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Full Text of HB4389  95th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2007 and 2008


Introduced , by Rep. Karen May


225 ILCS 85/22   from Ch. 111, par. 4142

    Amends the Pharmacy Practice Act. Requires prescription drug, medicine, or poison labels to show the expiration date of the drug, medicine, or poison, as provided by the manufacturer.

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1     AN ACT concerning regulation.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Pharmacy Practice Act is amended by changing
5 Section 22 as follows:
6     (225 ILCS 85/22)  (from Ch. 111, par. 4142)
7     (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2018)
8     Sec. 22. Except only in the case of a drug, medicine or
9 poison which is lawfully sold or dispensed, at retail, in the
10 original and unbroken package of the manufacturer, packer, or
11 distributor thereof, and which package bears the original label
12 thereon showing the name and address of the manufacturer,
13 packer, or distributor thereof, and the name of the drug,
14 medicine, or poison therein contained, and the directions for
15 its use, no person shall sell or dispense, at retail, any drug,
16 medicine, or poison, without affixing to the box, bottle,
17 vessel, or package containing the same, a label bearing the
18 name of the article distinctly shown, and the directions for
19 its use, with the name and address of the pharmacy wherein the
20 same is sold or dispensed. However, in the case of a drug,
21 medicine, or poison which is sold or dispensed pursuant to a
22 prescription of a physician licensed to practice medicine in
23 all of its branches, licensed dentist, licensed veterinarian,



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1 licensed podiatrist, or therapeutically or diagnostically
2 certified optometrist authorized by law to prescribe drugs or
3 medicines or poisons, the label affixed to the box, bottle,
4 vessel, or package containing the same shall show: (a) the name
5 and address of the pharmacy wherein the same is sold or
6 dispensed; (b) the name or initials of the person, authorized
7 to practice pharmacy under the provisions of this Act, selling
8 or dispensing the same, (c) the date on which such prescription
9 was filled; (d) the name of the patient; (e) the serial number
10 of such prescription as filed in the prescription files; (f)
11 the last name of the practitioner who prescribed such
12 prescriptions; (g) the directions for use thereof as contained
13 in such prescription; and (h) the proprietary name or names or
14 the established name or names of the drugs, the dosage, and
15 quantity, and (i) the expiration date of the drug, medicine, or
16 poison, as provided by the manufacturer, except as otherwise
17 authorized by regulation of the Department.
18 (Source: P.A. 95-689, eff. 10-29-07.)