90th General Assembly
Summary of SB0781
   [ Home ]   [ Back ]   [ Legislation ]
Please enter a bill number.

 Full Text  Bill Status
Senate Sponsors:

House Sponsors:

Short description: 
SCH CD-IMMUNIZATIONS-TECHNICAL                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the School Code.  Makes a grammatical change  and  revises      
   an  internal  Section  reference  to  certain provisions of the School      
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          410 ILCS 315/2                  from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 22.12         
        Amends the Communicable Disease Prevention  Act  and  the  School      
   Code.  Specifies the diseases for which children must be immunized and      
   deletes  the  power  of  the  Department of Public Health to determine      
   those diseases by rule.  Adds an immediate effective date.                  
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                
        Deletes all of the proposed changes to the School Code concerning      
   immunization of school children. Adds provisions authorizing parents        
   or legal guardians of school children to also object to health exams        
   or immunizations on philosophical grounds. Replaces proposed changes        
   to the Communicable Disease Prevention Act with provisions creating a       
   12-member Immunization Task Force to be composed of legislators, par-       
   ents or guardians of children required to be immunized, and persons         
   appointed by the Director of Public Health. Requires the Task Force to      
   review the process by which DPH establishes immunization requirements       
   and requires the Task Force to report its finding and recommendations       
   to the Department of Public Health and the General Assembly by 2/1/98.      
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Replaces the  provisions  authorizing  parents  or  guardians  to      
   object  to  health  examinations  or  immunizations  on  philosophical      
   grounds  with provisions authorizing the objection based on grounds of      
   a conscientiously held belief.  In the Communicable Disease Prevention      
   Act, also adds a provision requiring the parent or guardian to  submit      
   to  the  school  principal,  at  least 45 days before the start of the      
   school term, a signed, notarized statement of objection detailing  the      
   nature of the conscientiously held belief.                                  
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   2


 Full Text  Bill Status