102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 2/25/2021, by Sen. Don Harmon
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Substance Use Disorder Act. Makes a
technical change in a
Section concerning opiate prescriptions and educational materials.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Substance Use Disorder Act is amended by
changing Section 5-24 as follows:
(20 ILCS 301/5-24)
Opiate prescriptions; educational materials.
Department shall develop educational materials to
educate holders of opiate prescriptions about the dangers of
children and teens gaining access to these medications. The
materials shall include information regarding the means by
which the abuse of opiate prescriptions can lead to the
illegal use of heroin. The Department shall also develop a
method of distribution for such educational materials.
(Source: P.A. 99-480, eff. 9-9-15.)