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 Bill Status of HB3445  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  OPIOID OVERDOSE REDUCTION

House Sponsors
Rep. Janet Yang Rohr - Deb Conroy - Lamont J. Robinson, Jr. - Camille Y. Lilly, Anne Stava-Murray, Maurice A. West, II, Kelly M. Cassidy, Mary E. Flowers, Terra Costa Howard, Katie Stuart, Theresa Mah, Denyse Wang Stoneback, Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar, Rita Mayfield, Emanuel Chris Welch, Ryan Spain, Edgar Gonzalez, Jr., Marcus C. Evans, Jr. and Dagmara Avelar

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Laura Ellman - Thomas Cullerton, Suzy Glowiak Hilton, Laura Fine and Mattie Hunter)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/20/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0476

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Opioid Overdose Reduction Act. Provides that the Act may be referred to as Alex's Law. Provides that a person who, in good faith, seeks or obtains emergency medical assistance for someone experiencing an opioid overdose shall not be charged or prosecuted for possession of a controlled, counterfeit, or look-alike substance or a controlled substance analog if certain conditions are met. Provides that a person who is experiencing an overdose shall not be charged or prosecuted for possession of a controlled, counterfeit, or look-alike substance or a controlled substance analog if evidence for the possession charge was acquired as a result of the person seeking or obtaining emergency medical assistance. Provides that a person's pretrial release, probation, furlough, supervised release, or parole shall not be revoked based on an incident for which the person would be immune from prosecution under the provisions. Effective August 16, 2021.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
New Act
Adds reference to:
720 ILCS 570/414

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Opioid Overdose Reduction Act. Provides that the Act may be referred to as Alex's Law. Amends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. In a provision concerning overdose and limited immunity, provides that specified violations must not serve as the sole basis of a violation of parole, mandatory supervised release, probation, conditional discharge, a person's pretrial release, or furlough, or any seizure of property under any State law authorizing civil forfeiture so long as the evidence for the violation was acquired as a result of the person seeking or obtaining emergency medical assistance in the event of an overdose. Effective January 1, 2022.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Janet Yang Rohr
  2/22/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/22/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/1/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant
  3/1/2021HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant
  3/4/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  3/4/2021HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  3/12/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  3/16/2021HouseAssigned to Mental Health & Addiction Committee
  3/26/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  3/26/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Mental Health & Addiction Committee; 016-000-000
  3/26/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Bos
  3/26/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  3/26/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/26/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/26/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  3/26/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  3/26/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  3/26/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Denyse Wang Stoneback
  3/26/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jackie Haas
  3/26/2021HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Bos
  3/26/2021HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  3/26/2021HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Jackie Haas
  3/29/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  4/15/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/15/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/15/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Seth Lewis
  4/15/2021HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Seth Lewis
  4/16/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain
  4/21/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
  4/21/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  4/21/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  4/21/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  4/21/2021HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  4/22/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 113-000-000
  4/23/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/23/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/23/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Laura Ellman
  4/23/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/23/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/12/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  5/13/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Suzy Glowiak Hilton
  5/18/2021SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  5/21/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Laura Ellman
  5/21/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/21/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 29, 2021
  5/24/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  5/24/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Laura Ellman
  5/24/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  5/25/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  5/25/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Criminal Law
  5/25/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  5/25/2021SenateDo Pass as Amended Criminal Law; 008-000-000
  5/25/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 26, 2021
  5/28/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/28/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 29, 2021
  5/29/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 040-016-000
  5/29/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  5/29/2021HouseArrived in House
  5/29/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 2
  5/29/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  5/29/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/29/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Janet Yang Rohr
  5/29/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/30/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Mental Health & Addiction Committee
  5/30/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Mental Health & Addiction Committee; 014-000-000
  5/31/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 House Concurs 083-034-000
  5/31/2021HouseHouse Concurs
  5/31/2021HousePassed Both Houses
  5/31/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
  5/31/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  5/31/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  6/29/2021HouseSent to the Governor
  8/20/2021HouseGovernor Approved
  8/20/2021HouseEffective Date January 1, 2022
  8/20/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0476

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