View Amendment Current Amendment: S-109.docx to Bill 109     The Committee on Medical Affairs proposed the following amendment (S-109):
    Amend the bill, as and if amended, page 2, by striking lines 6 through 28 and inserting:

/         Section 44-137-30.         (A) The public awareness program must utilize written materials and other forms of communication designed to provide education about the syndrome. The program's materials must contain information concerning:
        (1)     the nature and possible causes of the syndrome;
        (2)     risk factors that may contribute to the manifestation of the syndrome;
        (3)     available treatment options, including the risks and benefits of treatment; and
        (4)     the availability of diagnostic, treatment, and support services in the State.
(B) The educational materials must be available on the department's website.

    Section 44-137-40.         The department shall provide information to health care providers, local public health agencies, and other appropriate government agencies concerning:
        (1)     the nature of the syndrome;
        (2)     current research on the syndrome;
        (3)     current diagnostic treatments;
        (4)     current medical and surgical treatment options; and
        (5)     the availability of diagnostic, treatment, and support services in the State.             /

    Renumber sections to conform.
    Amend title to conform.