Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Illinois Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
Practice Act. Deletes specified fees and provides that the Department
of Professional Regulation shall set by rule fees imposed under the
Act. Allows the Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology to
compel an applicant or licensee to submit to a mental or physical exam
on a showing of a possible violation of the Act. Provides that the
Director of the Department may petition a court for an order to
enforce the Act. Makes technical changes. Reorganizes certain
provisions within the Act. Deletes obsolete language. Amends the
Regulatory Agency Sunset Act to extend the sunset date of the Ill.
Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Practice Act to January 1,
2008. Effective July 1, 1997.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Makes a technical change.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Further amends the Illinois Speech-Language Pathology and
Audiology Practice Act. Provides that the practice of speech-language
pathology includes currently specified procedures, as further provided
by rule. Allows the Department of Professional Regulation to further
provide by rule for the requirements for restoration of a license from
inactive status. Requires a person seeking restoration of an expired
license to first meet certain continuing education requirements.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 1
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