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Full Text of SB0934  95th General Assembly


Sen. William Delgado

Filed: 3/21/2007





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 934 by replacing
3 everything after the enacting clause with the following:
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 Newborn
16 Hearing Screening Administration, Tracking, and Follow-up Fund



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1 is created as a special fund in the State treasury. All money
2 in the Fund shall be used, subject to appropriation, by the
3 Department of Public Health, the Department of Human Services,
4 and the University of Illinois at Chicago Division of
5 Specialized Care for Children solely for the purposes of
6 providing newborn hearing screening administration, tracking,
7 follow-up, and treatment.
8     Section 10. The State Finance Act is amended by adding
9 Section 5.675 as follows:
10     (30 ILCS 105/5.675 new)
11     Sec. 5.675. The Newborn Hearing Screening Administration,
12 Tracking, and Follow-up Fund.
13     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
14 becoming law.".