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 Bill Status of HB0110  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SAFER CONSUMPTION SERVICES

House Sponsors
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford - Kelly M. Cassidy, Carol Ammons, Daniel Didech, Deb Conroy, Lakesia Collins, Lamont J. Robinson, Jr., Kambium Buckner, Margaret Croke, Camille Y. Lilly and Anne Stava-Murray

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Safer Consumption Services Act. Provides that, notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, the Department of Public Health may approve an entity to operate a program in one or more jurisdictions upon satisfaction of specified requirements relating to, among other things, the safe and hygienic use of preobtained drugs. Requires the Department to establish standards for program approval and training and allows it to adopt any rules that are necessary to implement the Act. Requires the Department to approve or deny an application within 45 days after its receipt. Provides that a program approved by the Department must also be designated as an authorized needle and hypodermic syringe access program under the Overdose Prevention and Harm Reduction Act. Provides reporting requirements for entities operating programs under the Act. Provides that, except for criminal prosecution for any activities that are not conducted, permitted, and approved pursuant to the Act, specified persons related to a program shall not be subject to civil or criminal liability solely for participation or involvement in the program if it is approved by the Department under the Act.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
New Act
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 301/5-26 new
20 ILCS 301/15-10

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Substance Use Disorder Act. Permits the Department of Human Services to approve an entity to operate a safe consumption and overdose prevention services program (program). Requires the Department to establish standards for program approval and training and to adopt any rules that are necessary to license and monitor the program. Sets forth the minimum requirements that an entity must meet to obtain an approval on it application to operate a program. Requires any entity that operates a program to submit a report to the Department that includes specific information, including, the number of program participants; the number of hypodermic needles, syringes, and harm reduction supplies distributed for use on-site; and the number of ancillary services provided to family members and the public, including, but not limited to, socials service referrals and educational services. Grants immunity from criminal and civil liability to specified persons who participate in or have some involvement with a program approved by the Department. Requires the Department to establish a new intervention license category entitled Harm Reduction Services and to approve or deny an application for a Harm Reduction Services license.

 Fiscal Note, House Floor Amendment No. 1 (Dept. of Human Services)
 No fiscal impact to IDHS for the regulation and licensing of the Safe Consumption Services programs.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  1/14/2021HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2021HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/1/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/2/2021HouseTo Special Issues (HS) Subcommittee
  3/16/2021HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Human Services Committee; 003-002-000
  3/16/2021HouseReported Back To Human Services Committee;
  3/16/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 009-006-000
  3/18/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/15/2021HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Blaine Wilhour
  4/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  4/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/21/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  4/21/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Human Services Committee; 008-006-000
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
  4/23/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  4/23/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margaret Croke
  4/23/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  4/23/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/23/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2021HousePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed
  4/23/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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