IL HB0902 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 25 2019 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2019-04-10 - Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Creates the Cannabis Legalization Equity Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, except as otherwise provided in the Act, the following acts are lawful and shall not be a criminal or civil offense under State law or the law of any political subdivision of this State or be a basis for seizure or forfeiture of assets under State law for persons 21 years of age or older: (1) possessing, consuming, using, displaying, purchasing, or transporting cannabis accessories; (2) possessing, growing, processing, or transporting on one's own premises no more than 24 mature cannabis plants and possession of the cannabis produced by the plants on the premises where the plants were grown; (3) possessing outside one's premises no more than 224 grams of cannabis; and (4) assisting another person who is 21 years of age or older in any of the acts described in items (1) through (3). Provides that an excise tax is imposed at the rate of 10% of the sale price of the sale or transfer of cannabis from a cannabis cultivation facility to a retail cannabis store or cannabis product manufacturing facility. Provides that at least 51% of the licenses issued by the Department of Agriculture for cannabis cultivation facilities and at least 51% of the licenses issued by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for retail cannabis stores shall be in communities disproportionately harmed by the war on drugs. Amends various other Acts to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.

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2019-04-10HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
2019-03-29HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2019-03-29HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2019-03-19HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
2019-03-18HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2019-03-18HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Carol Ammons
2019-03-18HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
2019-03-12HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
2019-03-05HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
2019-01-28HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2019-01-28HouseFirst Reading
2019-01-25HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Carol Ammons

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