Comments: IL HB2409 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Cannabis Control Act, the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, and the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act. Provides that 12.5% of all moneys and the sale proceeds of all other property forfeited and seized under the Acts shall be distributed to the Office of the Public Defender of the county in which the prosecution resulting in the forfeiture was instituted, deposited in a special fund in the county treasury and appropriated to the Public Defender to be used for the expenses incurred in defending persons charged with violating laws governing cannabis and controlled substances. Decreases from 65% to 52.5% the amounts distributed to the metropolitan enforcement group, local, municipal, county, or state law enforcement agency or agencies which conducted or participated in the investigation resulting in the forfeiture.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-04-26 - Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate [HB2409 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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