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Public Act 098-0844





Public Act 098-0844
SB3149 EnrolledLRB098 17478 MGM 52584 b

    AN ACT concerning public health.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Public
Self-Care of Diabetes Act.
    Section 5. Purpose. The General Assembly finds that insulin
injection is necessary for diabetics and their continued health
and longevity. The General Assembly finds that forcing
diabetics to administer their personal insulin injections out
of public view is unnecessarily restrictive.
    Section 10. Public self-care of diabetes location. A person
with diabetes, or parent or legal guardian of a person with
diabetes, may self-administer insulin or administer insulin
for his or her child in any location, public or private, where
the person, or the person's parent or legal guardian, is
authorized to be, irrespective of whether the injection site is
uncovered during or incidental to the administration of
    Section 15. Illegal drugs. Nothing in this Act shall be
construed to authorize the use of any illegal drug.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/1/2014