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 Bill Status of HB4785  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Mary Edly-Allen

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 570/312from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 1312

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.

DateChamber Action
  2/10/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary Edly-Allen
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/17/2020HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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