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Title:Kidney Disease Prevention and Education Task Force
Contact Name:Department of Public Health
Function:There is hereby established the Kidney Disease Prevention and Education Task Force to work directly with educational institutions to create health education programs to increase awareness of and to examine chronic kidney disease, transplantations, living and deceased kidney donation, and the existing disparity in the rates of those afflicted between Caucasians and minorities. The Task Force shall develop a sustainable plan to raise awareness about early detection, promote health equity, and reduce the burden of kidney disease throughout the State, which shall include an ongoing campaign that includes health education workshops and seminars, relevant research, and preventive screenings and that promotes social media campaigns and TV and radio commercials
Term:The Task Force shall submit its final report to the
General Assembly on or before December 31, 2021 and, upon the
filing of its final report, is dissolved.
Senate Confirmation:No
Compensation:None
Composition:Membership of the Task Force shall be as follows: (1) one member of the Senate, appointed by the Senate President, who shall serve as Co-Chair; (2) one member of the House of Representatives, appointed by the Speaker of the House, who shall serve as Co-Chair; (3) one member of the House of Representatives, appointed by the Minority Leader of the House; (4) one member of the Senate, appointed by the Senate Minority Leader; (5) one member representing the Department of Public Health, appointed by the Governor; (6) one member representing the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, appointed by the Governor; (7) one member representing a medical center in a county with a population of more 3 million residents, appointed by the Co-Chairs; (8) one member representing a physician's association in a county with a population of more than 3 million residents, appointed by the Co-Chairs; (9) one member representing a not-for-profit organ procurement organization, appointed by the Co-Chairs; (10) one member representing a national nonprofit research kidney organization in the State of Illinois, appointed by the Co-Chairs; and (11) the Secretary of State or his or her designee.
Chair:Member of the Senate appointed by the Senate President and member of the House of Representatives shall serve as Co-Chairs
Authority:P.A. 101-649

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Conroy, DebSpeaker of the House of RepresentativesCo-Chair
VACANTSenate PresidentCo-Chair
VACANTMinority Leader of the House RepresentativesMember
VACANTSenate Minority LeaderMember
VACANTGovernorRepresentative of the Department of Public Health
VACANTGovernorRepresentative of the Department of Healthcare and Family Services
VACANTCo-ChairsMember representing a medical center in a county with a population of more 3 million residents
VACANTCo-ChairsMember representing a physician's association in a county with a population of more than 3 million residents
VACANTCo-ChairsMember representing a not-for-profit organ procurement organization
VACANTCo-ChairsMember representing a national nonprofit research kidney organization in the State of Illinois
VACANTStatuteSecretary of State or their designee