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Public Act 102-1052


 

Public Act 1052 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 102-1052
 
HB5549 EnrolledLRB102 24999 CPF 34255 b

    AN ACT concerning health.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The State Finance Act is amended by changing
Section 5.666 as follows:
 
    (30 ILCS 105/5.666)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2026)
    Sec. 5.666. The African-American HIV/AIDS Response Fund.
This Section is repealed on July 1, 2026.
(Source: P.A. 99-54, eff. 1-1-16.)
 
    Section 10. The African-American HIV/AIDS Response Act is
amended by changing Section 27 as follows:
 
    (410 ILCS 303/27)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2026)
    Sec. 27. 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
to:
        (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
    treatment;
        (6) developing, implementing, and maintaining an
    infrastructure for African-American community service
    organizations to make them less dependent on government
    resources; and
        (7) (blank); and creating and maintaining at least 17
    one-stop shopping HIV/AIDS facilities across the State.
        (8) creating, maintaining, or creating and maintaining
    at least one Black-led Center of Excellence HIV Biomedical
    Resource Hub for every $3,000,000 of available funding to
    improve Black health and eliminate Black HIV-related
    health disparities; a Center of Excellence may be
    developed on a stand-alone or a collaborative basis and
    may provide regional comprehensive HIV preventative care
    and essential support services, which may include, but are
    not limited to, PrEP assessment, same day prescription
    delivery, primary HIV medical care or referral, case
    management, outpatient mental health, outpatient substance
    abuse, treatment, medication adherence, nutritional
    supplemental support, housing, financial assistance,
    workforce development, criminal justice involvement, and
    advocacy services.
    (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
population.
    (d) (Blank) The Section is repealed on July 1, 2026.
(Source: P.A. 99-54, eff. 1-1-16.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2023