Comments: IL SB2011 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Provides that a registered pharmacist filling a prescription for an opioid substance listed in Schedule II may dispense the prescribed substance in a lesser quantity than the recommended full quantity indicated on the prescription if requested by the patient provided that the prescription complies with the requirements of the Act. Provides that the remaining quantity in excess of the quantity requested by the patient shall be void. Provides that if the dispensed quantity is less than the recommended full quantity, the pharmacist or his or her designee shall, within a reasonable time following a reduction in quantity but not more than 7 days, notify the prescribing practitioner of the quantity actually dispensed. Provides that nothing in this provision shall be interpreted to conflict with or supersede any other requirement established in the Act for a prescription of an opiate substance or any requirements or conditions for drug substitutions established in the Act. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 2-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-04-26 - Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 27, 2017 [SB2011 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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