MILLER-DAVIS,MONIQUE-FEIGENHOLTZ-KLINGLER AND FRANKS.
IDPH-HEPATITIS C PROGRAMS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Hepatitis C Public Awareness Act. Requires the
Director of Public Health to develop and implement a public education
and outreach program to raise awareness of the hepatitis C virus.
Requires the Department of Public Health to make protocols and
guidelines on hepatitis C developed by the National Institutes of
Health available for educating physicians and health professionals and
training community service providers. Requires the Director of
Corrections and the Director of Veterans' Affairs to report certain
information to the Department of Public Health by March 1, 2002.
Requires the Director of Corrections to take measures in connection
with testing for and treating hepatitis C.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes references to veterans and the Director of Veterans'
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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