Bill Text: IL HB3161 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Engrossed


Bill Title: Amends the Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and Dependency Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to create and maintain a website to educate the public on heroin and prescription opioid abuse. Provides that at a minimum, the website shall include: (i) information on the warning signs of heroin and prescription opioid addiction; (ii) helpful hints for parents on how to discuss the dangers of heroin and prescription opioid addiction with their children; (iii) information on available treatment options and services; (iv) a listing of the toll-free number established by the Department to provide information and referral services for persons with questions concerning substance abuse and treatment; and (v) links to flyers and resources for download. Provides that the Department shall adopt any rules necessary to implement the new provisions.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-05-16 - Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 17, 2017 [HB3161 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB3161-Engrossed.html



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1 AN ACT concerning State government.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and
5Dependency Act is amended by adding Section 20-30 as follows:
6 (20 ILCS 301/20-30 new)
7 Sec. 20-30. Opioid prevention and abuse; public awareness
8website. The Department shall create and maintain a website to
9educate the public on heroin and prescription opioid abuse. At
10a minimum, the website shall include:
11 (1) information on the warning signs of heroin and
12 prescription opioid addiction;
13 (2) helpful hints for parents on how to discuss the
14 dangers of heroin and prescription opioid addiction with
15 their children;
16 (3) information on available treatment options and
17 services;
18 (4) a listing of the toll-free number established by
19 the Department to provide information and referral
20 services for persons with questions concerning substance
21 abuse and treatment; and
22 (5) links to flyers and resources for download.
23 The Department shall adopt any rules necessary to implement

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1the provisions of this Section.
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