Public Act 90-0082 of the 90th General Assembly

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Public Act 90-0082

HB1342 Enrolled                                LRB9004309DNmb

    AN ACT to amend the Department of Public  Health  Act  by
adding Section 8.3.

    Be  it  enacted  by  the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:

    Section 5.   The  Department  of  Public  Health  Act  is
amended by adding Section 8.3 as follows:

    (20 ILCS 2305/8.3 new)
    Sec.  8.3.  Telemedicine study.  The Department of Public
Health shall study  the  feasibility  of  using  telemedicine
technology   for   individuals  living  in  rural  areas  and
homebound individuals. The Department shall issue an  interim
report to the General Assembly by January 1, 1998 and a final
report by July 1, 1998.

    Section  99.  Effective date.  This Act takes effect July
1, 1997.

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