(415 ILCS 5/17.9A)
Collection and transportation of pharmaceuticals by law enforcement agencies.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, to the extent allowed by federal law, a law enforcement agency may collect pharmaceuticals from residential sources and transport them to an incinerator permitted by the Agency to be incinerated in accordance with the permit, permit conditions, this Act, and rules adopted under this Act. For the purposes of this Section, "law enforcement agency" means an agency of the State or of a unit of local of government which is vested by law or ordinance with the duty to maintain public order and to enforce criminal laws.
(Source: P.A. 97-545, eff. 1-1-12.)