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SB1717 Enrolled                                LRB9213306AGmb

 1        AN ACT concerning immunizations.

 2        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section  5.   The  Department  of  Public  Health  Act is
 5    amended by changing Section 8.4 as follows:

 6        (20 ILCS 2305/8.4)
 7        Sec. 8.4.  Immunization Advisory Committee.  The Director
 8    of Public  Health  shall  appoint  an  Immunization  Advisory
 9    Committee  to advise the Director on immunization issues. The
10    Director  shall  take  into  consideration  any  comments  or
11    recommendations  made  by   the   Advisory   Committee.   The
12    Immunization  Advisory  Committee  shall  be  composed of the
13    following members with knowledge of immunization  issues:   a
14    pediatrician,  a  physician  licensed to practice medicine in
15    all its branches, a family physician, an  infectious  disease
16    specialist  from a university based center, 2 representatives
17    of a local health department, a registered  nurse,  a  school
18    nurse,  a  public health provider, a public health officer or
19    administrator, a representative of a children's  hospital,  2
20    representatives  of  immunization  advocacy  organizations, a
21    representative from the State Board of  Education,  a  person
22    with   expertise   in  bioterrorism  issues,  and  any  other
23    individuals or organization representatives designated by the
24    Director. The Director shall designate one  of  the  Advisory
25    Committee members to serve as the Chairperson of the Advisory
26    Committee.
27    (Source: P.A. 90-607, eff. 6-30-98.)

28        Section  99.  Effective date.  This Act takes effect upon
29    becoming law.

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