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 Bill Status of HB5085  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  AGRICULTURE-TECH

House Sponsors
Rep. David R. Leitch - Jehan A. Gordon-Booth - Kenneth Dunkin - Raymond Poe - Rich Brauer, Tom Demmer and David Harris

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Darin M. LaHood - Wm. Sam McCann - David Koehler - Melinda Bush)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/26/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-1072

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
505 ILCS 5/1from Ch. 5, par. 1001


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Agricultural Areas Conservation and Protection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
505 ILCS 5/1
Adds reference to:
720 ILCS 550/3from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 703
720 ILCS 550/15from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 715

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Cannabis Control Act. Defines industrial hemp. Provides that the Department of Agriculture and any institution of higher learning authorized by the Department of Agriculture may grow and cultivate industrial hemp for agricultural research. Provides that the Department of Agriculture may adopt rules to implement these provisions. Provides that upon receipt of a request from an institution of higher learning for permission to grow or cultivate industrial hemp for research purposes, the Department of Agriculture shall use emergency rule making powers to authorize and regulate the institution's growth and cultivation of industrial hemp.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
720 ILCS 550/3
720 ILCS 550/15
Adds reference to:
720 ILCS 550/8from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 708
720 ILCS 550/15.2 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Cannabis Control Act. Provides that an institution of higher education or the Department of Agriculture may grow or cultivate industrial hemp if (1) the industrial hemp is grown or cultivated for purposes of research conducted under an agricultural pilot program or other agricultural or academic research, (2) the pilot program studies the growth, cultivation, or marketing of industrial hemp, and (3) any site used for the growing or cultivating of industrial hemp is certified by, and registered with, the Department of Agriculture. Provides that if an institution of higher education decides to conduct research, then, prior to conducting the research, the institution of higher education shall notify the Department of Agriculture and any local law enforcement agency in writing. Provides that the institution of higher education shall provide quarterly reports and an annual report to the Department of Agriculture on the research and the research program shall be subject to random inspection by the Department of Agriculture, the Department of State Police, or local law enforcement agencies. Provides that the Department of Agriculture may adopt rules to implement these provisions. Provides that upon receipt of a request from an institution of higher education for permission to grow or cultivate industrial hemp for research purposes, the Department of Agriculture may use emergency rule making powers to authorize and regulate the institution's growth and cultivation of industrial hemp. Defines "institution of higher education" and "industrial hemp".

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/6/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jim Durkin
  2/7/2014HouseFirst Reading
  2/7/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/19/2014HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/26/2014HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Executive Committee; 009-000-000
  3/26/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2014HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. David R. Leitch
  3/26/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. David R. Leitch
  3/26/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/31/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  4/1/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted - Lost Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 005-010-000
  4/3/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/3/2014HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/8/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. David R. Leitch
  4/8/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/9/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  4/10/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 010-004-000
  4/10/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon-Booth
  4/10/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  4/10/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Raymond Poe
  4/10/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rich Brauer
  4/10/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Demmer
  4/10/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
  4/10/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/10/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 070-028-000
  4/11/2014SenateArrive in Senate
  4/11/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/11/2014SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Darin M. LaHood
  4/22/2014SenateFirst Reading
  4/22/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/23/2014SenateAssigned to Agriculture and Conservation
  4/23/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  4/29/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  4/29/2014SenatePostponed - Agriculture and Conservation
  5/2/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Darin M. LaHood
  5/2/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/6/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Agriculture and Conservation
  5/6/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/7/2014SenateDo Pass as Amended Agriculture and Conservation; 008-000-000
  5/7/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 8, 2014
  5/13/2014SenateSecond Reading
  5/13/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 14, 2014
  5/19/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/19/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 051-000-000
  5/20/2014HouseArrived in House
  5/20/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/20/2014HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. David R. Leitch
  5/20/2014HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/26/2014HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/29/2014HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 081-034-000
  5/29/2014HouseHouse Concurs
  5/29/2014HousePassed Both Houses
  6/27/2014HouseSent to the Governor
  8/26/2014HouseGovernor Approved
  8/26/2014HouseEffective Date January 1, 2015
  8/26/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-1072

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