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Public Act 102-0490


 

Public Act 0490 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 102-0490
 
HB3596 EnrolledLRB102 14425 KMF 19777 b

    AN ACT concerning criminal law.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Illinois Controlled Substances Act is
amended by adding Section 311.6 as follows:
 
    (720 ILCS 570/311.6 new)
    Sec. 311.6. Opioid prescriptions.
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a
prescription for a substance classified in Schedule II, III,
IV, or V must be sent electronically, in accordance with
Section 316. Prescriptions sent in accordance with this
subsection (a) must be accepted by the dispenser in electronic
format.
    (b) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Section or
any other provision of law, a prescriber shall not be required
to issue prescriptions electronically if he or she certifies
to the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
that he or she will not issue more than 25 prescriptions during
a 12-month period. Prescriptions in both oral and written form
for controlled substances shall be included in determining
whether the prescriber will reach the limit of 25
prescriptions.
    (c) The Department of Financial and Professional
Regulation shall adopt rules for the administration of this
Section. These rules shall provide for the implementation of
any such exemption to the requirements under this Section that
the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation may
deem appropriate, including the exemption provided for in
subsection (b).
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect on
January 1, 2023.

Effective Date: 1/1/2023