DONAHUE-MAITLAND-WEAVER-RADOGNO-LIGHTFORD, RONEN, OBAMA,
MUNOZ, DEL VALLE, HENDON, SHAW, MAHAR, TROTTER, VIVERITO AND BRADY,B.
IDPH-STROKE TASK FORCE
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of
the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Creates a Stroke Task Force
within the Department of Public Health to advise the Department with
regard to setting priorities for improvements in stroke prevention and
treatment efforts, including developing and implementing a
comprehensive statewide public education program on stroke prevention,
targeted to high-risk populations and to geographic areas where there
is a high incidence of stroke, and other matters. Also requires the
task force to advise the Department with regard to awarding grants to
providers of emergency medical services and to hospitals for the
purpose of improving care to stroke patients. Effective immediately.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds representatives of the Illinois Public Health Association,
the Illinois Speech-Language Hearing Association, and the American
Association of Neurological Surgeons as members of the Stroke Task
Force. Authorizes reimbursement of task force members' reasonable
travel expenses (instead of reasonable expenses). Requires the task
force to meet at least 3 times each calendar year (instead of at least
once each calendar quarter). Deletes "determining what constitutes
high-quality health care for stroke patients" as a subject for the
task force's consideration. Provides for the task force to recommend
(instead of adopt) guidelines on the treatment of stroke patients.
FISCAL NOTE, ENGROSSED (Department of Public Health)
SB 2050, engrossed, will create a minimal fiscal impact on the
Department which will consist of reimbursement for reasonable
travel expenses for task force members.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0710
Last action date: JUL-19-2002
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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