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 Bill Status of HB0030  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAL CANNABIS

House Sponsors
Rep. Lou Lang - Angelo Saviano - Ann Williams - Robyn Gabel - Kenneth Dunkin, Sara Feigenholtz, Kelly M. Cassidy and Greg Harris

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
720 ILCS 550/8from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 708
720 ILCS 550/11 rep.
720 ILCS 550/15 rep.


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act. Provides that when a person has been diagnosed by a physician as having a debilitating medical condition, the person and the person's primary caregiver may be issued a registry identification card by the Department of Public Health that permits the person or the person's primary caregiver to legally possess no more than 6 cannabis plants and 2 ounces of dried usable cannabis. Amends the Cannabis Control Act to make conforming changes, including that any registered qualifying patient or registered primary caregiver who distributes cannabis to someone who is not allowed to use cannabis is subject to a penalty enhancement of not more than 2 years in prison or a fine of not more than $2,000, or both, for abuse of the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act. Provides that the Act is repealed 3 years after its effective date. Repeals the research provisions of the Cannabis Control Act. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall develop and disseminate educational information about the health risks associated with the abuse of cannabis and prescription medications. Provides that the Department shall promulgate rules governing the manner in which it shall consider applications for and renewals of registration certificates for medical cannabis organizations. Provides that the provisions of the Act are severable. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
New Act
625 ILCS 5/11-501from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-501
625 ILCS 5/11-501.9 new
720 ILCS 550/4from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 704
720 ILCS 550/5from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 705
720 ILCS 550/8from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 708
720 ILCS 550/9from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 709
720 ILCS 550/16.1from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 716.1
720 ILCS 550/11 rep.
720 ILCS 550/15 rep.

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act. Provides that when a person has been diagnosed by a physician as having a debilitating medical condition, the person and the person's primary caregiver may be issued a registry identification card by the Department of Public Health that permits the person or the person's primary caregiver to legally possess no more 2.5 ounces of usable cannabis during a 14-day period. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Prohibits a qualified patient from operating a motor vehicle unless 12 hours have passed since the patient last consumed medical cannabis. Amends the Cannabis Control Act to make conforming changes. Provides that the provisions of the Act are severable. Provides that the Act is repealed 3 years after its effective date. Repeals the research provisions of the Cannabis Control Act. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Adds reference to:
10 ILCS 5/9-45 new
35 ILCS 105/3-10
35 ILCS 110/3-10from Ch. 120, par. 439.33-10
35 ILCS 115/3-10from Ch. 120, par. 439.103-10
35 ILCS 120/2-10

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill as amended but: (1) adds to the list of debilitating conditions for which a person may be a qualifying patient and eligible to possess medical cannabis; (2) establishes various conditions relating to employer actions in regards to an employee who is a qualifying patient and who is deemed by the employer to be impaired because of the use of cannabis; (3) amends the Election Code to make it unlawful for any nonprofit medical cannabis organization, or any political action committee created by any nonprofit medical cannabis organization to make a campaign contribution to any political committee established to promote the candidacy of a candidate or public official and to make it unlawful for any candidate, political committee, or other person to knowingly accept or receive any such contribution and to make it unlawful for any officer or agent of a nonprofit medical cannabis organization to consent to any contribution or expenditure by the nonprofit medical cannabis organization; and (4) amends the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act, the Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Service Use Tax Act to provide that "prescription and nonprescription medicines and drugs" includes medical cannabis purchased from a registered nonprofit medical cannabis organization under the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act. Effective immediately.

 Judicial Note, House Floor Amendment No. 2 (Admin Office of the Illinois Courts)
 Would neither increase nor decrease the number of judges needed in the state.

 State Debt Impact Note, House Floor Amendment No. 2 (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 HB 30, as amended by House Amendment 2, would not change the amount of authorization for any type of State-issued or State-supported bond, and, therefore, would not affect the level of State indebtedness.

 Pension Note, House Floor Amendment No. 2 (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 HB 30 (H-AM 2) will not impact any public pension fund or retirement system in Illinois.

 Correctional Note, House Floor Amendment No. 2 (Dept of Corrections)
 This legislation has minimal fiscal and population impact on the Department of Corrections.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill as amended but: (1) changes the application fee to a $5,000 non-refundable application fee and a $20,000 certificate fee for those applicants selected by the Department of Public health to receive a nonprofit medical cannabis organization registration certificate; provides that such fees may be adjusted subject to the discretion of the Department in order to adequately fund the implementation and enforcement of the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act; (2) provides that the Act shall not be construed to authorize the possession of more than 2.5 ounces of cannabis at any time without authority from the Department of Public Health; (3) deletes provision that the Department of Public Health shall give reasonable notice of an inspection of a registered nonprofit medical cannabis organization or testing of cannabis; and (4) makes other technical and grammatical changes. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 4
Excludes from the definition of "qualifying patient" active public safety personnel. Defines "active public safety personnel".

