SB 199 FPA - Consulting Physician

Removes the requirement for a consulting physician when prescribing benzodiazepines and schedule II opioids.

HB 2374 - APRN Preceptor Tax Credit

Grants an APRN a tax credit for voluntarily serving as a preceptor to enable an
APRN student to graduate and begin practice in their APRN specialty

SB 1277/HB 3789 Nurse Delegation

For five years, the expanded definition of delegation has led to better coordination by registered nurses in community settings, especially in our schools.  We cannot go backward.

HB 1615 - Nursing Workforce Survey

This is the first step to developing a strategy to solve the shortage of nurses being experienced by Illinois healthcare employers. 

SB 41 - Nurse Licensure Compact

The Nurse Licensure Compact allows for nurses in participating states to have one multistate license with the ability to practice and communicate with patients or students-both physically and electronically.
39 states now participate in the Compact.

SB 1779 - Medication Aide

The Long Term Care industry is struggling in Illinois.  Not enough CNAs, LPNs or RNs. Without data to prove this can be done safely, we must say no to this proposal.

SB 1785 - Medical Practice Act

Provides consistency between the Nurse Practice Act and the Medical Practice Act regarding the establishment of a written
collaborative agreement between a physician and an APRN

SB 2214 - Anesthesiologist Assist

Seeks to create a new licensure of anesthesiologist assistants. This bill would not provide a solution to rising healthcare costs and could have negative consequences for providers and patients alike.