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 Bill Status of SB2155  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Donne E. Trotter - Iris Y. Martinez - Kimberly A. Lightford, William Delgado, Heather Steans, Rickey R. Hendon, Ira I. Silverstein and David Koehler

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 301/5-23 new
745 ILCS 49/67.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and Dependency Act and the Good Samaritan Act. Provides that the Director of Human Services may publish an annual report on statewide drug overdose trends, may establish a program to provide for the publication of drug overdose prevention, recognition, and response literature, may provide advice to State and local officials concerning drug overdose problems, and may award grants to create or support local drug overdose prevention, recognition, and response projects. Provides for civil and criminal immunity for (i) any person who is not otherwise licensed to administer an opioid antagonist if he or she, acting with reasonable care, administers without fee an opioid antagonist and believes in good faith that another person is experiencing a drug overdose and (ii) a health care provider who, acting in good faith, prescribes, dispenses, or distributes an opioid antagonist to a person who, in the judgment of the health care provider, is capable of administering the drug in an emergency, and that person (A) believes in good faith that another person is experiencing a drug overdose and (B) administers the opioid antagonist to the other person. Effective January 1, 2009.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
745 ILCS 49/67.5 new

Provides that the annual report on drug overdose trends is to be published by the Director "of the Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse". Requires a health care professional, when prescribing an opioid antidote, to provide certain information to the patient; provides for immunity from disciplinary or other adverse administrative action; and provides for administration of an opioid antidote in an emergency. Deletes the amendatory changes to the Good Samaritan Act.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2008SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  2/14/2008SenateFirst Reading
  2/14/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  3/5/2008SenateAssigned to Public Health
  3/6/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  3/6/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather Steans
  3/12/2008SenateDo Pass Public Health; 006-004-000
  3/12/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 13, 2008
  3/12/2008SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/17/2008SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/2/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rickey R. Hendon
  4/11/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  4/11/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  4/15/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Public Health
  4/16/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Public Health; 007-002-000
  4/16/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  4/16/2008SenateSecond Reading
  4/16/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Trotter
  4/16/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 17, 2008
  4/17/2008SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2008
  4/29/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  5/31/2008SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As January 13, 2009
  7/1/2008SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Rules
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

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