TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER u: MISCELLANEOUS PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
PART 946 COMPASSIONATE USE OF MEDICAL CANNABIS PATIENT REGISTRY
SECTION 946.50 NOTIFICATIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT


 

Section 946.50  Notifications to the Department

 

a)         The registered qualifying patient and designated caregiver shall notify the Department of any changes in application information within 10 days after the change occurs.  After a registry identification card is issued, information changes shall be made by notifying the Department. Forms for this purpose will also be available on the Department's website at http://www.idph.state.il.us/HealthWellness/MedicalCannabis/index.htm.

 

b)         Registered qualifying patients shall notify the Department:

 

1)         Of changes in the patient's name or address;

 

2)         If the patient ceases to have the debilitating medical condition. If the qualifying patient is deceased, the designated caregiver, if any, or a legal representative of the patient shall notify the Department;

 

3)         Of a change in the designated caregiver;

 

4)         Of a change in the selected dispensary organization;

 

5)         If the registry identification card is lost or stolen; and

 

6)         Upon conviction of any excluded offenses as specified in Section 25(b) of the Act and Section 946.10 of this Part.

 

c)         If a registered qualifying patient ceases to be a registered qualifying patient or changes his or her registered designated caregiver, the registered qualifying patient shall immediately notify the Department via telephone and the Department of Public Health shall promptly notify the designated caregiver. The registered designated caregiver's registry identification card shall immediately become void and all protections under the Act as to that qualifying patient shall expire 15 days after notification by the Department. (Section 75(c) of the Act)

 

d)         A cardholder who fails to make a notification to the Department of Public Health that is required by this Part is subject to a civil infraction, punishable by a penalty of no more than $150. (Section 75(d) of the Act)