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92_SB1717enr 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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