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Full Text of SB1466  99th General Assembly


Sen. Melinda Bush

Filed: 4/20/2015





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1466, AS AMENDED,
3by replacing everything after the enacting clause with the
5    "Section 1. This Act may be referred to as Lali's Law.
6    Section 5. The Pharmacy Practice Act is amended by adding
7Section 19.1 as follows:
8    (225 ILCS 85/19.1 new)
9    Sec. 19.1. Dispensing of naloxone antidotes.
10    (a) Due to the recent rise in opioid-related deaths in
11Illinois and the existence of an opioid antidote that can
12reverse the deadly effects of overdose, the General Assembly
13finds that in order to avoid further loss where possible, it is
14responsible to allow greater access of such an antidote to
15those populations at risk of overdose.



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1    (b) Notwithstanding any general or special law to the
2contrary, a licensed pharmacist may dispense an opioid antidote
3in accordance with written, standardized procedures or
4protocols developed by the Department with the Department of
5Public Health and the Department of Human Services if the
6procedures or protocols are filed at the pharmacy before
7implementation and are available to the Department upon
9    (c) Before dispensing an opioid antidote pursuant to this
10Section, a pharmacist shall complete a training program
11approved by the Department of Human Services pursuant to
12Section 5-23 of the Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and
13Dependency Act. The training program shall include, but not be
14limited to, proper documentation and quality assurance.
15    (d) For the purpose of this Section, "opioid antidote"
16means a dose of naloxone hydrochloride or any other similarly
17acting and equally safe drug approved by the United States Food
18and Drug Administration.
19    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
20becoming law.".