(415 ILCS 5/17.9A)
    Sec. 17.9A. Collection, storage, and transportation of pharmaceuticals by law enforcement agencies.
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, to the extent allowed by federal law, a law enforcement agency may collect pharmaceuticals, including but not limited to controlled substances, from residential sources, store them, and transport them to a site or facility permitted by the Agency.
    (b) Pharmaceuticals that have been transported to a permitted site or facility by a law enforcement agency under subsection (a) of this Section must be managed in accordance with this Act, rules adopted under this Act, and permits issued under this Act. If those pharmaceuticals are controlled substances, they must also be managed in accordance with federal and State laws and regulations governing controlled substances.
    (c) For the purposes of this Section, "law enforcement agency" means an agency of the State or of a unit of local of government which is vested by law or ordinance with the duty to maintain public order and to enforce criminal laws.
(Source: P.A. 97-545, eff. 1-1-12; 98-857, eff. 8-4-14.)