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Full Text of SB0145  102nd General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning regulation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987 is
5amended by changing Section 6 as follows:
6    (225 ILCS 95/6)  (from Ch. 111, par. 4606)
7    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
8    Sec. 6. Physician assistant title.
9    (a) No physician assistant shall use the title of doctor,
10physician, or associate with his or her name or any other term
11that would indicate to other persons that he or she is
12qualified to engage in the general practice of medicine.
13    (b) A physician assistant shall verbally identify himself
14or herself as a physician assistant, including specialty
15certification, to each patient.
16    (c) Nothing in this Act shall be construed to relieve a
17physician assistant of the professional or legal
18responsibility for the care and treatment of persons attended
19by him or her.
20    (d) The collaborating physician shall file with the
21Department notice of employment, discharge, or collaboration
22with a physician assistant within 60 days at the time of
23employment, discharge, or assumption of collaboration with a



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1physician assistant. Nothing in this Section shall prevent a
2physician assistant from beginning his or her employment
3before the notice of employment or collaboration has been
5(Source: P.A. 100-453, eff. 8-25-17.)