92nd General Assembly
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   20 ILCS 2310/2310-363 new                                                   

        Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties  Law  of      
   the   Civil  Administrative  Code  of  Illinois.   Provides  that  the      
   Department of Public Health must develop  and  implement  oral  cancer      
   educational  programs  to  (i)  train  health care providers to screen      
   patients for oral health cancers and properly refer patients with oral      
   health cancers and (ii) promote smoking cessation with a primary focus      
   on meeting the needs of  underserved  populations.   Lists  components      
   that  must  be  included  in  the  educational programs.  Requires the      
   Department to establish a Prevent Oral Cancer Pilot Program to screen,      
   refer, and treat high-risk underserved adults for whom dental services      
   are  not  ordinarily  available.   Allows  the  pilot  program  to  be      
   undertaken in conjunction with other cancer prevention programs.            
   FEB-20-2001  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-20-2001  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   FEB-21-2001  S       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               PUBLIC HEALTH         
   MAR-20-2001  S       TO SUBCOMMITTEE                                           
   MAR-20-2001  S                   COMMITTEE               PUBLIC HEALTH         
   MAR-31-2001  S  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 3-9(A)    RULES                 
   JAN-07-2003  S  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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