90th General Assembly
Summary of SB0610
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OPTOMETRIST-ORDERS-PT CARE                                                 

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Optometric Practice Act of 1987  to  allow  a      
   therapeutically  certified  optometrist licensed under the Act to give      
   orders for patient care to a licensed nurse if the orders  are  within      
   the  scope  of  the  optometrist's therapeutic certificate.  Effective      
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Provides  that  the  orders  for  patient   care   given   by   a      
   therapeutically  certified  optometrist  must be related to the use of      
   therapeutic ocular pharmaceutical agents.                                   
          FISCAL NOTE (Dpt. Professional Regulation)                           
          SB610 will have no measurable fiscal impact.                         
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)                                    
          SB 610 fails to create a State mandate.                              
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0073

   Last action date: 97-07-08

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   1


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