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Full Text of SB1466  99th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning regulation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 1. This Act may be referred to as Lali's Law.
5    Section 5. The Pharmacy Practice Act is amended by adding
6Section 19.1 as follows:
7    (225 ILCS 85/19.1 new)
8    Sec. 19.1. Dispensing of naloxone antidotes.
9    (a) Due to the recent rise in opioid-related deaths in
10Illinois and the existence of an opioid antidote that can
11reverse the deadly effects of overdose, the General Assembly
12finds that in order to avoid further loss where possible, it is
13responsible to allow greater access of such an antidote to
14those populations at risk of overdose.
15    (b) Notwithstanding any general or special law to the
16contrary, a licensed pharmacist may dispense an opioid antidote
17in accordance with written, standardized procedures or
18protocols developed by the Department with the Department of
19Public Health and the Department of Human Services if the
20procedures or protocols are filed at the pharmacy before
21implementation and are available to the Department upon



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1    (c) Before dispensing an opioid antidote pursuant to this
2Section, a pharmacist shall complete a training program
3approved by the Department of Human Services pursuant to
4Section 5-23 of the Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and
5Dependency Act. The training program shall include, but not be
6limited to, proper documentation and quality assurance.
7    (d) For the purpose of this Section, "opioid antidote"
8means a dose of naloxone hydrochloride or any other similarly
9acting and equally safe drug approved by the United States Food
10and Drug Administration.
11    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
12becoming law.