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(720 ILCS 570/209)
(from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 1209)
The Department, taking into consideration the recommendations of its Prescription Monitoring Program Advisory Committee, may issue a rule scheduling a substance
in Schedule IV if
it finds that:
(1) the substance has a low potential for abuse
relative to substances in Schedule III;
(2) the substance has currently accepted medical use
in treatment in the United States; and
(3) abuse of the substance may lead to limited
physiological dependence or psychological dependence relative to the substances in Schedule III.
(Source: P.A. 97-334, eff. 1-1-12.)