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 Bill Status of HB0524  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  SAFE PHARMACEUTICAL DISPOSAL

House Sponsors
Rep. Barbara Wheeler - Patricia R. Bellock - La Shawn K. Ford - Martin J. Moylan, Camille Y. Lilly, Michael Halpin, Silvana Tabares, John C. D'Amico, Sam Yingling, Jerry Costello, II, Michelle Mussman, Sue Scherer, Frances Ann Hurley, David S. Olsen and Sheri Jesiel

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Pamela J. Althoff - Patricia Van Pelt - Laura M. Murphy)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/22/2017HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0250

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
210 ILCS 150/17
415 ILCS 5/22.58


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Safe Pharmaceutical Disposal Act. Provides that pharmaceuticals disposed of under the Act may be destroyed in a drug destruction device. Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Expands the definition of "drug evidence" to include any used, expired, or unwanted pharmaceuticals collected under the Safe Pharmaceutical Disposal Act. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds to the pharmaceutical disposal provision that a county may authorize the use of a county facility as a location for a container suitable as a receptacle for disposal of used, expired, or unwanted pharmaceuticals. Adds to the current locations for display of a pharmaceutical disposal container of the city hall or police department, any other facility of a county, city, village, or municipality. Provides that a city, village, or municipality shall provide continuous or regular notice to the public regarding the availability of the city, village, or municipality's receptacle for used, expired, or unwanted pharmaceuticals. Changes references in the pharmaceutical disposal provision from "illegal drug" to "drug".

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Safe Pharmaceutical Disposal Act. Provides that notwithstanding any provision of law, any county or municipality (currently, city, village, or municipality) may authorize the use of its city hall, police department, or any other facility under the county's or municipality's control (currently, city hall or police department) to display a container suitable for use as a receptacle for used, expired, or unwanted pharmaceuticals. Provides that the county or municipality shall provide continuous or regular notice to the public regarding the availability of the receptacle. Provides that, to the extent allowed under federal law, pharmaceuticals collected under specified provisions may be disposed of in a drug destruction device, as defined in the Environmental Protection Act. Amends the Environmental Protection Act to make corresponding changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/24/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  1/24/2017HouseFirst Reading
  1/24/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/2/2017HouseAssigned to Police & First Responders Committee
  2/15/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  2/15/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Police & First Responders Committee
  2/23/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  3/8/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Police & First Responders Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/8/2017HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Police & First Responders Committee; 014-000-000
  3/8/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  3/15/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/15/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
  3/15/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/16/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/21/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Police & First Responders Committee
  3/22/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Police & First Responders Committee; 013-000-000
  3/23/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  3/23/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
  3/28/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
  3/28/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  3/29/2017HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/29/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  3/29/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/31/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  4/3/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  4/3/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  4/7/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 105-000-000
  4/7/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  4/7/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David S. Olsen
  4/7/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sheri Jesiel
  4/7/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  4/20/2017SenateArrive in Senate
  4/20/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/20/2017SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  4/20/2017SenateFirst Reading
  4/20/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/2/2017SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  5/2/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 3, 2017
  5/12/2017SenateSecond Reading
  5/12/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2017
  5/18/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/26/2017SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
  5/29/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  5/29/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  5/29/2017HousePassed Both Houses
  6/27/2017HouseSent to the Governor
  8/22/2017HouseGovernor Approved
  8/22/2017HouseEffective Date August 22, 2017
  8/22/2017HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0250

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