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Public Act 099-0223





Public Act 099-0223
SB1827 EnrolledLRB099 06998 HAF 27080 b

    AN ACT concerning regulation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Practice Act
of 2004 is amended by adding Section 19.2 as follows:
    (225 ILCS 115/19.2 new)
    Sec. 19.2. Patient requests for prescriptions.
Veterinarians shall honor a client's request for a prescription
in lieu of dispensing a drug when a veterinarian-client-patient
relationship exists and the veterinarian has determined that
the drug is medically necessary.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 7/31/2015