Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Provides that
ephedrine is a schedule II controlled substance that may only be
distributed through prescription.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
720 ILCS 570/102
720 ILCS 570/206
Adds reference to:
720 ILCS 570/210 from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 1210
720 ILCS 570/216 new
720 ILCS 570/401.5
Deletes everything. Amends the Illinois Controlled Substances
Act. Permits certain drug products containing ephedrine to be sold
over-the-counter. Prohibits the marketing, advertising, or labeling
of a product containing ephedrine for the indications of stimulation,
mental alertness, weight loss, muscle enhancement, appetite control,
or energy. Provides that a violation of any of these provisions is a
Class A misdemeanor for a first offense and a Class 4 felony for a
second or subsequent offense. Provides that it is a Class 3 felony to
possess a substance, or its salts, optical isomers, or salts of
optical isomers with the intent to use the substance as a precursor to
a controlled substance.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Deletes everything. Reinserts Senate Amendment No. 1 with
changes. Provides that the ephedrine provisions do not apply to
dietary supplements, herbs, or other natural products that contain
naturally occurring ephedrine.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Further amends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act by making
it unlawful (a Class 4 felony for any person to possess any substance
with the intent to use the substance to facilitate the manufacture of
any controlled or counterfeit substance or controlled substance analog
other than as authorized. Deletes provisions making it a Class 3
felony to possess certain substances with intent to use the substance
as a precursor to a controlled substance.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Dpt. Corrections)
Corrections population and fiscal impacts are minimal.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE, H-AM 1
No change from DOC fiscal note, H-am 1.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE, H-AMS 1, 2, 3
No change from previous note.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AMS 1, 2, 3 (Admin. Office of Ill. Courts)
No fiscal impact on the Judicial branch.
JUDICIAL NOTE, H-AMS 1, 2, 3
There may be a minimal increase in judicial workloads; no
increase in need for the number of judges.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 4.
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 3910/5 from Ch. 38, par. 1305
20 ILCS 3910/7 from Ch. 38, par. 1307
Amends the Anti-Crime Advisory Council Act. Provides that the
Illinois Anti-Crime Advisory Council may assist drug alert programs
such as D.A.R.E. and other drug alert programs composed of or created
by law enforcement agencies. Changes definition of "local anti-crime
programs" to include these drug alert programs.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0775
Last action date: 98-08-14
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 2
END OF INQUIRY
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