Bill Status of HB5934 99th General Assembly
Short Description: MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH
Rep. Robyn Gabel
| 1/10/2017||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Advisory Board for the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant Programs Act. Establishes the Advisory Board for the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant Programs under the Department of Public Health. Creates the Board. Requires the Board to advise the Director of Public Health and make recommendations to the Department and Governor regarding maternal and child health matters. Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Transfers authority over the Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant, Title X Family Planning Program award, and maternal and child health programs to the Department of Public Health. Transfers all relevant rights and duties, rules and rulemaking powers, personnel, property, records, and revenue allocations to the Department of Public Health. Amends the Illinois Family Case Management Act. Removes references to the Maternal and Child Health Advisory Board. Amends the Hearing Screening for Newborns Act. Changes the short title to the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act. Makes changes regarding which hospitals are required to conduct and report infant hearing tests. Requires the Department of Public Health to maintain a registry of cases documenting newborn hearing tests and intervention. Transfers rulemaking power under the Act from the Department of Human Services to the Department of Public Health. Repeals provisions concerning certain hospital reports to the Department and the hearing screening advisory committee. Amends the Prenatal and Newborn Care Act. Corrects a cross-reference to the Maternal and Child Health Advisory Board. Amends the Developmental Disability Prevention Act. Authorizes the Department of Public Health to determine funding needs for high-risk pregnancy programs. Effective immediately.