SB2857 Engrossed LRB095 19231 RCE 45489 b

1     AN ACT concerning State government.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Department of Human Services Act is amended
5 by changing Section 10-10 as follows:
6     (20 ILCS 1305/10-10)
7     Sec. 10-10. Diabetes, asthma, and pulmonary disorder
8 prevention; special risk groups. The Department shall include
9 within its public health promotion programs and materials
10 information to be directed toward population groups in Illinois
11 that are to be considered at high risk in relation to diabetes,
12 asthma, and pulmonary disorders, such as Hispanics, people of
13 African descent, the elderly, obese individuals, persons with
14 high blood sugar content, and persons with a family history of
15 diabetes. Such information shall inform high risk groups about
16 the causes and prevention of diabetes, asthma, and pulmonary
17 disorders, the types of treatment for these diseases, the
18 disease and how treatment may be obtained. By February 15, 2009
19 and each February 15 thereafter, the Department shall file a
20 report with the General Assembly concerning its activities and
21 accomplishments under this Section during the previous
22 calendar year.
23 (Source: P.A. 89-507, eff. 7-1-97.)