Bill Text: IL SB2866 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Chaptered


Bill Title: Amends the Communicable Disease Prevention Act. Provides that the Department must provide all students (currently, all female students) who are entering sixth grade and their parents or legal guardians written information about the link between human papillomavirus and specified kinds of cancer, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommendation for children to be vaccinated with the HPV vaccine (currently, written information about the link between human papillomavirus and cervical cancer and the availability of a HPV vaccine). Provides that the Department shall adopt emergency rules to the extent necessary to administer the Department's responsibilities under the amendatory Act no later than July 1, 2019. Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that beginning on January 1, 2020, the definition for "eligible individual" for provisions concerning human papillomavirus vaccinations includes male children under the age of 18 that meet specified conditions.

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 32-2)

Status: (Passed) 2018-08-07 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0741 [SB2866 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-SB2866-Chaptered.html



Public Act 100-0741
SB2866 EnrolledLRB100 19072 MJP 34328 b
AN ACT concerning health.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
Section 5. The Department of Public Health Powers and
Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
amended by changing Section 2310-617 as follows:
(20 ILCS 2310/2310-617)
Sec. 2310-617. Human papillomavirus vaccine.
(a) As used in this Section, "eligible individual" means a
female child under the age of 18, and, beginning on January 1,
2020, a male child under the age of 18, who is a resident of
Illinois who: (1) is not entitled to receive a human
papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination at no cost as a benefit under
a plan of health insurance, a managed care plan, or a plan
provided by a health maintenance organization, a health
services plan corporation, or a similar entity, and (2) meets
the requirements established by the Department of Public Health
by rule.
(b) Subject to appropriation, the Department of Public
Health shall establish and administer a program, commencing no
later than July 1, 2011, under which any eligible individual
shall, upon the eligible individual's request, receive a series
of HPV vaccinations as medically indicated, at no cost to the
eligible individual.
(c) The Department of Public Health shall adopt rules for
the administration and operation of the program, including, but
not limited to: determination of the HPV vaccine formulation to
be administered and the method of administration; eligibility
requirements and eligibility determinations; and standards and
criteria for acquisition and distribution of the HPV vaccine
and related supplies. The Department may enter into contracts
or agreements with public or private entities for the
performance of such duties under the program as the Department
may deem appropriate to carry out this Section and its rules
adopted under this Section.
(Source: P.A. 95-422, eff. 8-24-07.)
Section 10. The Communicable Disease Prevention Act is
amended by changing Section 2e as follows:
(410 ILCS 315/2e)
Sec. 2e. HPV-related Cervical cancer prevention.
(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 2 of this
Act, beginning August 1, 2007, the Department of Public Health
must provide all female students who are entering sixth grade
and their parents or legal guardians written information about
the link between human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical,
vulvar, vaginal, penile, anal, and oropharyngeal cancers in
males and females, as applicable, and the availability of a HPV
vaccine so that they may be protected before ever being exposed
to the virus cervical cancer and the availability of a HPV
vaccine.
(b) The Director of Public Health shall prescribe the
content of the information required in subsection (a) of this
Section.
(c) In order to provide for the expeditious and timely
implementation of the provisions of this amendatory Act of the
95th General Assembly, the Department of Public Health shall
adopt emergency rules in accordance with Section 5-45 of the
Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to the extent necessary
to administer the Department's responsibilities under this
amendatory Act of the 95th General Assembly. The adoption of
emergency rules authorized by this subsection (c) is deemed to
be necessary for the public interest, safety, and welfare.
(d) In order to provide for the expeditious and timely
implementation of the provisions of this amendatory Act of the
100th General Assembly, the Department of Public Health shall
adopt emergency rules in accordance with Section 5-45 of the
Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to the extent necessary
to administer the Department's responsibilities under this
amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly no later than July
1, 2019. The adoption of emergency rules authorized by this
subsection (d) is deemed to be necessary for the public
interest, safety, and welfare.
(Source: P.A. 95-422, eff. 8-24-07.)
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