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