Bill Status of HB6270 98th General Assembly
Short Description: CANNABIS LEGAL TASK FORCE
Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy - Christian L. Mitchell - Michael J. Zalewski - Kenneth Dunkin - Barbara Flynn Currie
| 12/3/2014||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Cannabis Legalization Task Force Act. Creates the Cannabis Legalization Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall: (1) research all relevant factors related to cannabis legalization including but not limited to: economic, governmental, medical, legal, regulatory, enforcement, licensing, taxation, and other relevant factors; (2) develop legislation for the legalization of recreational cannabis for adults over the age of 21 in this State that will promote the health, safety, and well-being of the citizens of Illinois; create a balanced regulatory framework by proposing efficient and effective regulation that is clear and reasonable and not unduly burdensome and is responsive to consumer needs; create a balanced and fair taxing system needed for the licensing of entities to sell cannabis and the licensing of entities to grow cannabis; report to the General Assembly its findings and recommendations for drafting legislation on or before December 20, 2015; and (3) draft legislation based on the findings and recommendations to be presented to the General Assembly on or before December 31, 2015. Repeals the Act on January 1, 2016.