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1    AN ACT concerning elections.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the
5Marijuana Legalization Referendum Act.
6    Section 5. Referendum. The State Board of Elections shall
7cause a statewide advisory public question to be submitted to
8the voters at the general election to be held on November 6,
92018. The question shall appear in the following form:
10    "Do you support the legalization of possession and use of
11    marijuana by persons who are at least 21 years of age,
12    subject to regulation and taxation that is similar to the
13    regulation and taxation of tobacco and alcohol?"
14The votes on the question shall be recorded as "Yes" or "No".
15    Section 10. Certification. The State Board of Elections
16shall immediately certify the question to be submitted to the
17voters of the entire State under Section 5 to each election
18authority in Illinois.
19    Section 15. Conflicts. If any provision of this Act
20conflicts with any other law, this Act controls.



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1    Section 90. Repeal. This Act is repealed on January 1,
3    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
4becoming law.