Bill Status of HB4785 101st General Assembly
Short Description: CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES-OPIOIDS
Rep. Mary Edly-Allen
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Provides that whenever a controlled substance that is an opioid is dispensed by a practitioner, it shall have an orange sticker with the word "opioid" in easily legible font placed on the cap or dispenser and shall have a warning label stating "Risk of addiction and overdose". Provides that a patient may remove the cap sticker or warning label. Provides that the practitioner shall also provide each person with a pamphlet that shall be developed and approved by the Department of Human Services Substance Use Prevention and Recovery Division, which shall include guidance on associated risks of opioid use and how to mitigate them, and the Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances helpline number or its successor. Provides that the Department of Human Services may adopt rules to implement this provision. Effective January 1, 2021.