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 Bill Status of SB1828  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  NEEDLE AND HYPODERMIC ACCESS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Melinda Bush - Julie A. Morrison - Patricia Van Pelt - Robert Peters - Sue Rezin, Laura Fine, Mattie Hunter, Toi W. Hutchinson, Ram Villivalam, Cristina Castro, Laura M. Murphy, David Koehler, Donald P. DeWitte, John F. Curran and Jacqueline Y. Collins

House Sponsors
(Rep. Deb Conroy - Joyce Mason - Stephanie A. Kifowit - Natalie A. Manley - Sara Feigenholtz, Yehiel M. Kalish, Kelly M. Cassidy, Camille Y. Lilly, Mary Edly-Allen, Terra Costa Howard, Daniel Didech, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Elizabeth Hernandez, Carol Ammons, La Shawn K. Ford, Emanuel Chris Welch, Frances Ann Hurley and Deanne M. Mazzochi)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/9/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0356

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
20 ILCS 301/5-23
20 ILCS 301/25-13 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Needle and Hypodermic Syringe Access Program Act. Provides that persons or entities that promote scientifically proven ways of mitigating health risks associated with drug use and other high-risk behaviors may establish and operate a needle and hypodermic syringe access program. Provides objectives for programs established under the Act. Includes language requiring programs to provide specified services. Provides that no employee or volunteer of or participant in a program shall be charged with or prosecuted for possession of specified substances. Provides that law enforcement officers who in good faith arrest or charge a person entitled to immunity under the Act shall not be subject to civil liability for the arrest or filing of charges. Provides that prior to commencing operations under the Act, an organization shall report specified information to the Department of Public Health. Amends the Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and Dependency Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall give preference for grants and proposals to specified drug overdose prevention programs. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall conduct an evidence-based treatment needs assessment to be submitted to the General Assembly by December 31, 2019. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 301/25-13 new
Adds reference to:
720 ILCS 635/1from Ch. 38, par. 22-50
720 ILCS 635/2from Ch. 38, par. 22-51

Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: Renames the Needle and Hypodermic Syringe Access Program Act the Overdose Prevention and Harm Reduction Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services' report on drug overdose trends statewide shall provide information on the current substance use disorder treatment capacity within the State. Requires the report to include an inventory of the State's substance use disorder treatment capacity. Provides that the Department may support specified drug overdose projects by facilitating the acquisition of opioid antagonist medication approved for opioid overdose reversal. Provides specified elements the Department may promote in supporting best practices in drug overdose prevention programming. Deletes provisions requiring the Department to give preference for grants to proposals that, in addition to providing life-saving interventions and responses, provide information to drug users on how to access substance use disorder treatment or other strategies for abstaining from illegal drugs. Removes provisions requiring the Department to contract with a third party research organization to conduct a needs assessment of the Illinois substance use disorder treatment system. Makes other changes. Amends the Hypodermic Syringes and Needles Act. Provides that the Act shall not prohibit the sale, possession, or use of hypodermic syringes or hypodermic needles by a staff person, volunteer, or participant in a needle or hypodermic syringe access program. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush
  2/15/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/21/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  2/27/2019SenateAssigned to Public Health
  3/5/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/5/2019SenatePostponed - Public Health
  3/6/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/6/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  3/7/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  3/12/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
  3/12/2019SenateDo Pass Public Health; 007-001-000
  3/12/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 13, 2019
  3/13/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  3/13/2019SenateSecond Reading
  3/13/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 14, 2019
  3/14/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  3/22/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  3/26/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  3/27/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donald P. DeWitte
  3/27/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John F. Curran
  3/27/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin
  3/28/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/5/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/5/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/9/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Public Health
  4/9/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Public Health; 007-001-000
  4/11/2019SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/11/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Bush
  4/11/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/11/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 046-003-000
  4/11/2019HouseArrived in House
  4/11/2019HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  4/11/2019HouseFirst Reading
  4/11/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/30/2019HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  5/2/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  5/2/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/2/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Yehiel M. Kalish
  5/2/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/2/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  5/2/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Edly-Allen
  5/2/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  5/2/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  5/8/2019HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 016-000-000
  5/8/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/9/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  5/9/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  5/15/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  5/16/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/17/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  5/24/2019HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2019
  5/27/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 106-011-000
  5/27/2019SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/27/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/27/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  5/27/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  5/27/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  6/25/2019SenateSent to the Governor
  8/9/2019SenateGovernor Approved
  8/9/2019SenateEffective Date August 9, 2019
  8/9/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0356

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