SB 677 - This act creates the "Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force." The list of 17 members are specified in the act. The duties of the task force include developing a plan to educate the public and health care professionals about the advantages and methods of early screening, diagnosis, and treatment of chronic kidney disease. Also, the task force shall submit a report of its findings and recommendations to the General Assembly within a year of its first meeting.
This act is substantially similar to provisions contained in CCS/HCS/SS/SCS/SB 577 (2007).