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Public Act 094-0869




Public Act 094-0869
SB2286 Enrolled LRB094 17096 RAS 52380 b

    AN ACT concerning regulation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Speech-Language Pathology and
Audiology Practice Act is amended by changing Section 8.5 as
    (225 ILCS 110/8.5)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2008)
    Sec. 8.5. Qualifications for licenses as a speech-language
pathology assistant.
    (a) A person is qualified to be licensed as a
speech-language pathology assistant if that person has applied
in writing on forms prescribed by the Department, has paid the
required fees, and meets both of the following criteria:
        (1) Is of good moral character. In determining moral
    character, the Department may take into consideration any
    felony conviction of the applicant, but such a conviction
    shall not operate automatically as a complete bar to
        (2) Has received an associate degree from a
    speech-language pathology assistant program that has been
    approved by the Department and that meets the minimum
    requirements set forth in Section 8.6 or has received,
    prior to June 1, 2003, an associate degree from a
    speech-language pathology assistant program approved by
    the Illinois Community College Board.
    (b) Until July 1, 2005, a person holding a bachelor's level
degree in communication disorders who was employed to assist a
speech-language pathologist on June 1, 2002 (the effective date
of P.A. 92-510) shall be eligible to receive a license as a
speech-language pathology assistant from the Department upon
completion of forms prescribed by the Department and the
payment of the required fee.
(Source: P.A. 92-510, eff. 6-1-02; 93-1060, eff. 12-23-04.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 6/16/2006