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 Bill Status of SB3350  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  FENTANYL TEST STRIPS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Laura Ellman - Sally J. Turner, Karina Villa, Adriane Johnson, Mary Edly-Allen, Javier L. Cervantes and Willie Preston

House Sponsors
(Rep. Tony M. McCombie)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/11/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 301/5-23
410 ILCS 710/5


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Substance Use Disorder Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services may establish or authorize a program for dispensing and distributing fentanyl test strips. Provides that the Department may acquire fentanyl test strips, train individuals in the use of fentanyl test strips, and distribute fentanyl test strips. Provides that the Department may award grants for the purchasing and distributing of fentanyl test strips. Requires every law enforcement agency and fire department that responds to emergency medical calls to possess fentanyl test strips and to distribute fentanyl test strips to the public at no charge. Permits law enforcement agencies and relevant fire departments to apply to the Department for grants to fund acquisition of fentanyl test strips and related training programs. Requires every health care facility to possess fentanyl test strips and to make available fentanyl test strips to the public. Amends the Overdose Prevention and Harm Reduction Act. Adds fentanyl test strips to the needle and hypodermic syringe access program.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Provides that specified hospitals and other organizations deemed eligible by the Department of Public Health shall be enrolled to receive fentanyl test strips from the Department and distribute fentanyl test strips upon enrollment in the Drug Overdose Prevention Program. Removes a provision requiring every law enforcement agency and fire department that responds to emergency medical calls to possess fentanyl test strips and to distribute fentanyl test strips to the public at no charge. Removes a provision requiring every health care facility to possess fentanyl test strips and to make available fentanyl test strips to the public. Provides that the needle and hypodermic syringe access program shall provide access to fentanyl test strips if feasible.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3
Adds reference to:
410 ILCS 710/15

Amends the Overdose Prevention and Harm Reduction Act. Provides that a county health department may distribute fentanyl test strips for no fee (now, a county health department may distribute fentanyl test strips at the county health department facility for no fee).

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2024SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Laura Ellman
  2/7/2024SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2024SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/20/2024SenateAssigned to Public Health
  3/6/2024SenatePostponed - Public Health
  3/8/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Laura Ellman
  3/8/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/8/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Laura Ellman
  3/8/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/12/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Public Health
  3/12/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Public Health
  3/12/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Public Health
  3/12/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  3/13/2024SenateDo Pass as Amended Public Health; 008-000-000
  3/13/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 14, 2024
  3/13/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
  3/14/2024SenateSecond Reading
  3/14/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 20, 2024
  3/28/2024SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Sally J. Turner
  4/3/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Laura Ellman
  4/3/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  4/9/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Public Health
  4/10/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommend Do Adopt Public Health; 005-000-000
  4/10/2024SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/10/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted
  4/10/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/10/2024SenateThird Reading - Passed; 059-000-000
  4/10/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4a
  4/10/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  4/10/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mary Edly-Allen
  4/10/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Javier L. Cervantes
  4/10/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Willie Preston
  4/10/2024HouseArrived in House
  4/11/2024HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Tony M. McCombie
  4/11/2024HouseFirst Reading
  4/11/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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