Bill Status of SB2043 100th General Assembly
Short Description: HPV-INFORMATION-VACCINATIONS
Sen. John G. Mulroe
| 3/17/2017||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Communicable Disease Prevention Act. Provides that the Department must provide all students (currently, all female students) who are entering sixth grade and their parents or legal guardians written information about the link between human papillomavirus and specified kinds of cancer, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommendation for children to be vaccinated with the HPV vaccine (currently, written information about the link between human papillomavirus and cervical cancer and the availability of a HPV vaccine). Provides that the Department shall adopt emergency rules to the extent necessary to administer the Department's responsibilities under the amendatory Act no later than July 1, 2018. Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that beginning on January 1, 2019, the definition for "eligible individual" for provisions concerning human papillomavirus vaccinations includes male children under the age of 18 that meet specified conditions.