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 Bill Status of SB3147  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  PHARMACIST-SMOKING CESSATION

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Sara Feigenholtz, Robert F. Martwick, Terry Link and Scott M. Bennett

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2310/2310-701 new
215 ILCS 5/356z.33 new
225 ILCS 85/3
305 ILCS 5/5-5.12c new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Director of Public Health shall establish a standing order complete with the issuance of a prescription for a smoking cessation product. Prescribes minimum requirements for the standing order. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance or a managed care plan that is amended, delivered, issued, or renewed after the effective date of the amendatory Act shall provide coverage for patient care services provided by a pharmacist for smoking cessation assessments and consultations. Amends the Pharmacy Practice Act. Provides that the "practice of pharmacy" includes the assessment and consultation of patients and dispensing of tobacco and nicotine cessation drugs and products. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that, subject to approval by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the medical assistance program shall cover patient care services provided by a pharmacist for smoking cessation assessments and consultations. Defines terms. Effective January 1, 2020.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/6/2020SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/6/2020SenateFirst Reading
  2/6/2020SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/18/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert F. Martwick
  2/19/2020SenateAssigned to Insurance
  2/26/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  3/4/2020SenateTo Subcommittee on Special Issues (IN)
  3/6/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  3/18/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 2, 2020
  3/25/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 24, 2020
  3/25/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 7, 2020
  4/12/2020SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  4/16/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 30, 2020
  4/23/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 7, 2020
  4/23/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 15, 2020
  4/30/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 15, 2020
  4/30/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 22, 2020
  5/7/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2020
  5/7/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 29, 2020
  5/15/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

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