|Public Act 094-0631
||LRB094 06314 LJB 36389 b
AN ACT concerning public health, which may be referred to
as Adamin and Ryan's Law.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Newborn Eye Pathology Act.
It is the policy of the State of
Illinois to make efforts to detect pediatric congenital ocular
abnormalities that lead to premature death, blindness, or
vision impairment unless treated soon after birth.
Newborn Eye Pathology Advisory Committee.
(a) By January 1, 2006, the Department of Public Health
shall organize a Newborn Eye Pathology Advisory Committee and
appoint members of the Advisory Committee, including, but not
limited to, the following:
(1) Three ophthalmologists with backgrounds in or
knowledge of providing services to infants with
retinoblastoma, one from the Chicago metropolitan area,
one representing DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, and Will
counties, and one from the southern counties of Illinois.
(2) A pediatric ophthalmologist who sees general
pediatric patients and is a designee of the American
Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.
(3) An academic pediatrician with a background in or
knowledge of infant eye pathology.
(4) Three parents representing families with child
blindness or other ocular abnormalities affecting vision,
one from the Chicago metropolitan area, one representing
DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, and Will counties, and one
from the southern counties of Illinois.
(5) Two community pediatricians.