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Full Text of HB2199  98th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning State government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Department of Public Health Powers and
5Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
6amended by changing Section 2310-643 as follows:
7    (20 ILCS 2310/2310-643)
8    Sec. 2310-643. Illinois State Diabetes Commission.
9    (a) Commission established. The Illinois State Diabetes
10Commission is established within the Department of Public
11Health. The Commission shall consist of members that are
12residents of this State and shall include an Executive
13Committee appointed by the Director. The members of the
14Commission shall be appointed by the Director as follows:
15        (1) The Director or the Director's designee, who shall
16    serve as chairperson of the Commission.
17        (2) Physicians who are board certified in
18    endocrinology, with at least one physician with expertise
19    and experience in the treatment of childhood diabetes and
20    at least one physician with expertise and experience in the
21    treatment of adult onset diabetes.
22        (3) Health care professionals with expertise and
23    experience in the prevention, treatment, and control of



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1    diabetes.
2        (4) Representatives of organizations or groups that
3    advocate on behalf of persons suffering from diabetes.
4        (5) Representatives of voluntary health organizations
5    or advocacy groups with an interest in the prevention,
6    treatment, and control of diabetes.
7        (6) Members of the public who have been diagnosed with
8    diabetes.
9    The Director may appoint additional members deemed
10necessary and appropriate by the Director.
11    Members of the Commission shall be appointed by June 1,
122010. A member shall continue to serve until his or her
13successor is duly appointed and qualified.
14    (b) Meetings. Meetings shall be held 3 times per year or at
15the call of the Commission chairperson.
16    (c) Reimbursement. Members shall serve without
17compensation but shall, subject to appropriation, be
18reimbursed for reasonable and necessary expenses actually
19incurred in the performance of the member's official duties.
20    (d) Department support. The Department shall provide
21administrative support and current staff as necessary for the
22effective operation of the Commission.
23    (e) Duties. The Commission shall perform all of the
24following duties:
25        (1) Hold public hearings to gather information from the
26    general public on issues pertaining to the prevention,



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1    treatment, and control of diabetes.
2        (2) Develop a strategy for the prevention, treatment,
3    and control of diabetes in this State.
4        (3) Examine the needs of adults, children, racial and
5    ethnic minorities, and medically underserved populations
6    who have diabetes.
7        (4) Prepare and make available an annual report on the
8    activities of the Commission to the Director, the Speaker
9    of the House of Representatives, the Minority Leader of the
10    House of Representatives, the President of the Senate, the
11    Minority Leader of the Senate, and the Governor by June 30
12    of each year, beginning on June 30, 2011.
13    (f) Funding. The Department may accept on behalf of the
14Commission any federal funds or gifts and donations from
15individuals, private organizations, and foundations and any
16other funds that may become available.
17    (g) Rules. The Director may adopt rules to implement and
18administer this Section.
19    (h) Report. By January 10, 2015 and January 10 of each
20odd-numbered year thereafter, the Commission shall submit a
21report to the General Assembly containing the following:
22        (1) the financial impact and reach that diabetes of all
23    types is having on the State and the Department; this
24    assessment shall include the number of people with diabetes
25    impacted in this State or covered by the State Medicaid
26    program, the number of people with diabetes and family



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1    members impacted by prevention and diabetes control
2    programs implemented by the Department, the financial toll
3    or impact diabetes and its complications places on the
4    Department's diabetes program, and the financial toll or
5    impact diabetes and its complications places on the
6    diabetes program in comparison to other chronic diseases
7    and conditions;
8        (2) an assessment of the benefits of implemented
9    programs and activities aimed at controlling diabetes and
10    preventing the disease; this assessment shall also
11    document the amount and source for any funding directed to
12    the Department from the General Assembly for programs and
13    activities aimed at reaching those with diabetes;
14        (3) a description of the level of coordination that
15    exists between the Department and other entities on
16    activities, programs, and messaging on managing, treating,
17    or preventing all forms of diabetes and its complications;
18        (4) the development or revision of a detailed action
19    plan for battling diabetes with a range of actionable items
20    for consideration by the General Assembly; the plan shall
21    identify proposed action steps to reduce the impact of
22    diabetes, pre-diabetes, and related diabetes
23    complications; the plan shall also identify expected
24    outcomes of the action steps proposed for the 2 years
25    following the submission of the report while also
26    establishing benchmarks for controlling and preventing



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1    relevant forms of diabetes; and
2        (5) the development of a detailed budget blueprint
3    identifying needs, costs, and resources required to
4    implement the plan identified in item (4) of this
5    subsection (h); this blueprint shall include a budget range
6    for all options presented in the plan identified in item
7    (4) of this subsection (h) for consideration by the General
8    Assembly.
9    The Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall
10provide cooperation to the Department of Public Health to
11facilitate the implementation of this subsection (h).
12(Source: P.A. 96-1406, eff. 7-29-10.)