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 Bill Status of SB0010  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  CERVICAL CANCER PREVENTION

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson - Mattie Hunter - Iris Y. Martinez

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/27-8.1from Ch. 122, par. 27-8.1
410 ILCS 315/2e new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code and the Communicable Disease Prevention Act. Provides that beginning August 1, 2009 a female student who is 11 or 12 years of age may not enter any grade of a public, private, or parochial school unless the child presents to the school proof of having received a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination or, after having received HPV information required to be provided by the Department of Public Health, the student's parent or legal guardian presents to the school a signed statement that the parent or legal guardian has elected for the student not to receive the vaccination. Requires a school to include the number of HPV-vaccinated children in its health exam and immunization report to the State Board of Education. Provides that beginning August 1, 2007, prior to entering a grade in a public or private school in this State, the Department of Public Health must provide all female students who are 11 or 12 years of age and their parents or legal guardians written information about the link between human papillomavirus and cervical cancer and the availability of a human papillomavirus vaccine. Provides that the Director of Public Health shall prescribe the content of the information about HPV. Requires the Department of Public Health to adopt emergency rules to the extent necessary to administer the Department's responsibilities under these provisions. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that all children in Illinois shall have a health examination upon entering the sixth grade of any public, private, parochial school. Provides that beginning August 1, 2011 (instead of August 1, 2009) a female student enrolled in 6th grade (instead of 11 or 12 years of age) may not attend a public, private, or parochial school unless the child presents to the school proof of having received a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination or, after having received HPV information required to be provided by the Department of Public Health, the student's parent or legal guardian presents to the school a signed statement that the parent or legal guardian has elected for the student not to receive the vaccination.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/31/2007SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Emil Jones, Jr.
  1/31/2007SenateFirst Reading
  1/31/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  2/5/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson
  2/5/2007SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson
  2/7/2007SenateAssigned to Public Health
  2/13/2007SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson
  2/13/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/21/2007SenatePostponed - Public Health
  2/27/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson
  2/27/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  2/28/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Public Health
  2/28/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/1/2007SenateDo Pass as Amended Public Health; 006-004-000
  3/1/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 2, 2007
  3/1/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/2/2007SenateSecond Reading
  3/2/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 6, 2007
  3/30/2007SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2007
  5/31/2007SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As December 31, 2007
  12/3/2007SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Rules
  5/31/2008SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As January 13, 2009
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

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