(20 ILCS 2305/8.4)
Immunization Advisory Committee.
The Director of Public
Health shall appoint an Immunization Advisory Committee to advise the Director
on immunization issues.
The Director shall take into consideration any
comments or recommendations made by the Advisory Committee.
Immunization Advisory Committee shall be composed of the following members
with knowledge of immunization issues: a pediatrician, a physician licensed to
practice medicine in all its branches, a family physician, an infectious
specialist from a university based center, 2 representatives of a local health
department, a registered nurse,
a school nurse, a public health provider, a public health officer or
of a children's hospital, 2 representatives of immunization advocacy
organizations, a representative from the State Board of Education, a person
with expertise in bioterrorism issues, and any
other individuals or organization representatives designated by the
shall designate one of the Advisory Committee members to serve as the
Chairperson of the Advisory Committee.
(Source: P.A. 92-561, eff. 6-24-02.)