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Full Text of SB0934  95th General Assembly



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1     AN ACT concerning health.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Hearing Screening for Newborns Act is
5 amended by adding Section 18 as follows:
6     (410 ILCS 213/18 new)
7     Sec. 18. Fees. The Department of Public Health may levy
8 fees to cover the cost of maintaining the registry and
9 conducting the follow-up services specified in this Act. Fees
10 levied for this purpose shall be deposited into the Newborn
11 Hearing Screening Administration, Tracking, and Follow-up
12 Fund. Other State and federal funds for expenses related to
13 newborn hearing screening, follow-up, professional education,
14 treatment, or other services related to newborn hearing
15 services may also be deposited into the Fund. The amount of
16 funds provided through the fee shall not exceed the amount
17 necessary to fully achieve the intent of the Act. The Newborn
18 Hearing Screening Administration, Tracking, and Follow-up Fund
19 is created as a special fund in the State treasury. All money
20 in the Fund shall be used, subject to appropriation, by the
21 Department of Public Health, the Department of Human Services,
22 and the University of Illinois at Chicago Division of
23 Specialized Care for Children solely for the purposes of



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1 providing newborn hearing screening administration, tracking,
2 follow-up, and treatment.
3     Section 10. The State Finance Act is amended by adding
4 Section 5.675 as follows:
5     (30 ILCS 105/5.675 new)
6     Sec. 5.675. The Newborn Hearing Screening Administration,
7 Tracking, and Follow-up Fund.
8     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
9 becoming law.