|Public Act 099-0654|
|HB5949 Enrolled||LRB099 15930 MLM 40247 b|
AN ACT concerning regulation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Pharmacy Practice Act is amended by changing
Section 16c as follows:
(225 ILCS 85/16c)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2017)
Medicine locking closure package.
(a) As used in this Section:
"Medicine locking closure package" means any alphanumeric
combination locking closure mechanism that can only be unlocked
with a user-generated, resettable alphanumeric code in
combination with an amber prescription container that forms a
package that allows only the person with a prescription access
to the medicine.
"Schedule II controlled substance" means a Schedule II
controlled substance under the United States Controlled
Substances Act and 21 CFR 1308.
(b) Subject to appropriation, effective January 1, 2016,
the Department shall by rule implement a pilot project
requiring that every new or refilled prescription for a
Schedule II controlled substance containing hydrocodone
dispensed by a pharmacy that voluntarily decides to participate