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 Bill Status of SB0056  97th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Ira I. Silverstein, Annazette R. Collins and Mattie Hunter

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 301/5-23
225 ILCS 60/22from Ch. 111, par. 4400-22
225 ILCS 65/50-50was 225 ILCS 65/10-5
225 ILCS 85/30from Ch. 111, par. 4150
225 ILCS 95/21from Ch. 111, par. 4621
720 ILCS 550/4from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 704
720 ILCS 550/10.4 new
720 ILCS 570/322 new
720 ILCS 570/414 new
720 ILCS 646/60
720 ILCS 646/101 new
730 ILCS 5/5-5-3.1from Ch. 38, par. 1005-5-3.1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and Dependency Act. Provides that the Director of the Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse of the Department of Human Services shall (rather than may) establish or authorize programs for prescribing, dispensing, or distributing naloxone hydrochloride or any other similarly acting and equally safe drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of drug overdose. Amends the Cannabis Control Act, the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, and the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act. Provides that a person acting in good faith who seeks medical assistance for someone experiencing a drug-related overdose or a person who experiences a drug-related overdose and is in need of medical assistance shall not be charged or prosecuted for possession of cannabis, a controlled or counterfeit substance or a controlled substance analog, or methamphetamine if the evidence for the charge of possession of cannabis, a controlled or counterfeit substance or a controlled substance analog, or methamphetamine was obtained as a result of the person seeking medical assistance. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that it is a mitigating factor in sentencing that the defendant was making a good faith effort to obtain or provide medical assistance for someone who is experiencing a drug-related overdose. Makes other changes.

DateChamber Action
  1/27/2011SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  1/27/2011SenateFirst Reading
  1/27/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/9/2011SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  3/2/2011SenatePostponed - Criminal Law
  3/9/2011SenateTo Criminal Law Subcommittee on Special Issues; - 3-17-11 - Held
  3/17/2011SenatePostponed - Criminal Law
  3/18/2011SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  3/21/2011SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Annazette R. Collins
  4/13/2011SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

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