(20 ILCS 2310/2310-90)
(was 20 ILCS 2310/55.09)
Laboratories; fees; Public Health Laboratory Services Revolving
To maintain physical, chemical, bacteriological, and
laboratories; to make examinations of milk, water, atmosphere, sewage, wastes,
and other substances, and equipment and processes relating thereto; to make
diagnostic tests for diseases and tests for the evaluation of health hazards
considered necessary for the protection of the people of the State; and to
assess a reasonable fee for services provided as established by regulation,
under the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act, which shall not exceed the
Department's actual costs to provide these services.
Excepting fees collected under the Newborn Metabolic Screening
Act and the Lead
Poisoning Prevention Act, all fees shall be deposited into the Public Health
Laboratory Services Revolving Fund. Other State and federal funds related to
laboratory services may also be deposited into the Fund, and all interest that
accrues on the moneys in the Fund shall be deposited into the Fund.
Moneys shall be appropriated from the Fund solely for the purposes of testing
specimens submitted in support of Department programs established for the
protection of human health, welfare, and safety, and for testing specimens
submitted by physicians and other health care providers, to determine whether
chemically hazardous, biologically infectious substances, or other disease
causing conditions are present.
(Source: P.A. 96-328, eff. 8-11-09.)