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 Bill Status of HB0076  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  PHARMACY-PRESCRIPTION LIMITS

House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers - LaToya Greenwood, Rita Mayfield and Dagmara Avelar

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 85/15from Ch. 111, par. 4135
225 ILCS 85/15.7 new
225 ILCS 85/18from Ch. 111, par. 4138


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Pharmacy Practice Act. Requires that at least one registered pharmacy technician be on duty whenever the practice of pharmacy is conducted. Requires that pharmacies fill no more than 10 prescriptions per hour. Requires 10 pharmacy technician hours per 100 prescriptions filled. Prohibits pharmacies from requiring pharmacists to participate in advertising or soliciting activities that may jeopardize patient health, safety, or welfare and any activities or external factors that interfere with the pharmacist's ability to provide appropriate professional services. Provides that a pharmacist shall receive specified break periods. Provides that a pharmacy may not require a pharmacist to work during a break period, shall make available a break room meeting specified requirements, shall keep a complete and accurate record of the break periods and may not require a pharmacist to work more than 8 hours a workday. Provides for enforcement and penalties. Provides whistleblower protections for an employee of a pharmacy if the pharmacy retaliates against the employee for certain actions. Requires pharmacies to maintain a record of any errors in the receiving, filling, or dispensing of prescriptions.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  1/14/2021HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/20/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/23/2021HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/6/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar

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