IL HB2630 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 36-4)
Status: Passed on August 25 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-08-25 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0375
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Extends the repeal date of the Acupuncture Practice Act from January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2028. Amends the Acupuncture Practice Act. Changes the short title of the Act to the Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine Practice Act. Allows for the practice of East Asian medicine. Makes changes to the definition of "acupuncture" and "acupuncturist". Defines "East Asian medicine". Removes the definition of "referral by written orders". Removes language allowing a physician or a dentist to refer by written order a patient to an acupuncturist and maintain management of the patient. Adds provisions concerning guest practitioners of acupuncture and East Asian medicine. Changes the name of the Board of Acupuncture to the Board of Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine and allows licensed practitioners of East Asian medicine to be members of the Board. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall issue a license to an applicant that submits proof of a demonstration of status as a Diplomate of Acupuncture or Diplomate of Oriental Medicine with the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine or an equivalent credential approved by the Department (rather than passing the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine examination or an equivalent examination). Makes changes in provisions concerning titles and designations that can be used by those licensed under the Act. Makes conforming changes in the Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan Act, the Tattoo and Body Piercing Establishment Registration Act, and the Professional Service Corporation Act. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

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Roll Calls

2017-05-29 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 54 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-04-28 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 109 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2017-08-25HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0375
2017-08-25HouseEffective Date August 25, 2017
2017-08-25HouseGovernor Approved
2017-06-27HouseSent to the Governor
2017-05-30HousePassed Both Houses
2017-05-29SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
2017-05-26SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
2017-05-25SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
2017-05-23SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2017
2017-05-23SenateSecond Reading
2017-05-19SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
2017-05-19SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 22, 2017
2017-05-19SenateDo Pass Licensed Activities and Pensions; 013-000-000
2017-05-12SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 19, 2017
2017-05-12SenatePostponed - Licensed Activities and Pensions
2017-05-05SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities and Pensions
2017-05-02SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
2017-05-02SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-05-02SenateFirst Reading
2017-05-02SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
2017-05-02SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
2017-05-02SenateArrive in Senate
2017-04-28HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
2017-04-28HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-002-000
2017-04-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
2017-04-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
2017-04-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David S. Olsen
2017-04-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
2017-04-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
2017-04-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
2017-04-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2017-04-26HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2017-04-26HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2017-03-29HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2017-03-29HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Health Care Licenses Committee; 014-000-000
2017-03-29HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Health Care Licenses Committee; by Voice Vote
2017-03-27HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Health Care Licenses Committee
2017-03-24HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2017-03-24HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Theresa Mah
2017-03-23HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
2017-03-22HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
2017-03-21HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
2017-03-09HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
2017-02-23HouseFiscal Note Filed
2017-02-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
2017-02-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
2017-02-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
2017-02-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
2017-02-22HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
2017-02-16HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
2017-02-16HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Daniel J. Burke
2017-02-15HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
2017-02-14HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
2017-02-10HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
2017-02-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
2017-02-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
2017-02-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
2017-02-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
2017-02-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
2017-02-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
2017-02-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
2017-02-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
2017-02-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
2017-02-08HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-02-08HouseFirst Reading
2017-02-08HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
2017-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
2017-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
2017-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
2017-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
2017-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
2017-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
2017-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
2017-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
2017-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
2017-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
2017-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
2017-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
2017-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
2017-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
2017-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
2017-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
2017-02-08HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
2017-02-08HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
2017-02-08HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
2017-02-08HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Theresa Mah

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