91st General Assembly
Status of HB2842
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   New Act                                                                     

        Creates the Hepatitis C Screening and  Awareness  Act.   Provides      
   that   the  Illinois  Department  of  Public  Health  shall  establish      
   education programs  and  resource  identification  services  regarding      
   hepatitis  C.  Itemizes the strategies that the Department may use for      
   raising public awareness of the causes of hepatitis C,  the  value  of      
   prevention  and  early  detection,  and  options  for  diagnosing  and      
   treating  the disease.  Provides that the Department shall use certain      
   strategies,  protocols,  and  guidelines  adopted  by   the   National      
   Institutes  of  Health  on  hepatitis  C.   Requires the screening for      
   hepatitis C of incoming mental health  or  developmental  disabilities      
   facility residents, prisoners entering State correctional institutions      
   or facilities, and employees who come into direct contact with each of      
   those groups.                                                               
          CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)                        
          There would be no corrections population impact; fiscal impact       
          is unknown.                                                          
          FISCAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)                              
          Same as correctional note.                                           
   99-02-22  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   99-02-22  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   99-02-24  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               HUMAN SERVS           
   99-03-03  H  DO PASS/SHORT DEBATE                     013-000-000   HHSV    
   99-03-03  H  PLACED CALENDAR 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                       
   99-03-11  H  SECOND READING-SHORT DEBATE                                    
   99-03-11  H  PLCD CAL ORDER 3RD READING-SHORT DEBATE                        
   99-03-12  H  THIRD READING/SHORT DEBATE/PASSED        111-003-001           
   99-03-16  S  ARRIVE IN SENATE                                               
   99-03-16  S  PLACED CALENDAR ORDER OF FIRST READING   99-03-17              
   99-03-19  S  CORRECTIONAL NOTE FILED                                        
   99-03-19  S                         FISCAL NOTE FILED                       
   99-03-19  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    ERWIN                 
   99-03-25  S  CHIEF SPONSOR                            DILLARD               
   99-03-25  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   99-03-25  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   01-01-09  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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