 Land Conveyance Appraisal Note, House Floor Amendment No. 5 (Dept. of Transportation)
 No land conveyances are included in HB 30 as amended by HA5; therefore, there are no appraisals to be filed.

 Judicial Note, House Floor Amendment No. 5 (Admin Office of the Illinois Courts)
 Would neither increase nor decrease the number of judges needed in the State.

 Pension Note, House Floor Amendment No. 5 (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 HB 30, as amended by HA 5, will not impact any public pension fund or retirement system in Illinois.

 State Debt Impact Note, House Floor Amendment No. 5 (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 HB 30, as amended by HA 5, would not change the amount of authorization for any type of State-issued or State-supported bond, and therefore, would not affect the level of State indebtedness.

 Fiscal Note, House Floor Amendment No. 5 (Dept. of Public Health)
 Total estimated costs for full year implementation (First year): $1,349,437.

 Housing Affordability Impact Note, House Floor Amendment No. 5 (Housing Development Authority)
 This bill will have no effect on the cost of constructing, purchasing, owning, or selling a single-family residence.

 Balanced Budget Note, House Floor Amendment No. 5 (Office of Management and Budget)
 This bill does not have any fiscal impact to the State.

 Home Rule Note, House Floor Amendment No. 5 (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 HB 30 (H-AM 5) does pre-empt home rule authority.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note, House Floor Amendment No. 5 (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 HB 30 (H-AM 5) does not create a State mandate

 Correctional Note, House Floor Amendment No. 5 (Dept of Corrections)
 This legislation would have no fiscal or population impact on the Department of Corrections.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  12/28/2010HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  1/12/2011HouseFirst Reading
  1/12/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/20/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelo Saviano
  1/21/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann Williams
  2/8/2011HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/8/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  3/8/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/8/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  3/9/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/9/2011HouseDo Pass as Amended / Standard Debate Human Services Committee; 006-005-000
  3/9/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Standard Debate
  4/12/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  4/12/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/12/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/13/2011HouseSecond Reading - Standard Debate
  4/13/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/13/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  4/14/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Judicial Note Filed as Amended
  4/14/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 State Debt Impact Note Filed as Amended
  4/14/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Pension Note Filed as Amended
  4/15/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Correctional Note Filed as Amended
  4/15/2011HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 6, 2011
  4/22/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  4/22/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/27/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/27/2011HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Standard Debate
  4/27/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/27/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  5/3/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  5/3/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  5/3/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/4/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  5/4/2011HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Standard Debate
  5/4/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Adopted
  5/4/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  5/5/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  5/5/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  5/5/2011HouseThird Reading - Consideration Postponed
  5/5/2011HousePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed
  5/6/2011HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 20, 2011
  5/18/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/20/2011HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 27, 2011
  5/27/2011HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2011
  5/31/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/24/2012HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  1/25/2012HouseThird Reading - Consideration Postponed
  1/25/2012HousePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed
  3/30/2012HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/16/2012HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2012
  4/16/2012HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  4/16/2012HousePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed
  5/31/2012HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  8/14/2012HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  8/14/2012HousePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed
  8/17/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  8/17/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Referred to Rules Committee
  8/17/2012HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Standard Debate
  8/17/2012HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Standard Debate
  8/17/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  8/17/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. David Reis
  8/17/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 State Mandates Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. David Reis
  8/17/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Balanced Budget Note Requested as Amended by Rep. David Reis
  8/17/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Correctional Note Requested as Amended by Rep. David Reis
  8/17/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Home Rule Note Requested as Amended by Rep. David Reis
  8/17/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Housing Affordability Impact Note Requested as Amended by Rep. David Reis
  8/17/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Judicial Note Requested as Amended by Rep. David Reis
  8/17/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Land Conveyance Appraisal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. David Reis
  8/17/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Pension Note Requested as Amended by Rep. David Reis
  8/17/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 State Debt Impact Note Requested as Amended by Rep. David Reis
  8/28/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Land Conveyance Appraisal Note Filed as Amended
  8/29/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Judicial Note Filed as Amended
  8/29/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Pension Note Filed as Amended
  8/29/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 State Debt Impact Note Filed as Amended
  9/4/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  9/4/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Housing Affordability Impact Note Filed as Amended
  9/5/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Balanced Budget Note Filed as Amended
  9/13/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Home Rule Note Filed as Amended
  9/13/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 State Mandates Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  9/17/2012HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  9/17/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Correctional Note Filed as Amended
  9/17/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Rule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  11/26/2012HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 004-001-000
  11/26/2012HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Standard Debate
  11/26/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-001-000
  11/26/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  11/26/2012HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) January 8, 2013
  1/8/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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