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   225 ILCS 2/20.1 new                                                         
   225 ILCS 2/50                                                               

        Amends the  Acupuncture  Practice  Act.     Provides  that  guest      
   acupuncturists  who  are  not  licensed  under  the  Act  may lecture,      
   demonstrate, or hold clinics for continuing education or training  for      
   acupuncture   associates   or   scientific   acupuncture  foundations.      
   Provides that the guest acupuncturist may not open an office,  appoint      
   a  place  to  meet patients, receive calls from patients, or otherwise      
   engage in  the  practice  of  acupuncture  outside  of  the  lectures,      
   clinics, or demonstrations.   Limits the amount of time that the guest      
   acupuncturist may perform the lectures, clinics,  or demonstrations to      
   a  maximum  of  6 months.   Provides that this Act does not prohibit a      
   person from administering acupuncture treatment as part of his or  her      
   educational  training  at  a  State  approved  course or as a graduate      
   student at a school of acupuncture in  a  postgraduate  review  course      
   that does not exceed 6 months in duration.   Effective immediately.         
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Replaces everything after the  enacting  clause.   Reinserts  the      
   bill   as   introduced   with   the   following   changes.    Provides      
   qualifications  for  guest instructors of acupuncture, one of which is      
   possession of a guest acupuncturist permit issued by  the  Department.      
   Permits  an  unlicensed  graduate  of a school of acupuncture to apply      
   acupuncture techniques  while  (i)  participating  in  a  postgraduate      
   training program, (ii) participating in a review course in preparation      
   for  taking  the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and      
   Oriental  Medicine  examination,   or   (iii)   participating   in   a      
   State-approved   continuing   education   course   offered  through  a      
   State-approved provider.  Provides that students and other  unlicensed      
   persons  may  not  open  an  office,  appoint  a place to meet private      
   patients, consult with private patients, or otherwise  engage  in  the      
   practice  of  acupuncture  beyond what is required in conjunction with      
   their education.                                                            
          FISCAL NOTE (Department of Professional Regulation)                  
          Financial impact on the Department is anticipated to be              
          approximately $3,000 if the new license category has about           
          10 requests.                                                         
   FEB-21-2001  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-21-2001  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   FEB-22-2001  S  ADDED AS A CHIEF CO-SPONSOR              MADIGAN,R             
   FEB-28-2001  S       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               LICENSED ACT.         
   MAR-08-2001  S                                 POSTPONED                       
   MAR-22-2001  S                                 POSTPONED                       
   MAR-29-2001  S                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-LICENSED ACT. S    
   MAR-29-2001  S                                   ADOPTED                       
   MAR-29-2001  S       DO PASS AS AMENDED                  009-000-000   SLIC    
   MAR-29-2001  S  PLACED ON CALENDAR ORDER OF 2ND READING  01-03-30              
   MAR-30-2001  S  SECOND READING                                                 
   MAR-30-2001  S  PLACED ON CALENDAR ORDER OF 3RD READING  01-04-02              
   APR-03-2001  S  THIRD READING - PASSED                   053-000-000           
   APR-03-2001  H  ARRIVE IN HOUSE                                                
   APR-03-2001  H  PLACED CALENDAR ORDER OF FIRST READING                         
   APR-04-2001  H  HOUSE SPONSOR                            BURKE                 
   APR-04-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   APR-04-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   APR-05-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 COULSON               
   APR-06-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               REG & REG             
   APR-19-2001  H  DO PASS/SHORT DEBATE                     020-000-000   HREG    
   APR-19-2001  H  PLACED CALENDAR 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                       
   APR-24-2001  H  SECOND READING-SHORT DEBATE                                    
   APR-24-2001  H                         FISCAL NOTE FILED                       
   APR-24-2001  H  PLCD CAL ORDER 3RD READING-SHORT DEBATE                        
   APR-24-2001  H  ADDED AS AN ALTERNATE CO-SPONSOR         WOJCIK                
   APR-26-2001  H  THIRD READING/SHORT DEBATE/PASSED        109-000-000           
   APR-26-2001  S  PASSED BOTH HOUSES                                             
   MAY-25-2001  S  SENT TO THE GOVERNOR                                           
   JUL-12-2001  S  GOVERNOR APPROVED                                              
   JUL-12-2001  S                            EFFECTIVE DATE 01-07-12              
   JUL-12-2001  S  PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0070               


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