Illinois Compiled Statutes 740 ILCS 120 Parental Right of Recovery Act. Section 2

    (740 ILCS 120/2) (from Ch. 70, par. 602)

    Sec. 2. For the purpose of this Act, unless the context clearly requires otherwise:

    (1) "Illegal drug" means (i) any substance as defined and included in the Schedules of Article II of the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, (ii) any cannabis as defined in Section 3 of the Cannabis Control Act, or (iii) any drug as defined in paragraph (b) of Section 3 of the Pharmacy Practice Act which is obtained without a prescription or otherwise in violation of the law.

    (2) "Minor" means a person who has not attained age 18.

    (3) "Legal guardian" means a person appointed guardian, or given custody, of a minor by a circuit court of this State, but does not include a person appointed guardian, or given custody, of a minor under the Juvenile Court Act or the Juvenile Court Act of 1987.

    (4) "Parent" means any natural or adoptive parent of a minor.

    (5) "Person" means any natural person, corporation, association, partnership or other organization.

    (6) "Prescription" means any order for drugs, written or verbal, by a physician, dentist, veterinarian or other person authorized to prescribe drugs within the limits of his license, containing the following: (1) Name of the patient; (2) date when prescription was given; (3) name and strength of drug prescribed; (4) quantity, directions for use, prescriber's name, address and signature, and the United States Drug Enforcement Agency number where required, for controlled substances.

    (7) "Sale or transfer" means the actual or constructive transfer of possession of an illegal drug, with or without consideration, whether directly or through an agent.

(Source: P.A. 95-689, eff. 10-29-07.)

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