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 Bill Status of SB1548  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAL CANNABIS PROGRAM

Senate Sponsors
Sen. William R. Haine

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
720 ILCS 550/11 rep.
720 ILCS 550/15 rep.


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall issue a registry identification card to a qualified patient with a debilitating medical condition that allows the patient to possess no more than 2 ounces of dried usable cannabis and 6 cannabis plants, no more than 3 of which can be mature cannabis plants. Provides for the registration by the Department of Public Health of medical cannabis organizations to dispense cannabis to qualified patients and caregivers. Contains provisions regarding: prohibitions and penalties; discrimination; addition of debilitating conditions or treatments; determinations; notifications; registration of compassion centers and safety compliance facilities; confidentiality; verification; reports; rules; educational materials; enforcement; and other matters. Provides that the Act is repealed 3 years after its effective date. Amends the Cannabis Control Act to repeal provisions relating to research with cannabis. Contains a severability provision.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
New Act
720 ILCS 550/11 rep.
720 ILCS 550/15 rep.
Adds reference to:
720 ILCS 550/2from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 702

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Cannabis Control Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2011SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. William R. Haine
  2/9/2011SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/23/2011SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/1/2011SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/10/2011SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/14/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. William R. Haine
  3/14/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/15/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  3/15/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/15/2011SenateDo Pass as Amended Judiciary; 006-004-000
  3/15/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 16, 2011
  7/23/2011SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

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