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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 Illinois Dental Practice Act is amended by
5adding Section 54.3 as follows:
6    (225 ILCS 25/54.3 new)
7    Sec. 54.3. Vaccinations; immunizations. Notwithstanding
8Section 54.2 of this Act, a dentist enrolled in a medical
9network or enrolled as a Medicare or Medicaid provider may
10administer vaccinations to patients enrolled in the same
11medical network or enrolled in Medicare or Medicaid upon
12completion of appropriate training on how to address
13contraindications and adverse reactions. Vaccinations shall be
14limited to patients 18 years of age and older pursuant to a
15valid prescription or standing order by a physician. In
16addition, vaccinations shall be limited to influenza
17(inactivated influenza vaccine) with notification to the
18patient's physician and with appropriate reporting and record
20    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
21becoming law.