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 Bill Status of HB5593  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  OPIOID ADDICTION TREAT ED

House Sponsors
Rep. Lou Lang - John D. Anthony - Carol Ammons, Litesa E. Wallace and Sonya M. Harper

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Melinda Bush - Julie A. Morrison - Thomas Cullerton and William Delgado)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/15/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0553

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 301/20-25 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and Dependency Act. Provides that all programs serving persons with substance use issues licensed by the Department of Human Services under the Act must provide educational information concerning treatment options for opioid addiction, including the use of a medication for the use of opioid addiction, recognition of and response to opioid overdose, and the use and administration of naloxone, to clients identified as having or seeking treatment for opioid addiction. Provides that the Department shall develop educational materials that are supported by research and updated periodically that must be used by programs to comply with this requirement.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  2/10/2016HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2016HouseAssigned to Substance Abuse Special
  4/4/2016HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Substance Abuse Special; 008-000-000
  4/5/2016HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/6/2016HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/6/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/7/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Anthony
  4/7/2016HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  4/7/2016SenateArrive in Senate
  4/7/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 12, 2016
  4/7/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/7/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  4/7/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  4/8/2016SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/12/2016SenateFirst Reading
  4/12/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2016SenateAssigned to Human Services
  5/3/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  5/4/2016SenateDo Pass Human Services; 005-001-000
  5/4/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 5, 2016
  5/10/2016SenateSecond Reading
  5/10/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 11, 2016
  5/10/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  5/25/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  5/25/2016SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/25/2016HousePassed Both Houses
  6/23/2016HouseSent to the Governor
  7/15/2016HouseGovernor Approved
  7/15/2016HouseEffective Date January 1, 2017
  7/15/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0553

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