92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB6049
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Short description: 
RX DRUGS-DIRECTIONS ON LABEL                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic  Act.  Provides  that      
   upon the request of a person who is 60 years of age or older or who is      
   blind  or  otherwise visually impaired, when a person dispenses a drug      
   by  filling  or  refilling  a  written  or  oral  prescription  of   a      
   practitioner  licensed  by law to administer the drug, the person must      
   affix to the drug container a label stating  the  directions  for  the      
   drug's  use in a print size that allows no more than 10 characters per      
   inch. In addition, the person dispensing the drug must orally  explain      
   the  directions  for  the drug's use to the person to whom the drug is      
   dispensed.  Effective immediately.                                          
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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