TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1291 CANNABIS REGULATION AND TAX ACT
SECTION 1291.400 CONDITIONAL LICENSE LOTTERY UNDER SECTION 15-35.20(C) OF THE ACT


 

Section 1291.400† Conditional License Lottery under Section 15-35.20(c) of the Act

 

a)†††††††† The Department may distribute no more than 55 conditional licenses by lot pursuant to the requirements of Section 15-35.20(c) of the Act and this Part.

 

b)†††††††† The requirements contained in Sections 1291.400 through 1291.440 shall only apply to the 55 conditional licenses issued pursuant to Section 15-35.20(c) of the Act.

 

c)†††††††† All licenses issued pursuant to this Section shall be drawn by lot on the same day to the extent possible.

 

d)†††††††† Prior to conducting any lottery pursuant to this Section, the Department shall publish on its website a list of all applicants eligible to participate in the lottery.

 

e)†††††††† After the Department publishes the list of applicants eligible to participate in the lottery, all applicants shall have 5 business days to contest the Departmentís list of applicants eligible to participate in the lottery.† Any contestation must be filed on the form published on the Department's website and submitted in the manner included on that form.

 

f)†††††††† The Department will revise and republish its list of applicants eligible to participate in the lottery if it concludes that any applicants were improperly included or excluded. The republished list of applicants is not subject to contestation under subsection (e). The Department is not required to provide any additional opportunities to contest the list of applicants eligible to participate in the lottery beyond the initial contest period described in subsection (e).

 

g)†††††††† The Department may conduct a lottery at any time after the 5-business day period to contest the list of lottery participants has concluded.

 

h)†††††††† The publishing of the list of applicants to participate in the lottery, and any revised list, is not a final agency decision.† Any opportunity to contest the list shall not be considered a rehearing or an action for administrative review.

 

i)††††††††† The Department will publish the certified results of the lottery.†

 

(Source:† Added at 46 Ill. Reg. 20783, effective December 13, 2022)