State of Illinois
92nd General Assembly

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 1        AN ACT in relation to health.

 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 2310-62 as follows:

 7        (20 ILCS 2310/2310-62 new)
 8        Sec. 2310-62. Analysis and reporting of data.
 9        (a)  The Department shall analyze data that are routinely
10    collected by the State  (whether  collected  on  the  State's
11    initiative,  or  as  part  of  a nationwide process) and that
12    concern matters related to the public health.  These  matters
13    include,  but  are  not limited to, deaths, injuries, crimes,
14    health conditions and parameters, periodic surveys,  and  the
15    provision of health and social services.  In the alternative,
16    the  Department  may  facilitate the analysis of such data by
17    others.
18        (b)  The Department shall submit an annual report of  the
19    results of the analysis conducted under subsection (a) to the
20    Governor,  the  General Assembly, appropriate State agencies,
21    county and other local health departments,  and  the  general
22    public.
23        (c)  In  its  reports  to  the  Governor  and the General
24    Assembly under subsection (b), the Department  shall  include
25    recommendations  for  changes in legislation or other policy,
26    based  on  the  results  of  the  analysis  conducted   under
27    subsection  (a),  designed  to  improve  the  health  of  the
28    population of, or identifiable subpopulations in, Illinois.

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