IL SB2275 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-0)
Status: Failed on January 9 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-01-09 - Session Sine Die
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Creates the Marijuana Legalization Referendum Act. Requires the State Board of Elections to cause a statewide advisory public question to be submitted to the voters at the November 6, 2018 general election asking whether individuals support the legalization of possession and use of marijuana by persons who are at least 21 years of age, subject to regulation and taxation that is similar to the regulation and taxation of tobacco and alcohol. Provides that if a provision of the Act conflicts with any other law, the Act controls. Repeals the Act on January 1, 2019. Effective immediately.

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Roll Calls

2018-03-01 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 37 N: 13 NV: 9 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-01-09SenateSession Sine Die
2018-11-07HouseAssigned to Elections & Campaign Finance Committee
2018-05-18HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2018-04-09HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
2018-03-21HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
2018-03-01SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
2018-03-01HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-03-01HouseFirst Reading
2018-03-01HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
2018-03-01HouseArrived in House
2018-03-01SenateThird Reading - Passed; 037-013-001
2018-03-01SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
2018-03-01SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
2018-02-28SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
2018-02-22SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 27, 2018
2018-02-22SenateSecond Reading
2018-02-21SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 22, 2018
2018-02-21SenateDo Pass Executive; 011-004-000
2018-01-30SenatePostponed - Executive
2018-01-24SenateAssigned to Executive
2018-01-10SenateReferred to Assignments
2018-01-10SenateFirst Reading
2018-01-10SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Bill Cunningham

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Bill Comments