|Public Act 094-0788
||LRB094 18880 LJB 54322 b
AN ACT concerning health.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Illinois State Diabetes Commission Act.
Illinois State Diabetes Commission.
hereby established within the Department of Human Services the
Illinois State Diabetes Commission. The Commission shall
consist of members that are residents of this State and shall
include an Executive Committee appointed by the Secretary of
Human Services as provided by rule. The members of the
Commission shall be appointed by the Secretary of Human
Services as follows:
(1) The Secretary of Human Services or the Secretary's
designee, who shall serve as chairperson of the Commission.
(2) Physicians who are board certified in
endocrinology, with at least one physician with expertise
and experience in the treatment of
childhood diabetes and
at least one physician with expertise and experience in the
treatment of adult onset diabetes.
(3) Health care professionals with expertise and
experience in the prevention,
treatment, and control of
(4) Representatives of organizations or groups that
advocate on behalf of persons suffering from diabetes.
(5) Representatives of voluntary health organizations
or advocacy groups with
an interest in the prevention,
treatment, and control of diabetes.
(6) Members of the public who have been diagnosed with
The Secretary of Human Services may appoint additional
members deemed necessary and appropriate by the Secretary.