Comments: IL SB1214 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall develop and make available training materials that ensure that all phlebotomists are trained in the most current methods of drawing blood from children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Provides that the materials shall conform to the best available practices used for drawing blood in a safe manner that is as comfortable as possible for the individual from whom blood is drawn and for the families, guardians, caretakers, or companions of the individual accompanying him or her while blood is drawn. Provides that the Department shall review the materials every 3 years to ensure that they conform with the best available practices. Provides that the Department shall ensure that health care providers and laboratories that employ a phlebotomist incorporate the training as part of a phlebotomist's initial employment training and as part of any ongoing training to maintain competencies and certifications as a phlebotomist. Defines "phlebotomist".

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 23-2)

Status: (Passed) 2019-08-23 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0542 [SB1214 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

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