files with the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation a notarized attestation of completion of at least 250 hours of continuing education or training and at least 2,000 hours of clinical experience after first attaining national certification shall not require a written collaborative agreement. Makes changes in provisions concerning definitions; physician assistant title; collaboration requirements; written collaborative agreements, prescriptive authority, and physician assistants in hospitals, hospital affiliates, or ambulatory surgical treatment centers; inactive status; limitations; and grounds for disciplinary action. Amends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act to make corresponding changes.

DateChamber Action
  1/30/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Fred Crespo
  1/31/2024HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/14/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy E. Frese
  2/14/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/14/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  2/14/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  2/28/2024HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/4/2024HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  3/6/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Yolonda Morris
  4/5/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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