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 Bill Status of SB0805  93rd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-VISION SCREENING-NOTIFY

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Christine Radogno - John M. Sullivan, Ira I. Silverstein, Terry Link, Iris Y. Martinez, Susan Garrett, Jacqueline Y. Collins and Mattie Hunter

House Sponsors
(Rep. Eileen Lyons - Kathleen A. Ryg - Elizabeth Coulson)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/11/2003SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0504

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/27-8.1from Ch. 122, par. 27-8.1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that parents are encouraged to have their children undergo vision examinations at the same points in time required for health examinations. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall require that individuals conducting vision screening tests give a child's parent or guardian written notification, before the vision screening is conducted, that states that vision screening is not a substitute for a complete eye and vision evaluation by an eye doctor and that the child is not required to undergo the vision screening if an optometrist or ophthalmologist has completed and signed a report form indicating that an examination has been administered within the previous 12 months.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2003SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Christine Radogno
  2/19/2003SenateFirst Reading
  2/19/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  2/26/2003SenateAssigned to Education
  3/12/2003SenateDo Pass Education; 011-000-000
  3/12/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 13, 2003
  3/18/2003SenateSecond Reading
  3/18/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 19, 2003
  3/24/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John M. Sullivan
  3/24/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/24/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  3/24/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/24/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Susan Garrett
  3/24/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/24/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/24/2003SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  3/25/2003HouseArrived in House
  3/25/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/25/2003HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Eileen Lyons
  3/25/2003HouseFirst Reading
  3/25/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/31/2003HouseAssigned to Elementary and Secondary Education Committee
  4/10/2003HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  4/16/2003HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary and Secondary Education Committee; 014-000-000
  4/16/2003HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/9/2003HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/9/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/14/2003HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 117-000-000
  5/14/2003SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/14/2003HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  6/12/2003SenateSent to the Governor
  8/11/2003SenateGovernor Approved
  8/11/2003SenateEffective Date January 1, 2004
  8/11/2003SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0504

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