IL SB1294 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-4)
Status: Failed on January 9 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-01-09 - Session Sine Die
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Creates the Industrial Hemp Act. Provides that any person desiring to grow, process, cultivate, harvest, process, possess, sell, or purchase industrial hemp or industrial hemp related products must be licensed by the Department of Agriculture. Provides that the application for a license shall include the name and address of the applicant and the legal description of the land area to be used to grow or process industrial hemp and that the license shall be valid for a period of 5 years. Preempts home rule powers. Amends the Illinois Noxious Weed Law. Provides that "noxious weed" does not include industrial hemp. Amends the Cannabis Control Act. Provides that "cannabis" does not include industrial hemp.

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Roll Calls

2017-05-04 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 55 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-01-09SenateSession Sine Die
2017-07-06HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2017-06-30HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) July 7, 2017
2017-05-31HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2017
2017-05-26HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
2017-05-24HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
2017-05-24HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2017-05-23HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2017-05-23HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 014-000-000
2017-05-19HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
2017-05-18HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
2017-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
2017-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles Meier
2017-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
2017-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
2017-05-15HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
2017-05-09HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-05-09HouseFirst Reading
2017-05-05HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
2017-05-05HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
2017-05-05HouseArrived in House
2017-05-04SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
2017-05-04SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
2017-05-04SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Hutchinson
2017-05-04SenateRecalled to Second Reading
2017-05-04SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
2017-05-04SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Agriculture; 008-000-000
2017-04-28SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
2017-04-26SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Agriculture
2017-04-25SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
2017-04-25SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
2017-04-25SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
2017-03-30SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 4, 2017
2017-03-30SenateSecond Reading
2017-03-16SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 28, 2017
2017-03-16SenateDo Pass as Amended Agriculture; 010-000-000
2017-03-16SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
2017-03-15SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Agriculture
2017-03-10SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
2017-03-10SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
2017-03-02SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
2017-03-02SenatePostponed - Agriculture
2017-03-01SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
2017-02-22SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
2017-02-16SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
2017-02-16SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
2017-02-15SenateAssigned to Agriculture
2017-02-09SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-02-09SenateFirst Reading
2017-02-09SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson

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