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 Bill Status of HB3454  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  OPIOID PRESCRIBER REQUIREMENTS

House Sponsors
Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 570/315.7 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Provides that a prescriber shall offer a prescription for naloxone hydrochloride or another drug approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for the complete or partial reversal of opioid depression to a patient when one or more of the following conditions are present: (1) the prescription dosage for the patient is 90 or more morphine milligram equivalents of an opioid medication per day; (2) an opioid medication is prescribed concurrently with a prescription for benzodiazepine; (3) the patient presents with an increased risk for overdose, including a patient with a history of overdose, a patient with a history of substance use disorder, or a patient at risk for returning to a high dose of opioid medication to which the patient is no longer tolerant. Provides other requirements and exemptions. Makes other changes. Effective January 1, 2022.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  2/22/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/22/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2021HouseAssigned to Prescription Drug Affordability & Accessibility Committee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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