IL HB0274 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-0)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-06-29 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Pharmacy Practice Act. Provides that "practice of pharmacy" includes the prescribing and dispensing of hormonal contraceptive patches and self-administered oral hormonal contraceptives. Defines "hormonal contraceptive patch" as a transdermal patch applied to the skin of a patient, by the patient or by a practitioner, that releases a drug composed of a combination of hormones that is approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration to prevent pregnancy and "self-administered oral hormonal contraceptive" as a drug composed of a combination of hormones that is approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration to prevent pregnancy and that the patient to whom the drug is prescribed may take orally. Allows pharmacists to prescribe and dispense contraceptives to a person over 18 years of age and a person under 18 years of age only if the person has evidence of a previous prescription from a primary care or a women's health care practitioner. Requires the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to adopt rules to establish standard procedures for pharmacists to prescribe contraceptives. Provides requirements for the rules to be adopted by the Department. Provides that all State and federal laws governing insurance coverage of contraceptive drugs and products shall apply to the provisions.

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2017-06-29HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
2017-04-28HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2017-03-31HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) April 28, 2017
2017-03-10HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
2017-03-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
2017-02-17HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
2017-02-17HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
2017-02-16HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
2017-02-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
2017-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
2017-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
2017-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
2017-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
2017-01-25HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
2017-01-11HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-01-11HouseFirst Reading
2016-12-29HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Michelle Mussman

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
2258519.7New CodeSee Bill Text
225853Amended CodeCitation Text

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