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 Bill Status of HB5308  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  COMM COLLEGE/CANNABIS CONVICTN

House Sponsors
Rep. Cyril Nichols - Camille Y. Lilly

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2630/5.2
110 ILCS 805/3-17.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides for expungement of minor cannabis offenses (as that term is defined in the Act) after receipt of a certified copy of a diploma issued by an Illinois community college by a law enforcement agency that issued a citation relating to a minor cannabis offense from a person who was convicted of the minor cannabis offense. Amends the Public Community College Act. Provides that a currently enrolled student at a community college who has provided the community college with documentation evidencing that the person was convicted of a minor cannabis offense that has not been expunged shall receive from the community college the following, as needed by the student: (1) a housing stipend of up to $1,000 per month; (2) health insurance that includes mental health care; and (3) prepaid access to local transit systems for transportation to and from the community college. Provides that the Board of Higher Education shall develop an application process for an applicant to a community college or a currently enrolled student to request such assistance.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/28/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Cyril Nichols
  1/31/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly

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