(745 ILCS 49/36)
Pharmacists; exemptions from civil liability for the dispensing of an opioid antagonist to individuals who may or may not be at risk for an opioid overdose.
Any person licensed as a pharmacist in Illinois or any other state or territory of the United States who in good faith dispenses or administers an opioid antagonist as defined in Section 5-23 of the Substance Use Disorder Act in compliance with the procedures or protocols developed under Section 19.1 of the Pharmacy Practice Act, or the standing order of any person licensed under the Medical Practice Act of 1987, without fee or compensation in any way, shall not, as a result of her or his acts or omissions, except for willful or wanton misconduct on the part of the person, in dispensing the drug or administering the drug, be liable for civil damages.
(Source: P.A. 99-480, eff. 9-9-15; 100-759, eff. 1-1-19