103RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2023 and 2024
Introduced 5/19/2023, by Rep. Cyril Nichols - Dave Vella - La Shawn K. Ford - Maurice A. West, II - Carol Ammons
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Industrial Hemp Act. Sets forth provisions concerning hemp
extract for human consumption. Provides that hemp extract distributed or
sold in violation of the provisions shall be considered adulterated or
misbranded. Provides that each establishment distributing products
consisting of or containing hemp extract intended for human consumption
must be permitted as a hemp food establishment by the Department of
Agriculture. Provides that hemp or hemp extract intended for ingestion
must be manufactured by an approved source. Provides that hemp or hemp
extract intended for inhalation must be manufactured by a source permitted
to manufacture hemp or hemp extract intended for inhalation. Provides that
hemp extract intended for human consumption may not be manufactured,
processed, packaged, held, prepared, or sold under specified provisions.
Provides that hemp extract intended for human consumption shall not
contain a total delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration that exceeds
0.3%. Provides that products intended for human consumption shall be
considered adulterated if contaminants are detected at levels greater than
the limits listed in the provisions. Sets forth limits concerning
contaminants prohibited in hemp cultivation or processing; residual
solvent limits for ingestion or inhalation; metals limits; biological
limits for ingestion or inhalation; mycotoxin limits; total combined yeast
and mold limit; and cannabinoid limits. Sets forth provisions concerning
hemp extracts labeling, disposal, and age limits. Provides that hemp or
hemp extract products that do not meet the requirements of the provisions
may not be sold in the State. Provides that violations of the provisions
shall result in the imposition of stop-sale or stop-use orders, an
administrative fine of up to $5,000 per violation, permit suspension,
permit revocation, or any combination of those penalties. Provides that
the sale of hemp extract intended for inhalation to persons under the age
of 21 shall result in an administrative fine of $5,000 per occurrence.
Defines terms. Makes other changes.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning agriculture.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Industrial Hemp Act is amended by adding
Section 30 as follows:
(505 ILCS 89/30 new)
Hemp extract for human consumption.
(a) Definitions. As used in this Section:
"Approved source" means an establishment manufacturing
products consisting of or containing hemp extract intended for
ingestion that meets local, State, or federal regulatory food
safety or health standards from the jurisdiction of origin.
"Batch" or "lot" means the hemp extract produced during a
period of time under similar conditions and identified by a
specific code that allows traceability.
"Expiration date" means the month and year as determined
by the manufacturer, packer, or distributor on the basis of
tests or other information showing that the product, until
that date, under the conditions of handling, storage,
preparation, and use per label directions will, when consumed,
contain not less than the quantity of each ingredient as set
forth on its label.
"Hemp" means the plant Cannabis sativa L. and any part of