HB0275 Enrolled LRB093 05257 DRJ 05344 b
1 AN ACT in relation to health.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Department of Human Services Act is
5 amended by adding Section 10-35 as follows:
6 (20 ILCS 1305/10-35 new)
7 Sec. 10-35. Folic acid; public information campaign. The
8 Department, in consultation with the Department of Public
9 Health, shall conduct a public information campaign to (i)
10 educate women about the benefits of consuming folic acid
11 before and during pregnancy to improve their chances of
12 having a healthy baby and (ii) increase the consumption of
13 folic acid by women of child-bearing age. The campaign must
14 include information about the sources of folic acid.