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 Bill Status of SB1944  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  HYPODERMIC SYRINGES-PHARMACIES

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Chris Nybo - Donne E. Trotter

House Sponsors
(Rep. La Shawn K. Ford )

Hearings
Health Care Licenses Committee Hearing May 24 2017 10:30AM Stratton Building Room 413 Springfield, IL


Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/24/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 5/3.458
720 ILCS 600/3.5
720 ILCS 600/4from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 2104
720 ILCS 635/Act rep.
730 ILCS 5/5-5-3from Ch. 38, par. 1005-5-3


Synopsis As Introduced
Repeals the Hypodermic Syringes and Needles Act. Amends the Environmental Protection Act, the Drug Paraphernalia Control Act, and the Unified Code of Corrections to make conforming changes. Effective January 1, 2018.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
415 ILCS 5/3.458
720 ILCS 600/3.5
720 ILCS 600/4from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 2104
720 ILCS 635/Act rep.
730 ILCS 5/5-5-3from Ch. 38, par. 1005-5-3
Adds reference to:
720 ILCS 635/1from Ch. 38, par. 22-50
720 ILCS 635/2from Ch. 38, par. 22-51
720 ILCS 635/2.5
720 ILCS 635/5from Ch. 38, par. 22-54

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Hypodermic Syringes and Needles Act. Provides that a person who is at least 18 years of age may purchase from a pharmacy and have in his or her possession up to 100 (rather than 20) hypodermic syringes or needles. Provides that a pharmacist may sell up to 100 (rather than 20) sterile hypodermic syringes or needles to a person who is at least 18 years of age. Provides that a prescriber (rather than a licensed physician) may direct a patient under his or her immediate charge to have in possession any of the hypodermic syringes and needles permitted by the Act. Deletes provision that the Illinois Department of Public Health must develop educational materials and make copies of the educational materials available to pharmacists. Deletes provision that pharmacists must make these educational materials available to persons who purchase syringes and needles as authorized under the Act. Permits an electronic order for the hypodermic syringes and needles. Defines "prescriber".

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Chris Nybo
  2/10/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/10/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/28/2017SenateAssigned to Public Health
  3/8/2017SenatePostponed - Public Health
  3/17/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 7, 2017
  3/22/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Chris Nybo
  3/22/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/28/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Public Health
  3/28/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/29/2017SenateDo Pass as Amended Public Health; 008-000-000
  3/29/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 30, 2017
  3/29/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  4/26/2017SenateSecond Reading
  4/26/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 27, 2017
  4/27/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 052-000-000
  4/28/2017HouseArrived in House
  5/1/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/3/2017HouseFirst Reading
  5/3/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/9/2017HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  5/17/2017HouseMotion Do Pass - Lost Health Care Licenses Committee; 007-008-000
  5/17/2017HouseRemains in Health Care Licenses Committee
  5/19/2017HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
  5/24/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Health Care Licenses Committee; 013-002-000
  5/24/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

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