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 Bill Status of SB1790  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  PHARMACY-EMERGENCY REFILLS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Steve Stadelman - Linda Holmes - Melinda Bush

House Sponsors
(Rep. Litesa E. Wallace - Carol Ammons - Sonya M. Harper)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/18/2017SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0237

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 85/15.3 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Pharmacy Practice Act. Provides that a pharmacist may refill a patient's prescription without prescriber authorization if the pharmacist is unable to contact the prescriber after reasonable effort, a failure to refill the prescription may result in an interruption of therapeutic regimen or create patient suffering, the pharmacist informs the prescriber at the earliest convenience of the emergency refills, and the prescription is not for a controlled substance. Provides that prescriptions may be refilled pursuant to the provisions for a period of time reasonably necessary for the pharmacist to secure prescriber authorization. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Pharmacy Practice Act. Provides that a pharmacist may exercise professional judgment to dispense an emergency supply of medication for a chronic disease or condition if the pharmacist is unable to obtain refill authorization from the prescriber when certain conditions are met. Provides that the emergency supply must be limited to the amount needed for the emergency period as determined by the pharmacist but the amount shall not exceed a 30-day supply. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Steve Stadelman
  2/9/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/28/2017SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities and Pensions
  3/9/2017SenatePostponed - Licensed Activities and Pensions
  3/9/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Steve Stadelman
  3/9/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/15/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Licensed Activities and Pensions
  3/15/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled in Licensed Activities and Pensions; Stadelman
  3/16/2017SenateDo Pass Licensed Activities and Pensions; 012-000-000
  3/16/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 28, 2017
  3/28/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Steve Stadelman
  3/28/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/4/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Licensed Activities and Pensions
  4/6/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Licensed Activities and Pensions; 012-000-000
  4/6/2017SenateSecond Reading
  4/6/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Stadelman
  4/6/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017
  4/27/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  4/27/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/27/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  4/28/2017HouseArrived in House
  4/28/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  4/28/2017HouseFirst Reading
  4/28/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/9/2017HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  5/17/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Health Care Licenses Committee; 016-000-000
  5/17/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/22/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 112-000-000
  5/22/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  5/22/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  5/22/2017SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/20/2017SenateSent to the Governor
  8/18/2017SenateGovernor Approved
  8/18/2017SenateEffective Date August 18, 2017
  8/18/2017SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0237

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