Rep. Maura Hirschauer

Filed: 3/21/2023





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 2526 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The State Finance Act is amended by adding
5Sections 5.992 and 6z-139 as follows:
6    (30 ILCS 105/5.992 new)
7    Sec. 5.992. The Opioid Antagonist Bulk Purchase Fund.
8    (30 ILCS 105/6z-139 new)
9    Sec. 6z-139. The Opioid Antagonist Bulk Purchase Fund.
10    (a) The Opioid Antagonist Bulk Purchase Fund is created as
11a special fund in the State treasury. The Fund may receive
12gifts, grants, bequests, donations, and moneys from any other
13lawful source, public or private. Any interest earned on
14moneys in the Fund shall be deposited into the Fund.
15    (b) Subject to appropriation, moneys in the Opioid



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1Antagonist Bulk Purchase Fund shall be used by the Department
2of Human Services for bulk purchasing of opioid antagonists
3and for the making of grants for the distribution of opioid
5    (c) The Department of Human Services shall adopt rules
6establishing requirements for the distribution of grant moneys
7and the determination of which persons or entities are
8eligible for and most in need of those grants, and it may adopt
9any other rules necessary to implement this Section and
10administer the Fund.
11    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
12becoming law.".