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91_HB0805 LRB9101529SMpc 1 AN ACT to amend the Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons 2 Property Tax Relief and Pharmaceutical Assistance Act by 3 changing Section 3.15. 4 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 5 represented in the General Assembly: 6 Section 5. The Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons 7 Property Tax Relief and Pharmaceutical Assistance Act is 8 amended by changing Section 3.15 as follows: 9 (320 ILCS 25/3.15) (from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 403.15) 10 Sec. 3.15. "Covered prescription drug" means any 11 product, except those products covered by the Illinois 12 Controlled Substances Act, which by federal law cannot be 13 dispensed unless ordered by a physician, dentist, or 14 podiatrist. The pharmacy formulary used by the Department 15 shall be adopted by rule and shall be no more restrictive 16 than the pharmacy formulary adopted by the Department of 17 Public Aid in its administration of Article V of the Illinois 18 Public Aid Code.
(1) any cardiovascular agent or drug; (2)19 any insulin or other prescription drug used in the treatment20 of diabetes, including syringe and needles used to administer21 the insulin; and (3) any prescription drug used in the22 treatment of arthritis. The specific agents or products to23 be included under such categories shall be listed in a24 handbook to be prepared and distributed by the Department.25 The general types of covered prescription drugs shall be26 indicated by rule.27 (Source: P.A. 85-1176.) 28 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 29 becoming law.
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