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 Bill Status of HB3252  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 570/414
720 ILCS 646/115

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act and the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act. Provides that a person who, in good faith, seeks or obtains emergency medical assistance for someone experiencing an overdose or who is experiencing an overdose shall not be arrested, charged, or prosecuted for controlled substance manufacture, delivery, or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver or a possession violation of the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, a drug paraphernalia violation, a methamphetamine delivery or possession violation, a drug-induced homicide violation, or an aggravated battery violation based on unlawfully delivering a controlled substance to another person and any user experiences great bodily harm or permanent disability as a result of the injection, inhalation, or ingestion of any amount of the controlled substance. Provides that these violations must not serve as the sole basis of a violation of parole, mandatory supervised release, probation or conditional discharge, a Department of Children and Family Services investigation, or any seizure of property under any State law authorizing civil forfeiture so long as the evidence for the violation was acquired as a result of the person seeking or obtaining emergency medical assistance in the event of an overdose. Provides that the limited immunity as relates to methamphetamine only applies to possession of less than 3 grams. Provides that nothing in these provisions are intended to interfere with or prevent the investigation, arrest, or prosecution of any person for the delivery or distribution of cannabis, methamphetamine, or other controlled substances, drug-induced homicide, or any other crime if the evidence of the violation is not acquired as a result of the person seeking or obtaining emergency medical assistance in the event of an overdose. Deletes provisions that the limited immunity only applies to Class 4 felony possession of a controlled, counterfeit, or look-alike substance or a controlled substance analog.

 Fiscal Note (Dept. of Human Services)
 HB 3252 does not have a fiscal impact on the Department of Human Services. The bill may increase persons seeking substance use disorder services funded in part by IDHS.

DateChamber Action
  2/19/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2021HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/18/2021HouseMoved to Suspend Rule 21 Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/18/2021HouseSuspend Rule 21 - Prevailed 067-040-000
  3/19/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 012-007-000
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/15/2021HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Blaine Wilhour
  4/19/2021HouseFiscal Note Filed
  4/21/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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