|Public Act 094-0797
||LRB094 04684 RXD 34713 b
AN ACT concerning health.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The State Finance Act is amended by adding
Section 5.663 as follows:
(30 ILCS 105/5.663 new)
The African-American HIV/AIDS Response Fund.
This Section is repealed on July 1, 2016.
The African-American HIV/AIDS Response Act is
amended by adding Section 27 and by changing Section 30 as
(410 ILCS 303/27 new)
African-American HIV/AIDS Response Fund.
(a) The African-American HIV/AIDS Response Fund is created
as a special fund in the State treasury. Moneys deposited into
the Fund shall, subject to appropriation, be used for grants
for programs to prevent the transmission of HIV and other
programs and activities consistent with the purposes of this
Act, including, but not limited to, preventing and treating
HIV/AIDS, the creation of an HIV/AIDS service delivery system,
and the administration of the Act. Moneys for the Fund shall
come from appropriations by the General Assembly, federal
funds, and other public resources.
(b) The Fund shall provide resources for communities in
Illinois to create an HIV/AIDS service delivery system that
reduces the disparity of HIV infection and AIDS cases between
African-Americans and other population groups in Illinois that
may be impacted by the disease by, including but, not limited
(1) developing, implementing, and maintaining a
comprehensive, culturally sensitive HIV Prevention Plan
targeting communities that are identified as high-risk in
terms of the impact of the disease on African-Americans;
(2) developing, implementing, and maintaining a stable
HIV/AIDS service delivery infrastructure in Illinois
communities that will meet the needs of African-Americans;
(3) developing, implementing, and maintaining a
statewide HIV/AIDS testing program;
(4) providing funding for HIV/AIDS social and
scientific research to improve prevention and treatment;
(5) providing comprehensive technical and other
assistance to African-American community service
organizations that are involved in HIV/AIDS prevention and
(6) developing, implementing, and maintaining an
infrastructure for African-American community service
organizations to make them less dependent on government
(7) creating and maintaining at least 17 one-stop
shopping HIV/AIDS facilities across the State.
(c) When providing grants pursuant to this Fund, the
Department of Public Health shall give priority to the
development of comprehensive medical and social services to
African-Americans at risk of infection from or infected with
HIV/AIDS in areas of the State determined to have the greatest
geographic prevalence of HIV/AIDS in the African-American
(d) The Section is repealed on July 1, 2016.
(410 ILCS 303/30)
(a) No later than March 15, 2006, the Department of Public
Health shall issue proposed rules for designating high-risk
communities and for implementing subsection (c) of Section 15.
The rules must include, but may not be limited to, a standard
testing protocol, training for staff, community-based
organization experience, and the removal and proper disposal of
(b) The Department of Human Services, the Department of
Public Health, and the Department of Corrections shall adopt
rules as necessary to ensure that this Act is implemented
within 6 months after the effective date of this Act.
(c) The Department of Public Health shall adopt rules
necessary to implement and administer the African-American
HIV/AIDS Response Fund.
(Source: P.A. 94-629, eff. 1-1-06.)