103RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2023 and 2024
Introduced 2/7/2023, by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
720 ILCS 570/315.7 new
720 ILCS 570/318
Amends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Provides that all
decisions regarding the treatment of patients experiencing pain, including
chronic pain, shall be made by the prescriber. Provides that ordering,
prescribing, dispensing, administering, or paying for controlled
substances, including opioids, shall not in any way be predetermined by
specific morphine milligram equivalent guidelines. Provides that, before
the Department of Human Services releases confidential information from
the central repository, the applicant, in addition to other requirements
of the Act, must demonstrate in writing to the Department that the
applicant has a valid court order or subpoena for the release of the
confidential information requested.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning criminal law.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Controlled Substances Act is
amended by changing Section 318 and by adding Section 315.7 as
(720 ILCS 570/315.7 new)
Chronic pain treatment.
(a) In this Section, "opioid" means a narcotic drug or
substance that is a Schedule II controlled substance under
paragraph (1), (2), (3), or (5) of subsection (b) or under
subsection (c) of Section 206.
(b) All decisions regarding the treatment of patients
experiencing pain, including chronic pain, shall be made by
(c) Ordering, prescribing, dispensing, administering, or
paying for controlled substances, including opioids, shall not
in any way be predetermined by specific morphine milligram
(720 ILCS 570/318)
Confidentiality of information.
(a) Information received by the central repository under