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 Bill Status of HB6270  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  CANNABIS LEGAL TASK FORCE

House Sponsors
Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy - Christian L. Mitchell - Michael J. Zalewski - Kenneth Dunkin - Barbara Flynn Currie

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Cannabis Legalization Task Force Act. Creates the Cannabis Legalization Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall: (1) research all relevant factors related to cannabis legalization including but not limited to: economic, governmental, medical, legal, regulatory, enforcement, licensing, taxation, and other relevant factors; (2) develop legislation for the legalization of recreational cannabis for adults over the age of 21 in this State that will promote the health, safety, and well-being of the citizens of Illinois; create a balanced regulatory framework by proposing efficient and effective regulation that is clear and reasonable and not unduly burdensome and is responsive to consumer needs; create a balanced and fair taxing system needed for the licensing of entities to sell cannabis and the licensing of entities to grow cannabis; report to the General Assembly its findings and recommendations for drafting legislation on or before December 20, 2015; and (3) draft legislation based on the findings and recommendations to be presented to the General Assembly on or before December 31, 2015. Repeals the Act on January 1, 2016.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  5/21/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/21/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  5/21/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  5/21/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  5/21/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/21/2014HouseFirst Reading
  5/21/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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