Comments: IL HB4685 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Creates the Reducing the Risk of Skin Cancer and Excessive UV Exposure in Children Act. Provides that a student or participant in a youth camp may possess and use a topical sunscreen product while on school property or at a school-sponsored event or activity or youth camp without a physician's note or prescription if certain conditions are met. Provides that a school district or youth camp shall allow a student or participant to use articles of sun-protective clothing outdoors. Provides that, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, all schools districts shall incorporate in their curriculum a unit of instruction on skin cancer prevention. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-3)

Status: (Passed) 2019-01-11 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1176 [HB4685 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

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