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Full Text of HB4589  102nd General Assembly

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1    AN ACT concerning State government.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Department of Public Health Powers and
5Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
6amended by adding Section 2310-424.5 as follows:
 
7    (20 ILCS 2310/2310-424.5 new)
8    Sec. 2310-424.5. Men's Health Division.
9    (a) The Department of Public Health shall create the
10Division of Men's Health.
11    (b) The Division of Men's Health shall concentrate on
12raising awareness of health issues specific to men, including,
13but not limited to, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, heart
14disease, smoking cessation, respiratory illness, unintentional
15injuries, health equity, and cultural competency.
16    Additionally, the Department shall work with mental health
17providers to raise awareness of the mental health of men and
18address developmental issues of boys, violence prevention,
19self-esteem, and communication.
20    (c) The Division shall complete an annual assessment in
21collaboration with the schools of public health in Illinois of
22the status of men's health and recommend policy developments
23to address those needs and identify the services needed. The

 

 

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1Division shall review the assessment and make recommendations
2to the General Assembly to address health disparities among
3men.