Bill Status of HB3631 98th General Assembly
Short Description: IDPH-HEPATITIS C TASK FORCE
Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe - Charles E. Jefferson - Daniel J. Burke - Keith Farnham - Linda Chapa LaVia, Donald L. Moffitt, Jil Tracy, JoAnn D. Osmond, Jim Sacia, Mike Bost, Darlene J. Senger, Renée Kosel, Sandra M. Pihos, John D'Amico, Brandon W. Phelps, Monique D. Davis and Patricia R. Bellock
| 12/3/2014||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois to create the Hepatitis C Task Force. Sets forth the findings and declarations of the General Assembly. Provides that the purpose of the Task Force shall be to (1) develop strategies to identify and address the unmet needs of persons with hepatitis C in order to enhance the quality of life of persons with hepatitis C by maximizing productivity and independence and addressing emotional, social, financial, and vocational challenges of persons with hepatitis C, (2) develop strategies to provide persons with hepatitis C greater access to various treatments and other therapeutic options that may be available, and (3) develop strategies to improve hepatitis C education and awareness. Sets forth provisions concerning membership, meetings, and Task Force assistance and staff support. Provides that the Task Force shall report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and to the General Assembly, along with any legislative bills that it desires to recommend for adoption by the General Assembly, no later than December 31, 2015. Repeals the Section on January 1, 2016. Effective immediately.