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