SB 212 – Public Act 96-0613

Senate Bill 212, sponsored by Senator Koehler and Representative Feigenholtz, introduces legislation on a CDC-recommended therapy, Expedited Partner Treatment (EPT), which allows a patient to be given a second antibiotic dose to dispense to his/her partner to combat transmission of chlamydia and gonorrhea. This legislation regulates EPT and the treatment of partners of patients diagnosed with STDs. The ACLU of Illinois partnered with a coalition led by public health organizations and the AIDS Foundation of Chicago.

Learn more about Expedited Partner Treatment.