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(410 ILCS 240/3.3)
In accordance with the timetable specified in this Section, the Department shall provide all newborns with screening tests for the presence of certain lysosomal storage disorders
known as mucopolysaccharidosis I (Hurlers) and mucopolysaccharidosis II (Hunters). The testing shall begin within 12 months following the occurrence of all of the following:
(1) the establishment and verification of relevant
and appropriate performance specifications as defined under the federal Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments and regulations thereunder for Federal Drug Administration-cleared or in-house developed methods, performed under an institutional review board approved protocol, if required;
(2) the availability of quality assurance testing and
comparative threshold values for each screening test and accompanying disorder;
(3) the acquisition and installment by the Department
of the equipment necessary to implement the initial pilot and statewide volume of screening tests for each disorder;
(4) the establishment of precise threshold values
ensuring defined disorder identification for each screening test;
(5) the authentication of pilot testing achieving
each milestone described in items (1) through (4) of this Section for each disorder screening test; and
(6) the authentication of achieving the potential of
high throughput standards for statewide volume of each disorder screening test concomitant with each milestone described in items (1) through (4) of this Section.
It was the goal of Public Act 97-532 that the screening for the specified lysosomal storage disorders begins within 3 years after August 23, 2011 (the effective date of Public Act 97-532). The Department is authorized to implement an additional fee for the screening prior to beginning the testing in order to accumulate the resources for start-up and other costs associated with implementation of the screening and thereafter to support the costs associated with screening and follow-up programs for the specified lysosomal storage
(Source: P.A. 98-440, eff. 8-16-13.)