Sen. Heather A. Steans

Filed: 2/27/2019





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1425 on page 1,
3immediately below line 3, by inserting the following:
4    "Section 5. The Department of Public Health Powers and
5Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
6amended by adding Section 2310-455 as follows:
7    (20 ILCS 2310/2310-455 new)
8    Sec. 2310-455. Office of Suicide Prevention.
9    (a) There is created within the Department the Office of
10Suicide Prevention, which shall be staffed by a director and
11other personnel necessary for the performance of the functions
12of the Office of Suicide Prevention under the Suicide
13Prevention, Education, and Treatment Act.
14    (b) The duties of the Office of Suicide Prevention shall
15include, but shall not be limited to, the following:
16        (1) Coordinating suicide prevention, intervention, and



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1    postvention programs, services, and efforts statewide.
2        (2) Developing and submitting proposals for funding
3    from federal agencies or other sources of funding to
4    promote suicide prevention and coordinate activities.
5        (3) With input from the Illinois Suicide Prevention
6    Alliance, preparing the Illinois Suicide Prevention
7    Strategic Plan required under Section 15 of the Suicide
8    Prevention, Education, and Treatment Act and coordinating
9    the activities necessary to implement the recommendations
10    in that Plan.
11        (4) With input from the Illinois Suicide Prevention
12    Alliance, providing to the Governor and General Assembly
13    the annual report required under Section 13 of the Suicide
14    Prevention, Education, and Treatment Act.
15        (5) Providing technical support for the activities of
16    the Illinois Suicide Prevention Alliance."; and
17    on page 1, line 4, by replacing "5" with "10"; and
18    on page 1, line 6, by deleting "25,".