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Full Text of SB0145  102nd General Assembly


Sen. Laura M. Murphy

Filed: 10/19/2021





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 145 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987
5is amended 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7    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)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



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1physician assistant of the professional or legal
2responsibility for the care and treatment of persons attended
3by him or her.
4    (d) The collaborating physician shall file with the
5Department notice of employment, discharge, or collaboration
6with a physician assistant within 60 days at the time of
7employment, discharge, or assumption of collaboration with a
8physician assistant. Nothing in this Section shall prevent a
9physician assistant from beginning his or her employment
10before the notice of employment or collaboration has been
12(Source: P.A. 100-453, eff. 8-25-17.)".