90th General Assembly
Summary of SB1271
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PHY THERAPY LIC-SUPERVISION                                                

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Physical Therapy Act.  Provides that the  Act      
   does  not  prohibit  the  practice  of  physical therapy by a physical      
   therapy student or a physical therapist assistant  student  under  the      
   on-site  supervision  (instead  of  direct  personal supervision) of a      
   licensed physical therapist.  Requires the physical  therapist  to  be      
   readily available for direct supervision and instruction to insure the      
   safety and welfare of the patient.  Effective immediately.                  
          FISCAL NOTE (Dpt. of Professional Reg.)                              
          No measurable fiscal impact.                                         
          STATE MANDATES ACT FISCAL NOTE                                       
          Fails to create a State mandate.                                     
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          225 ILCS 90/2                                                        
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          225 ILCS 46/15                                                       
        Deletes everything. Amends the Health Care Worker Background           
   Check Act. Includes a supportive living program, as defined in the          
   Illinois Public Aid code, in the definition of "health care employer".      
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0776

   Last action date: 98-08-14

           Location: Senate

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


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