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Public Act 094-0308




Public Act 094-0308
HB3819 Enrolled LRB094 09532 BDD 39783 b

    AN ACT concerning health care.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Department of Public Health Powers and
Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
amended by adding Section 2310-145 as follows:
    (20 ILCS 2310/2310-145 new)
    Sec. 2310-145. Registry of health care professionals. The
Department of Public Health shall maintain a registry of all
active-status health care professionals, including nurses,
nurse practitioners, advanced practice nurses, physicians,
physician assistants, psychologists, professional counselors,
clinical professional counselors, and pharmacists.
    The registry must consist of information shared between the
Department of Public Health and the Department of Financial and
Professional Regulation via a secure communication link. The
registry must be updated on a quarterly basis.
    The registry shall be accessed in the event of an act of
bioterrorism or other public health emergency.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 7/22/2005