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 Bill Status of SB1416  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  SIDS-PROGRAM-AUTOPSY PROTOCOL

Senate Sponsors
Sen. William R. Haine

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/7/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2310/2310-443 new
20 ILCS 2310/2310-678 new
20 ILCS 2310/2310-679 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Director of Public Health shall establish a Statewide Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Program that shall include a referral service for the public and health care professionals on SIDS-related services and a 24-hour telephone hotline. Provides that the Director of Public Health shall encourage the development of local support programs for infants who may be at risk of SIDS. Creates the Sudden Child Death Autopsy Protocol Committee within the Department of Public Health. Provides that the Committee shall assist the Director of Public Health with developing specified sudden child death autopsy protocols and shall annually review the protocols and make suggestions for revisions. Provides that the Committee shall make recommendations by December 31 of each year through December 31, 2021. Repeals provisions concerning the Committee on December 31, 2022. Provides that the Director of Public Health, in consultation with the Committee, shall develop a specified standardized protocol for autopsies performed when the suspected cause of death of a child under one year of age is sudden infant death syndrome and when the death of a child under 2 years of age is sudden and unexpected.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. William R. Haine
  2/9/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/22/2017SenateAssigned to Public Health
  3/8/2017SenatePostponed - Public Health
  3/17/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 7, 2017
  3/29/2017SenatePostponed - Public Health
  4/7/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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