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Public Act 097-0546





Public Act 097-0546
HB3090 EnrolledLRB097 08625 RPM 50832 b

    AN ACT concerning public health.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Safe Pharmaceutical Disposal Act is amended
by adding Section 17 as follows:
    (210 ILCS 150/17 new)
    Sec. 17. Pharmaceutical disposal. Notwithstanding any
provision of law, any city, village, or municipality may
authorize the use of its city hall or police department to
display a container suitable for use as a receptacle for used,
expired, or unwanted pharmaceuticals. These used, expired, or
unwanted pharmaceuticals may include unused medication and
prescription drugs. This receptacle shall only permit the
deposit of items, and the contents shall be locked and secured.
The container shall be accessible to the public and shall have
posted clearly legible signage indicating that expired or
unwanted prescription drugs may be disposed of in the

Effective Date: 1/1/2012