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 Bill Status of HB4142  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY SCREEN

House Sponsors
Rep. Mark Batinick - Daniel Swanson - Natalie Phelps Finnie - Silvana Tabares - Michael J. Zalewski, Patricia R. Bellock, Charles Meier and Norine K. Hammond

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  10/26/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
410 ILCS 240/3.35 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Newborn Metabolic Screening Act. Requires the Department of Public Health to provide all newborns and infants within 12 months of birth with screening tests for the presence of spinal muscular atrophy. Provides that the testing shall begin within 12 months of the occurrence of specified events. Provides that the Department is authorized to implement an additional fee for the screening prior to beginning the testing in order to accumulate the resources for start-up and other costs associated with implementation of the screening and thereafter to support the costs associated with screening and follow-up programs for spinal muscular atrophy.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  10/26/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mark Batinick
  10/26/2017HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Swanson
  10/26/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
  10/26/2017HouseFirst Reading
  10/26/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  10/26/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie Phelps Finnie
  11/7/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  11/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  11/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles Meier
  11/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond

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