Bill Text: IL HB3840 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly | Engrossed


Bill Title: Amends the University of Illinois Hospital Act and the Hospital Licensing Act. Requires a hospital organized or licensed under those Acts to provide a patient who is treated for opioid overdose at the hospital with one dose of or one prescription for an opioid antagonist upon discharge from the hospital, free of charge.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-1)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-12-15 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments [HB3840 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2019-HB3840-Engrossed.html



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1 AN ACT concerning regulation.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The University of Illinois Hospital Act is
5amended by adding Section 8b as follows:
6 (110 ILCS 330/8b new)
7 Sec. 8b. Opioid antagonist dose. The University of Illinois
8Hospital shall provide a patient who is treated for opioid
9overdose at the University of Illinois Hospital with one dose
10of or one prescription for an opioid antagonist upon discharge
11from the University of Illinois Hospital, free of charge.
12 Section 10. The Hospital Licensing Act is amended by adding
13Section 6.14h as follows:
14 (210 ILCS 85/6.14h new)
15 Sec. 6.14h. Opioid antagonist dose. A hospital licensed
16under this Act shall provide a patient who is treated for
17opioid overdose at the hospital with one dose of or one
18prescription for an opioid antagonist upon discharge from the
19hospital, free of charge.
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