IDPH-PUBERTY BLOCKER REPORT
Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code. Provides that a health care professional shall report to the Department of Public Health each time the health care professional prescribes a puberty blocker to a person under the age of 18. Provides that the report shall be transmitted to the Department on a quarterly basis. Requires the Department to create forms to be used for the reports and that the forms shall not request or require identifying information of the patient or the health care provider. Requires the Department to ensure anonymity of all patients and health care professionals. Provides that all reports are exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act and are confidential and that access to the reports shall be limited to authorized Department staff for statistical purposes only. Makes a conforming change in the Freedom of Information Act.
Sec. 2310-730. Puberty blocker/prescription report. [...] A health care professional shall report to the Department, on a form established by the Department, each time the health care professional prescribes a puberty blocker to a person under the age of 18.
103rd General Assembly
|Referred to Rules Committee
|Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Tom Weber