|Public Act 101-0555|
|SB1506 Enrolled||LRB101 09025 CPF 54118 b|
AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
Short title; references to Act.
(a) Short title. This Act may be cited as the
(b) References to Act. This Act may be referred to as the
Patti Beyer Act of Illinois.
This Act applies to a facility
that provides mammography services in the State of Illinois.
Breast cancer; duty of providers of mammography
services to notify and inform.
(a) As used in this Section, "dense breast tissue" means
heterogeneously dense or extremely dense tissue as defined in
nationally recognized guidelines or systems for breast imaging
reporting of mammography screening, including, but not limited
to, the Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System of the
American College of Radiology, and any equivalent new terms, as
such guidelines or systems are updated.
(b) If a patient's mammogram demonstrates dense breast
tissue, the provider of mammography services shall provide in a
summary of the mammography report sent to the patient in