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Full Text of HB3090  97th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning public health.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act is
5amended by adding Section 3.24 as follows:
6    (410 ILCS 620/3.24 new)
7    Sec. 3.24. Pharmaceutical disposal. Notwithstanding any
8provision of law, any city, village, or municipality may
9authorize the use of its city hall or police department to
10display a container suitable for use as a receptacle for used,
11expired, or unwanted pharmaceuticals. These used, expired, or
12unwanted pharmaceuticals may include prescription drugs. This
13receptacle shall only permit the deposit of items, and the
14contents shall be locked and secured. The container shall be
15accessible to the public and shall have posted clearly legible
16signage indicating that expired or unwanted prescription drugs
17may be disposed of in the receptacle.