CANNABIS & CONT SUB-INTERNET
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Cannabis Control Act. Creates the offense of illegal
transmission of cannabis information by the Internet. Provides that
it is a Class A misdemeanor to transmit information about cannabis by
the Internet knowing that the information will be used in furtherance
of illegal activity. Amends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act.
Creates the offense of illegal transmission of controlled substance
information by the Internet. Provides that it is a Class A
misdemeanor to transmit information by the Internet about a controlled
substance knowing that the information will be used in furtherance of
illegal activity. Exempts a library that provides Internet access and
is unaware of the transmission made by the library patron who uses a
library computer to access the Internet.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that the offenses consist of transmitting information by
the Internet about cannabis or a controlled substance to a specific
individual with the intent that the information will be used by that
individual in furtherance of illegal activity (rather than knowing
transmission of that information to any person).
CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)
Fiscal impact and impact on the corrections population would
be minimal from HB 5649.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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