BOWLES-SIEBEN-RONEN,C AND CULLERTON.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Industrial Hemp Act. Contains only a short title.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
Adds reference to:
110 ILCS 305/20 new
110 ILCS 520/10 new
720 ILCS 550/3 from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 703
740 ILCS 20/3 from Ch. 70, par. 903
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Univer-
sity of Illinois Act, the Southern Illinois University Management Act,
the Cannabis Control Act, and the Cannabis and Controlled Substances
Tort Claims Act. Requires the University of Illinois and Southern
Illinois University to study the feasibility and desirability of
industrial hemp production in this State, subject to an appropriation
for that purpose. Requires these universities to obtain all federal
and State permits needed to legally grow industrial hemp for fiber or
seed production before importing any non-sterilized industrial hemp
seeds capable of germination into the State. Requires these universi-
ties to report their findings and recommendations to the General
Assembly by January 1, 2002. Excludes industrial hemp, solely as
authorized for the purposes of the provisions concerning the studies,
from the definition of "cannabis" under the Cannabis Control Act and
under the Cannabis and Controlled Substances Tort Claims Act.
Last action on Bill: TOTAL VETO STANDS
Last action date: 01-02-23
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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