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 Bill Status of SB2228  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  CANNABIS-PENALTIES

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Heather A. Steans - Michael Noland - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Jason A. Barickman - Toi W. Hutchinson, Don Harmon, Pamela J. Althoff, Karen McConnaughay, Linda Holmes, Napoleon Harris, III, Emil Jones, III, Patricia Van Pelt, Donne E. Trotter and Iris Y. Martinez

House Sponsors
(Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy - Barbara Flynn Currie - Carol Ammons - Sonya M. Harper, Michael J. Zalewski, Ed Sullivan, Christian L. Mitchell, Jehan Gordon-Booth and Will Guzzardi)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/29/2016SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0697

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2630/5.2
410 ILCS 130/65
620 ILCS 5/43dfrom Ch. 15 1/2, par. 22.43d
620 ILCS 5/43efrom Ch. 15 1/2, par. 22.43e
625 ILCS 5/2-118from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 2-118
625 ILCS 5/2-118.1from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 2-118.1
625 ILCS 5/6-106.1a
625 ILCS 5/6-208.1from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-208.1
625 ILCS 5/6-514from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-514
625 ILCS 5/6-517from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-517
625 ILCS 5/11-401from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-401
625 ILCS 5/11-500from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-500
625 ILCS 5/11-500.1
625 ILCS 5/11-501from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-501
625 ILCS 5/11-501.1
625 ILCS 5/11-501.2from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-501.2
625 ILCS 5/11-501.4from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-501.4
625 ILCS 5/11-501.4-1
625 ILCS 5/11-501.6from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-501.6
625 ILCS 5/11-501.8
625 ILCS 5/11-507
625 ILCS 40/5-7
625 ILCS 40/5-7.1
625 ILCS 40/5-7.2
625 ILCS 40/5-7.4
625 ILCS 40/5-7.6
625 ILCS 45/5-16
625 ILCS 45/5-16afrom Ch. 95 1/2, par. 315-11a
625 ILCS 45/5-16a.1
625 ILCS 45/5-16c
705 ILCS 405/5-125
720 ILCS 550/4from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 704
720 ILCS 550/5.3 new
720 ILCS 550/17.5 new
720 ILCS 600/3.5
725 ILCS 5/115-15
725 ILCS 5/115-23 new
730 ILCS 5/5-9-1.9


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Cannabis Control Act. Provides that the possession of 10 grams or less of cannabis is a civil law violation punishable by a minimum fine of $100 and a maximum fine of $200. Creates the offense of unlawful use of cannabis-based product manufacturing equipment. Provides that a violation is a Class 2 felony. Provides that the provisions of any ordinance enacted by any municipality or unit of local government which imposes a fine upon cannabis other than as defined in the Cannabis Control Act are not invalidated or affected by this Act. Amends the Drug Paraphernalia Control Act. Provides that if a person is convicted of 10 grams or less of cannabis, the penalty for possession of any drug paraphernalia seized during the arrest for that offense shall be a civil law violation punishable by a minimum fine of $100 and a maximum fine of $200. Provides for distribution of these fines. Amends Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a person shall not drive or be in actual physical control of any vehicle, snowmobile, or watercraft within this State when the person has, within 2 hours thereof, a tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) concentration in the person's whole blood or other bodily substance of 5 nanograms or more of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol per milliliter of whole blood or 10 nanograms or more of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol per milliliter of other bodily substance from the unlawful consumption of cannabis (rather than a cannabis THC concentration in any amount). Amends various other Acts to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2016SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  1/13/2016SenateFirst Reading
  1/13/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/22/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  1/27/2016SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  2/18/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/26/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jason A. Barickman
  3/2/2016SenatePostponed - Criminal Law
  3/3/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/8/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  3/9/2016SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 009-003-000
  3/9/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 10, 2016
  3/9/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  3/9/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay
  3/10/2016SenateSecond Reading
  3/10/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 16, 2016
  3/10/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/23/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  4/6/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  4/11/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  4/19/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  4/19/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  4/19/2016SenateThird Reading - Passed; 040-014-000
  4/20/2016HouseArrived in House
  4/20/2016HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/20/2016HouseFirst Reading
  4/20/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/26/2016HouseAssigned to Restorative Justice Committee
  5/4/2016HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Restorative Justice Committee; 008-002-000
  5/5/2016HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/5/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Ron Sandack
  5/5/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/6/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  5/6/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/6/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan
  5/10/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Ron Sandack
  5/10/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/10/2016HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Sandack
  5/10/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  5/10/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  5/11/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  5/11/2016HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Ron Sandack
  5/17/2016HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/17/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2016HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 064-050-000
  5/18/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  5/18/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  5/18/2016HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  5/18/2016HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/18/2016HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Carol Ammons
  5/18/2016HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/18/2016HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  5/18/2016SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/16/2016SenateSent to the Governor
  7/29/2016SenateGovernor Approved
  7/29/2016SenateEffective Date July 29, 2016
  7/29/2016SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0697

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