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Full Text of HB0275  93rd General Assembly

HB0275enr 93rd General Assembly


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.