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 1        AN ACT concerning health improvement.

 2        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section  1.  Short  title.  This  Act may be cited as the
 5    Statewide Health Improvement Plan Act.

 6        Section 5.  Statewide Health Improvement Plan.
 7        (a)  On January 1, 2005 and every 4 years thereafter, the
 8    Governor shall deliver to the General  Assembly  a  Statewide
 9    Health Improvement Plan.
10        (b)  The  Plan  shall identify, prioritize, and recommend
11    strategies to improve health status  and  the  public  health
12    system,   using   the   National  Healthy  People  goals  and
13    objectives  and  the  National  Public   Health   Performance
14    Standards  as  the  frameworks for assessment. The Plan shall
15    focus on prevention as a key strategy  for  long-term  health
16    improvement in Illinois.
17        (c)  The  Plan  shall examine and make recommendations on
18    both public and private/voluntary sector contributions to and
19    strategies for improving  health  status  and  public  health
20    systems.  Planning  shall incorporate all State agencies with
21    health and public health related responsibilities,  including
22    the  Department  of  Public  Health,  the Department of Human
23    Services, the Department of Public  Aid,  the  Department  on
24    Aging,  the  Environmental  Protection  Agency,  the Illinois
25    Violence  Prevention  Authority,  and   the   Department   of
26    Insurance, or the successor to any of these agencies, and all
27    other   agencies  that  the  Governor  deems  necessary.  The
28    planning shall take into  consideration  the  priorities  and
29    strategies  developed  at  the  community  level  through the
30    Illinois Project for Local Assessment of  Needs  (IPLAN)  and
31    other community collaborative planning processes.
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 1        (d)  The  Governor  shall appoint a Task Force within the
 2    Office of Governor of  public  and  private/voluntary  sector
 3    stakeholders  to  develop  each  Plan.  Each Task Force shall
 4    consist of up to 30 members. Each Task Force shall include  a
 5    representative of the Governor's office, the Directors of the
 6    identified    State    agencies   or   their   designees,   a
 7    representative of the State Board of Health,  representatives
 8    of  local  health departments, and individuals with expertise
 9    who  represent   a   broad   array   of   organizations   and
10    constituencies  engaged in health improvement, public health,
11    and prevention. The Governor shall designate one governmental
12    member and one public member of each Task Force as co-chairs.
13    Each Task Force shall hold at  least  3  public  hearings  on
14    drafts  of  a  Plan in representative geographic areas of the
15    State. Each Task Force shall be  appointed  no  more  than  2
16    years  and  no less than one year before the date that a Plan
17    is due to be delivered under subsection (a),  and  that  Task
18    Force  expires  upon  delivery of the Plan. Members of a Task
19    Force shall receive no compensation for their  services,  but
20    may  be  reimbursed  for  their necessary expenses from funds
21    available for that purpose.