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Public Act 103-0020


Public Act 0020 103RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 103-0020
HB1557 EnrolledLRB103 25970 BMS 52322 b

    AN ACT concerning liquor.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Insurance Code is amended by
adding Section 388h as follows:
    (215 ILCS 5/388h new)
    Sec. 388h. Opioid antagonists; Liquor Control Act of 1934.
An insurer that is licensed and authorized to do business in
this State shall consider an applicant's or insured's
compliance with Section 6-39 of the Liquor Control Act of 1934
when providing commercial liability insurance to a music venue
as defined in subsection (a) of Section 6-39 of the Liquor
Control Act of 1934.
    Section 10. The Liquor Control Act of 1934 is amended by
adding Section 6-39 as follows:
    (235 ILCS 5/6-39 new)
    Sec. 6-39. Opioid antagonists on premises.
    (a) In this Section, "music venue" means an indoor or
outdoor location with a capacity of more than 1,000 persons
used as a space to hold a live concert or musical performance
for which tickets are purchased for admission to benefit a
for-profit entity.
    (b) If a licensee operates as a music venue, the licensee
shall ensure that, during its hours of operation as a music
venue, it or the music venue operator has opioid antagonists
available at the premises and that there is a staff member on
the premises who has been sufficiently trained on how to
properly administer an opioid antagonist. A person who has
been certified in the administration of opioid antagonists by
a governmental or private entity, regardless of when the
person received that certification, is deemed to be
sufficiently trained under this Section.
    (c) A licensee or music venue operator and a person who is
sufficiently trained and in good faith administers or provides
an opioid antagonist in accordance with this Section, shall
not, as a result of the person's acts or omissions, except
willful or wanton misconduct on the part of the person, in
administering or providing the opioid antagonist, be liable
for civil damages.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect June 1,

Effective Date: 6/1/2024