97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2011 and 2012
Introduced 2/9/2011, by Rep. Robyn Gabel
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Creates the Immunization Data Registry Act. Provides that the
Department of Public Health may develop and maintain an
registry to collect, store, analyze, release, and
report immunization data.
Sets forth purposes for which the registry may be used. Sets forth
provisions concerning the provision of immunization data to the registry,
confidentiality, and the release of information. Establishes immunity for
certain entities from
civil and criminal liability for certain actions.
Provides that a person who knowingly, intentionally, or recklessly
confidential information contained in the immunization data
in violation of the Act commits a Class A misdemeanor. Makes other
Effective on July 1, 2011.
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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
Immunization Data Registry Act.
For the purpose of this Act,
"Department" means the Department of Public Health.
Development of registry; purposes.
(a) The Department may develop and maintain an
data registry to collect, store, analyze, release, and
(b) Data in the immunization registry may be used only for
(1) To ensure that necessary immunizations are
over-immunization is avoided.
(2) To assess immunization coverage rates.
(3) To determine areas of under-immunization and other
epidemiological research for disease control purposes.
(4) To document that required immunizations have been
provided as required for school or child care admission.
(5) To determine coverage levels for various
subpopulations (geographic, racial and ethnic, and age