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 Bill Status of HB3355  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CONTROLLED SUB-OPIOID<18

House Sponsors
Rep. Charles Meier and Tom Weber

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Jason Plummer - Rachelle Crowe)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/29/2021HouseSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 570/315.6 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Provides that a prescriber who is licensed to prescribe controlled substances shall, prior to issuing a prescription for an opioid that is a Schedule II controlled substance, discuss with a patient who is under 18 years of age and is an emancipated minor, or with the patient's parent or guardian if the patient is under 18 years of age and is not an emancipated minor, the risks of developing a physical or psychological dependence on the opioid and, if the prescriber deems it appropriate, any alternative treatments as may be available. Provides that a prescriber who engages in a discussion required under this provision shall include a note in the patient's medical record indicating that the discussion took place. Provides that the discussion required under this provision shall not be required prior to issuing a prescription to any patient who is currently receiving hospice care from a comprehensive hospice licensed under the Hospice Program Licensing Act. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall develop and make available on its website information on the risks of developing a physical or psychological dependence on opioids and any alternative treatments, including the Opioid Alternative Pilot Program. Provides that the Department shall develop and make available upon request to all prescribers, pharmacists, and patients in the State a pamphlet which explains the risks of developing a physical or psychological dependence on opioids. Provides that this pamphlet may contain any information which the Secretary of the Department deems necessary and may be revised by the Department whenever new information becomes available. Provides that the pamphlet shall be downloadable from the Department's website. Provides that a pharmacist shall, prior to dispensing an opioid that is a Schedule II controlled substance, furnish the pamphlet or information therein developed by the Department and discuss the risks of developing a physical or psychological dependence on opioids. Defines terms. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
720 ILCS 570/313from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 1313

Further amends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Provides that controlled substances which are lawfully administered in hospitals or institutions licensed under the Hospital Licensing Act shall be exempt from the requirements of a provision concerning the risks of dependence on opioids, except that the prescription for the controlled substance shall be in writing on the patient's record, signed by the prescriber, and dated, and shall state the name and quantity of controlled substances ordered and the quantity actually administered.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Charles Meier
  2/22/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/22/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2021HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/24/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Health Care Licenses Committee; 008-000-000
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/13/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Charles Meier
  4/13/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/14/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  4/20/2021HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/20/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 110-000-001
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Weber
  4/21/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/21/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/21/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Jason Plummer
  4/21/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/21/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/11/2021SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities
  5/13/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  5/14/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Jason Plummer
  5/14/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/18/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Licensed Activities
  5/19/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/19/2021SenateDo Pass as Amended Licensed Activities; 007-000-000
  5/19/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 20, 2021
  5/20/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/20/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 21, 2021
  5/27/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** May 28, 2021
  5/29/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 059-000-000
  5/29/2021HouseArrived in House
  5/29/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/30/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Charles Meier
  5/30/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/30/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  5/31/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 118-000-000
  5/31/2021HouseHouse Concurs
  5/31/2021HousePassed Both Houses
  6/29/2021HouseSent to the Governor

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