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Public Act 103-0057


Public Act 0057 103RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 103-0057
SB0069 EnrolledLRB103 04871 CPF 49881 b

    AN ACT concerning regulation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Hospital Licensing Act is amended by
changing Section 6.26 as follows:
    (210 ILCS 85/6.26)
    Sec. 6.26. Immunization against influenza virus and
pneumococcal disease.
    (a) Every hospital shall adopt an influenza and
pneumococcal immunization policy that includes, but need not
be limited to, the following:
        (1) Procedures for identifying patients age 50 65 or
    older for influenza immunization and 65 or older for
    pneumococcal immunization and, at the discretion of the
    facility, other patients at risk.
        (2) Procedures for offering immunization against
    influenza virus when available between September 1 and
    April 1, and against pneumococcal disease upon admission
    or discharge, to patients in accordance with the
    recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization
    Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and
    Prevention that are most recent to the time of
    vaccination, unless contraindicated.
        (3) Procedures for ensuring that patients offered
    immunization, or their guardians, receive information
    regarding the risks and benefits of vaccination.
    The hospital shall provide a copy of its influenza and
pneumococcal immunization policy to the Department upon
    (b) A home rule unit may not regulate immunization against
influenza virus and pneumococcal disease in a manner
inconsistent with the regulation of such immunizations under
this Section. This subsection is a limitation under subsection
(i) of Section 6 of Article VII of the Illinois Constitution on
the concurrent exercise by home rule units of powers and
functions exercised by the State.
(Source: P.A. 98-271, eff. 1-1-14.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2024