92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0168
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HIGH ED-MENINGITIS VACCINE                                                 

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends various Acts relating to  the  governance  of  the  public      
   universities  in  Illinois.  Provides  that  at  the beginning of each      
   semester, the university shall inform each of  its  incoming  freshmen      
   and  transfer  students  and  the  student's parents or guardian about      
   meningitis and its transmission. Requires the  University  to  require      
   meningitis vaccination, except for those students who provide a signed      
   waiver  indicating the student's receipt of the information concerning      
   meningitis and the student's rejection of the  vaccination.   Requires      
   any  university  facility  that delivers health services to university      
   students to offer meningitis vaccines.                                      
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Provides that a university must inform only its incoming students      
   about meningitis and its transmission and only  at  the  beginning  of      
   each  academic  year.   Removes  provisions  requiring a university to      
   require meningitis vaccination.  Provides that  the  requirement  that      
   the  meningitis  vaccine  be offered is subject to the availability of      
   the vaccine from the manufacturer.                                          
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                
        Requires each incoming freshman and transfer student (instead  of      
   each  incoming  student)  to  be  informed  about  meningitis  and its      
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0089

   Last action date: JUL-18-2001

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   2


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