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 Bill Status of HB4299  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  CANNABIS-PENALTIES

House Sponsors
Rep. Christian L. Mitchell - Rita Mayfield - Derrick Smith - William Davis, Emanuel Chris Welch, Daniel J. Burke and Linda Chapa LaVia

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 550/4from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 704
720 ILCS 550/5from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 705
720 ILCS 550/8from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 708


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Cannabis Control Act. Provides that the knowing possession of not more than 10 grams of any substance containing cannabis is a petty offense with a fine not exceeding $100 (rather than a Class C or B misdemeanor). Provides that the knowing possession of more than 10 grams but not more than 30 grams of any substance containing cannabis is a petty offense with a fine not exceeding $100 for a first offense (rather than a Class A misdemeanor) and a Class A misdemeanor for a subsequent offense (rather than a Class 4 felony). Provides that the knowing possession of more than 30 grams but not more than 500 grams of any substance containing cannabis is a Class A misdemeanor (rather than a Class 4 felony). Provides that the knowing manufacture, delivery, or possession with intent to deliver, or manufacture of not more than 10 grams of any substance containing cannabis is a petty offense with a fine not to exceed $100 (rather than a Class B or A misdemeanor). Provides that the knowing manufacture, delivery, or possession with intent to deliver, or manufacture of more than 10 grams but nor more than 30 grams of any substance containing cannabis is a Class A misdemeanor (rather than a Class 4 felony). Provides that the production or possession of not more than 5 cannabis sativa plants is a petty offense with a fine not exceeding $100 (rather than a Class A misdemeanor). Provides that the production or possession of more than 5 but not more than 20 cannabis sativa plants is a Class A misdemeanor (rather than a Class 4 felony).

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/24/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  1/24/2014HouseFirst Reading
  1/24/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/30/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/4/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Derrick Smith
  2/28/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/13/2014HouseAssigned to Restorative Justice Committee
  3/25/2014HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Restorative Justice Committee; 006-000-000
  3/25/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/25/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/25/2014HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. William Davis
  3/25/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  3/25/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/9/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2014HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/11/2014HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/5/2014HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  5/5/2014HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2014
  5/6/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/31/2014HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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