(225 ILCS 85/39.5)
    Sec. 39.5. Emergency kits.
    (a) As used in this Section:
    "Emergency kit" means a kit containing drugs that may be required to meet the immediate therapeutic needs of a patient and that are not available from any other source in sufficient time to prevent the risk of harm to a patient by delay resulting from obtaining the drugs from another source. An automated dispensing and storage system may be used as an emergency kit.
    "Licensed facility" means an entity licensed under the Nursing Home Care Act, the Hospital Licensing Act, or the University of Illinois Hospital Act or a facility licensed under the Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery, for the prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery support of substance use disorders or certified by the Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health for the treatment of mental health.
    "Offsite institutional pharmacy" means: (1) a pharmacy that is not located in facilities it serves and whose primary purpose is to provide services to patients or residents of facilities licensed under the Nursing Home Care Act, the Hospital Licensing Act, or the University of Illinois Hospital Act; and (2) a pharmacy that is not located in the facilities it serves and the facilities it serves are licensed under the Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery, for the prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery support of substance use disorders or for the treatment of mental health.
    (b) An offsite institutional pharmacy may supply emergency kits to a licensed facility.
(Source: P.A. 101-649, eff. 7-7-20.)