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SB0684sam002 93rd General Assembly


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 1                    AMENDMENT TO SENATE BILL 684

 2        AMENDMENT NO.     .  Amend Senate Bill 684  by  replacing
 3    everything after the enacting clause with the following:

 4        "Section  5.   The  School  Code  is  amended by changing
 5    Section 1-2 as follows:

 6        (105 ILCS 5/1-2) (from Ch. 122, par. 1-2)
 7        Sec. 1-2.  Construction.  The provisions of this Act,  so
 8    far as they are the same as those of any prior statute, shall
 9    be   construed   as   a  continuation  of  those  such  prior
10    provisions, and not as a new enactment.
11        If in any other statute reference is made to  an  Act  of
12    the  General  Assembly, or a section of such an Act, which is
13    continued in this School Code, such reference shall  be  held
14    to  refer  to the Act or section thereof so continued in this
15    Code.
16    (Source: Laws 1961, p. 31.)

17        Section 10.  The Illinois Speech-Language  Pathology  and
18    Audiology  Practice  Act  is amended by changing Section 2 as
19    follows:

20        (225 ILCS 110/2) (from Ch. 111, par. 7902)
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 1        (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2008)
 2        Sec. 2.  Legislative Declaration of Public  Policy.   The
 3    practice  of  Speech-Language  Pathology and Audiology in the
 4    State of Illinois is hereby declared  to  affect  the  public
 5    health,  safety  and  welfare and to be subject to regulation
 6    and control in the public interest.  It is  further  declared
 7    to  be  a  matter  of  public  interest  and concern that the
 8    speech-language pathology and audiology professions merit and
 9    receive the confidence of the public and that only  qualified
10    persons be permitted to practice this profession in the State
11    of  Illinois.   This Act must shall be liberally construed to
12    carry out these objectives and purposes.
13        It is further declared to be the public  policy  of  this
14    State,  pursuant  to  subsections (h) and (i) of Section 6 of
15    Article VII of the Illinois Constitution of  1970,  that  any
16    power  or  function  set forth in this Act to be exercised by
17    the State is an exclusive  State  power  or  function.   Such
18    power or function shall not be exercised concurrently, either
19    directly  or  indirectly,  by  any  unit of local government,
20    including home rule units, except as  otherwise  provided  in
21    this Act.
22    (Source: P.A. 85-1391.)".