Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Hypodermic Syringes and Needles Act. Provides that any supplier (rather than a pharmacist) may sell any amount of (rather than up to 100) sterile hypodermic syringes or needles to a person who is at least 18 years of age. Deletes a provision that a syringe or needle sold must be stored at a pharmacy and in a manner that limits access to the syringes or needles to pharmacists employed at the pharmacy and any persons designated by the pharmacists. Deletes provision that a syringe or needle sold at a pharmacy may be sold only from the pharmacy department of the pharmacy. Makes other conforming changes to the Act. Amends the Environmental Protection Act to make conforming changes.
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill. Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Defines "applicable facility" to include the principal place of business of any government official who is collecting for transport, storage, treatment, transfer, or disposal hypodermic, intravenous, or other medical needles, or hypodermic or intravenous syringes, by reason of his or her official duties. Amends the Hypodermic Syringes and Needles Act. Deletes the minimum age of 18 for the purchase of hypodermic syringes and needles.