IL HB5708 | 2013-2014 | 98th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Failed on December 3 2014 - 100% progression
Action: 2014-12-03 - Session Sine Die
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]


Amends the Cannabis Control Act. Provides that the knowing possession of not more than 30 grams of any substance containing cannabis is a petty offense charged by a Uniform Cannabis Ticket with a fine of $100 (rather than a Class C misdemeanor for 2.5 grams or less, a Class B misdemeanor for more than 2.5 grams to 10 grams, and a Class A misdemeanor for more than 10 grams to 30 grams). Provides that knowing possession of more than 30 grams but not more than 500 grams of any substance containing cannabis is a Class A misdemeanor for a first offense (rather than a Class 4 felony) and a Class 4 felony for a subsequent offense (rather than a Class 3 felony). Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Establishes procedures concerning the Uniform Cannabis Ticket.

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2014-12-03HouseSession Sine Die
2014-09-24HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
2014-05-31HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2014-05-06HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2014-05-05HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2014
2014-05-05HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 003-000-000
2014-04-11HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2014-04-09HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
2014-04-09HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2014-03-25HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2014-03-25HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Restorative Justice Committee; 005-002-000
2014-03-25HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Restorative Justice Committee; by Voice Vote
2014-03-24HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Restorative Justice Committee
2014-03-21HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
2014-03-20HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2014-03-20HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2014-03-03HouseAssigned to Restorative Justice Committee
2014-02-14HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2014-02-14HouseFirst Reading
2014-02-14HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy

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7255111-3.1New CodeSee Bill Text

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