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 Bill Status of SB2406  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  INDUSTRIAL HEMP ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
505 ILCS 100/2from Ch. 5, par. 952
720 ILCS 550/3from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 703


Synopsis As Introduced
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.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/3/2016SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  2/3/2016SenateFirst Reading
  2/3/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/16/2016SenateAssigned to Agriculture
  4/8/2016SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/22/2016SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 13, 2016
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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