Bill Status of HB4056 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: MATERNAL HLTH WORKGROUP ACT
Rep. Jackie Haas - Norine K. Hammond, Tony M. McCombie and Nicole La Ha
|Health Care Availability & Accessibility Committee Hearing Mar 5 2024 4:00PM Stratton Building Room C-1 Springfield, IL
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Maternal Health and Well-being Workgroup Act. Sets forth the purpose, findings, and definitions. Requires the Department of Public Health's Office of Women's Health and Family Services' Division of Maternal, Child and Family Health Services to create the Maternal Health and Well-being Workgroup to research and highlight the disparities between maternal health care throughout various geographic areas in the State, as well as work on making recommendations on connecting pregnant women and new mothers, particularly in rural and underserved areas, with resources for the health and well-being of the mother and child. Establishes members, appointments, quorum, meeting frequency, compensation, and administrative support. Requires the Workgroup to submit a report to the Governor and the General Assembly by July 1, 2025. Dissolves the Workgroup and repeals the Act on January 1, 2027.