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 Bill Status of SB1604  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  PHARMACY-PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Chris Nybo - Linda Holmes

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 80/4.28
5 ILCS 80/4.30
225 ILCS 85/25from Ch. 111, par. 4145


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Pharmacy Practice Act. Provides that if a physician or other authorized prescriber does not prohibit drug product substitution, a pharmacist shall dispense a brand name drug product as a substitute for an unavailable nonbrand name drug product specified in the prescription. Provides that if the substitute drug product has a unit price greater than the unavailable drug product specified in the prescription, then the pharmacist shall dispense that substitute drug product at the lesser unit price of the drug product specified in the prescription. Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act to extend the repeal date for the Pharmacy Practice Act to January 1, 2020. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Chris Nybo
  2/9/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/9/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes

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