Bill Status of SB3659 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-PRESCRIBE
Sen. Melinda Bush - Laura Fine - Christopher Belt - Rachelle Crowe, Laura Ellman, Ram Villivalam, Robert Peters, Sara Feigenholtz and Cristina Castro
| 1/13/2021||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Provides that a prescriber shall offer a prescription for naloxone hydrochloride, or another similar drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration, under specified circumstances. Provides for educational information to be provided concerning overdose prevention and the use of naloxone hydrochloride. Provides that a prescriber who does not comply with specified requirements shall be subject to administrative sanctions under the appropriate licensing board. Specifies that the provisions do not create a private right of action against a prescriber, and do not limit a prescriber's liability for the negligent failure to diagnose or treat a patient.