(210 ILCS 150/17)
    Sec. 17. Pharmaceutical disposal. Notwithstanding any provision of law, any county or municipality may authorize the use of its city hall, police department, or any other facility under the county's or municipality's control to display a container suitable for use as a receptacle for used, expired, or unwanted pharmaceuticals. These used, expired, or unwanted pharmaceuticals may include unused medication and prescription drugs, as well as controlled substances if collected in accordance with federal law. This receptacle shall only permit the deposit of items, and the contents shall be locked and secured. The container shall be accessible to the public and shall have posted clearly legible signage indicating that expired or unwanted prescription drugs may be disposed of in the receptacle. The county or municipality shall provide continuous or regular notice to the public regarding the availability of the receptacle. To the extent allowed under federal law, pharmaceuticals collected under this Section may be disposed of in a drug destruction device, as defined in Section 22.58 of the Environmental Protection Act.
(Source: P.A. 99-480, eff. 9-9-15; 100-250, eff. 8-22-17.)