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 Bill Status of SB2150  95th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. David Koehler - Mattie Hunter - Kimberly A. Lightford, Heather Steans and William Delgado

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 60/33from Ch. 111, par. 4400-33
225 ILCS 85/3from Ch. 111, par. 4123
225 ILCS 85/22from Ch. 111, par. 4142
410 ILCS 325/3from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 7403
410 ILCS 325/6from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 7406
410 ILCS 620/2.36from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 502.36

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Provides that any person licensed under the Act shall dispense drugs or medicine with a label indicating the name of the patient except in the practice of expedited partner therapy for the treatment of sexually transmissible diseases. Makes corresponding changes in the Pharmacy Practice Act and the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Amends the Illinois Sexually Transmissible Disease Control Act. Adds a definition of "health care professional" and "expedited partner therapy". Provides that the Department of Public Health shall establish and administer an expedited partner therapy program for the treatment of persons with sexually transmissible diseases, as determined by the Department, taking into account the recommendations of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and other nationally recognized medical authorities. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, a health care professional who makes a clinical diagnosis of chlamydia, gonorrhea, or other sexually transmissible diseases, as determined by the Department, may prescribe, dispense, furnish, or otherwise provide prescription antibiotic drugs to the infected person's sexual partner or partners for the treatment of the sexually transmissible disease without physical examination of the partner or partners, if in the judgment of the health care professional, the partner is unlikely or unable to present for comprehensive healthcare, including evaluation, testing, and treatment for sexually transmissible diseases. Provides that the health care professional shall provide counseling for the patient and written materials to be given by the patient to the partner or partners. Makes other changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2008SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. David Koehler
  2/14/2008SenateFirst Reading
  2/14/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  2/20/2008SenateAssigned to Public Health
  2/28/2008SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/28/2008SenatePostponed - Public Health
  2/28/2008SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/28/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather Steans
  3/6/2008SenatePostponed - Public Health
  3/6/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  3/12/2008SenateHeld in Public Health
  3/14/2008SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

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