98TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2013 and 2014
Introduced , by Rep. Elaine Nekritz
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
20 ILCS 2310/2310-685 new
Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the
Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Public
Health to establish and conduct a public education program to inform
pregnant women and women who may become pregnant regarding cytomegalovirus.
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AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Department of Public Health Powers and
Duties Law of the
Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
amended by adding Section 2310-685 as follows:
(20 ILCS 2310/2310-685 new)
Cytomegalovirus public education program.
(a) In this Section:
"CMV" means cytomegalovirus.
"Health care provider" means any physician, hospital
facility, or other
person that is licensed or otherwise
authorized to deliver health care
(b) The Department shall establish and conduct a public
education program to inform
pregnant women and women who may
become pregnant regarding:
(1) incidences of CMV;
(2) the transmission of CMV to pregnant women and women
who may become
(3) birth defects caused by congenital CMV;
(4) methods of diagnosing congenital CMV; and
(5) available preventative measures.
(c) The Department shall provide the information described