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 Bill Status of HB4707  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  CONTROLLED SUB-HYDROCODONE

House Sponsors
Rep. Sue Scherer - La Shawn K. Ford - Steven A. Andersson - Jaime M. Andrade, Jr. - Christine Winger, Linda Chapa LaVia, Martin J. Moylan, Monica Bristow, Christian L. Mitchell, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Mary E. Flowers, Elizabeth Hernandez, Sonya M. Harper, Thaddeus Jones, Kathleen Willis, Frances Ann Hurley, Barbara Wheeler and Camille Y. Lilly

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Melinda Bush - Thomas Cullerton, Emil Jones, III, Omar Aquino, Michael E. Hastings, John G. Mulroe, Patricia Van Pelt, Martin A. Sandoval, Steven M. Landek, Bill Cunningham, Michael Connelly, Chapin Rose and Cristina Castro)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/31/2018HousePassed Both Houses

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 80/15.1
720 ILCS 570/204from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 1204
720 ILCS 570/206from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 1206


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Changes the classification of Hydrocodone from a Schedule II controlled substance to a Schedule I controlled substance. Amends the Illinois Optometric Practice Act of 1987 to make a conforming change.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Deletes reference to:
225 ILCS 80/15.1
720 ILCS 570/204
720 ILCS 570/206
Adds reference to:
New Act

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Prescription Drug Task Force Act. Creates the Prescription Drug Task Force. Prescribes membership. Provides that the Task Force may seek the assistance of the Departments of Human Services, Financial and Professional Regulation, and Public Health in performing its duties. Provides that the Task Force shall: (1) study prescription opioid abuse in this State; (2) study the over-prescription of opioids such as Hydrocodone and Oxycodone; (3) recommend whether restrictions on prescriptions of opioids should be enacted by the General Assembly; and (4) recommend any other legislation, including amendments to the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, that would have the effect of reducing opioid addiction and abuse. Provides that after completion of its duties, the Task Force shall report its recommendations to the General Assembly. Provides that the report to the General Assembly shall be filed with the Clerk of the House of Representatives and the Secretary of the Senate in electronic form only, in the manner that the Clerk and the Secretary shall direct. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall provide administrative and other support to the Task Force. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 4
Deletes reference to:
225 ILCS 80/15.1
720 ILCS 570/204
720 ILCS 570/206
Adds reference to:
New Act

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Prescription Drug Task Force Act. Creates the Prescription Drug Task Force. Prescribes membership. Provides that the Task Force may seek the assistance of the Departments of Human Services, Financial and Professional Regulation, and Public Health in performing its duties. Provides that the Task Force shall: (1) study prescription opioid abuse in this State; (2) study the over-prescription of opioids such as Hydrocodone and Oxycodone; (3) recommend whether restrictions on prescriptions of opioids should be enacted by the General Assembly; and (4) recommend any other legislation, including amendments to the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, that would have the effect of reducing opioid addiction and abuse. Provides that after completion of its duties, the Task Force shall report its recommendations to the General Assembly. Provides that the report to the General Assembly shall be filed with the Clerk of the House of Representatives and the Secretary of the Senate in electronic form only, in the manner that the Clerk and the Secretary shall direct. Provides that the Task Force shall focus its efforts in a manner that best utilizes the unique skills and perspectives of the experts on the Task Force. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall provide administrative and other support to the Task Force. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill. Deletes provision that the Prescription Drug Task Force shall recommend whether restrictions on prescriptions of opioids should be enacted by the General Assembly. Increases membership on the Task Force from 19 to 25 members. Provides that one member shall be from a statewide organization representing physician assistants (rather than physicians). Adds to the Task Force: (1) 2 members who are representatives of providers of addiction treatment services, appointed by the Secretary of Human Services; (2) 2 members who are public defenders, appointed by the Attorney General; and (3) 2 members who are physicians licensed to practice medicine in all its branches, including one physician specializing in pain management and one physician specializing in emergency medicine, nominated by a statewide organization representing physicians licensed to practice medicine in all its branches, appointed by the Secretary of Human Services. Provides that The Task Force shall submit a report of its recommendations to the General Assembly on or before December 31, 2019. Provides that the Act is repealed on January 1, 2021. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sue Scherer
  2/13/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/13/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2018HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/1/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  3/1/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
  3/1/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  3/1/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Christine Winger
  3/1/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/1/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  3/1/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monica Bristow
  3/1/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  3/1/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  3/7/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 011-000-000
  3/7/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sue Scherer
  3/7/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/8/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/13/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  4/16/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sue Scherer
  4/16/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/17/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sue Scherer
  4/17/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/18/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  4/18/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/18/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  4/18/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  4/18/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  4/19/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Human Services Committee; 007-003-000
  4/23/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  4/23/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sue Scherer
  4/23/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/23/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  4/24/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  4/25/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Recommends Be Adopted Human Services Committee; 012-000-000
  4/25/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/25/2018HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted
  4/26/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Adopted
  4/26/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 103-003-001
  4/26/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  4/26/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  5/1/2018SenateArrive in Senate
  5/1/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  5/1/2018SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/1/2018SenateFirst Reading
  5/1/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/2/2018SenateAssigned to Public Health
  5/9/2018SenateDo Pass Public Health; 005-000-002
  5/9/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2018
  5/9/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  5/9/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  5/9/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  5/9/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  5/9/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  5/10/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/10/2018SenateSecond Reading
  5/10/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2018
  5/10/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  5/11/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
  5/15/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  5/18/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/18/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/21/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Public Health
  5/22/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Public Health; 006-000-000
  5/23/2018SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/23/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Bush
  5/23/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/23/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/23/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
  5/23/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Chapin Rose
  5/23/2018HouseArrived in House
  5/23/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/24/2018HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Sue Scherer
  5/24/2018HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/28/2018HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Human Services Committee
  5/28/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  5/29/2018HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Human Services Committee; 012-000-000
  5/31/2018HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 101-006-000
  5/31/2018HouseHouse Concurs
  5/31/2018HousePassed Both Houses
  5/31/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly

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