Bill Text: IL HB0498 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the Counties Code. Provides that the State Department of Public Health is not authorized to adopt or enforce rules that mandate Department-led reviews to establish compliance with the Local Health Protection Grant rules for local health departments that satisfactorily submit the required Local Health Protection Grant quarterly indicator data for the programs funded by that grant.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-04-26 - Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Standard Debate [HB0498 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB0498-Introduced.html


100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
HB0498

Introduced , by Rep. Robyn Gabel

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
55 ILCS 5/5-25002 from Ch. 34, par. 5-25002

Amends the Counties Code. Provides that the State Department of Public Health is not authorized to adopt or enforce rules that mandate Department-led reviews to establish compliance with the Local Health Protection Grant rules for local health departments that satisfactorily submit the required Local Health Protection Grant quarterly indicator data for the programs funded by that grant.
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A BILL FOR

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1 AN ACT concerning local government.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Counties Code is amended by changing Section
55-25002 as follows:
6 (55 ILCS 5/5-25002) (from Ch. 34, par. 5-25002)
7 Sec. 5-25002. Classification of departments. County and
8multiple county health departments established under this
9Division may be classified by the Director of Public Health in
10accordance with standards relating to programs, and
11performance. The State Department of Public Health is
12authorized to promulgate rules and regulations setting forth
13minimum standards for programs and performance, including
14regulations in which the State Department of Public Health
15shall require provision of home visitation and other services
16for pregnant women, new mothers and infants who are at risk as
17defined by that Department that encompass but are not limited
18to consultation for parental and child development,
19comprehensive health education, nutritional assessment, dental
20health, and periodic health screening, referral and follow-up;
21the services shall be provided through programs funded by
22grants from the Department of Public Health from appropriations
23to the Department for that purpose. However, the State

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1Department of Public Health is not authorized to adopt or
2enforce rules that mandate Department-led reviews to establish
3compliance with the Local Health Protection Grant rules for
4local health departments that satisfactorily submit the
5required Local Health Protection Grant quarterly indicator
6data for the programs funded by that grant. The Department is
7further authorized to prescribe minimum qualifications for the
8professional, technical, and administrative staff.
9(Source: P.A. 86-962; 86-1377; 87-395.)
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