Bill Status of HB3623  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2310/2310-376.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department to: (1) establish a program to heighten awareness and enhance knowledge and understanding of hepatitis C; (2) conduct a study examining both the current and future statuses of the disease in the State; (3) communicate to health care providers and employers the benefits of disease awareness and prevention; and (4) develop a prevention program to reduce the risk of transmission of hepatitis C. Provides that voluntary hepatitis C testing shall be established at facilities that provide voluntary HIV testing. Requires the Department to establish a voluntary hepatitis C counseling training course that includes information relating to the special needs of persons with positive hepatitis C test results, including the importance of early intervention and treatment and recognition of psychosocial needs. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the programs the Department of Public Health is required to develop concerning hepatitis C are subject to appropriation.

DateChamber Action
  2/26/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  2/26/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/10/2015HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/20/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  3/20/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/23/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  3/25/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/25/2015HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 014-000-000
  3/25/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/24/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die