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Full Text of HB4437  95th General Assembly



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1     AN ACT concerning education.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Department of Public Health Powers and
5 Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
6 amended by adding Section 2310-635 as follows:
7     (20 ILCS 2310/2310-635 new)
8     Sec. 2310-635. Student athletes; EKG test required; pilot
9 program. The Department shall establish a 3-year pilot program
10 for City of Chicago School District 299 in which the Department
11 shall require an electrocardiogram (EKG) test as part of the
12 health examination that student athletes are required to
13 undergo. Notwithstanding any other rulemaking authority that
14 may exist, neither the Governor nor any agency or agency head
15 under the jurisdiction of the Governor has any authority to
16 make or promulgate rules to implement or enforce the provisions
17 of this amendatory Act of the 95th General Assembly. If,
18 however, the Governor believes that rules are necessary to
19 implement or enforce the provisions of this amendatory Act of
20 the 95th General Assembly, the Governor may suggest rules to
21 the General Assembly by filing them with the Clerk of the House
22 and the Secretary of the Senate and by requesting that the
23 General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact those



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1 suggested rules into law, or take any other appropriate action
2 in the General Assembly's discretion. Nothing contained in this
3 amendatory Act of the 95th General Assembly shall be
4 interpreted to grant rulemaking authority under any other
5 Illinois statute where such authority is not otherwise
6 explicitly given. For the purposes of this amendatory Act of
7 the 95th General Assembly, "rules" is given the meaning
8 contained in Section 1-70 of the Illinois Administrative
9 Procedure Act, and "agency" and "agency head" are given the
10 meanings contained in Sections 1-20 and 1-25 of the Illinois
11 Administrative Procedure Act to the extent that such
12 definitions apply to agencies or agency heads under the
13 jurisdiction of the Governor.