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Public Act 100-1106


 

Public Act 1106 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



 


 
Public Act 100-1106
 
SB2777 EnrolledLRB100 17715 RJF 32888 b

    AN ACT concerning government.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Illinois Controlled Substances Act is
amended by adding Section 315.5 as follows:
 
    (720 ILCS 570/315.5 new)
    Sec. 315.5. Opioid education for prescribers. Every
prescriber who is licensed to prescribe controlled substances
shall, during the pre-renewal period, complete 3 hours of
continuing education on safe opioid prescribing practices
offered or accredited by a professional association, State
government agency, or federal government agency.
Notwithstanding any individual licensing Act or administrative
rule, a prescriber may count these 3 hours toward the total
continuing education hours required for renewal of a
professional license. Continuing education on safe opioid
prescribing practices applied to meet any other State licensure
requirement or professional accreditation or certification
requirement may be used toward the requirement under this
Section. The Department of Financial and Professional
Regulation may adopt rules for the administration of this
Section.

Effective Date: 1/1/2019