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 Bill Status of HB2587  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Thomas M. Bennett - Dan Ugaste, Andrew S. Chesney, Steven Reick, Darren Bailey and Chris Miller

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
820 ILCS 305/8.2

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Requires a recipient of certain pain management medication to sign a written agreement with the prescribing physician agreeing to comply with the conditions of the prescription. Prohibits additional prescriptions while the recipient is noncompliant. Limits the applicability of the lack of pain management as a consideration in awarding benefits. Provides for the disclosure of violations of the agreement upon request by the employer. Requires a prescribing physician to file quarterly reports to obtain payment. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
  2/14/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2019HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  3/5/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Ugaste
  3/6/2019HouseTo Workforce Development Subcommittee
  3/29/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/2/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  5/2/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven Reick
  5/2/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Darren Bailey
  5/2/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Miller
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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