Bill Status of HR0063 101st General Assembly
Short Description: CANCER SCREEN WEEK
Rep. Margo McDermed - Joyce Mason, Linda Chapa LaVia, Michelle Mussman, Carol Ammons and Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
| 4/2/2019||House||Resolution Adopted|
Synopsis As Introduced
Encourages Illinois residents to visit cancerscreenweek.org for cancer screening resources and talk to their healthcare providers about their risk factors for all cancer types. Declares the first week of December 2019 as "Cancer Screen Week". Urges the Illinois General Assembly to take actions to evaluate current levels of funding for cancer screening in state medical assistance, public health, or standalone programs to ensure adequate funding is available for cancer screening and/or treatment services. Urges the Illinois General Assembly to identify and advance policies to increase rates of cancer screening and improve cancer screening awareness.