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 Bill Status of HB4276  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Kenneth Dunkin

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
20 ILCS 2630/5from Ch. 38, par. 206-5
20 ILCS 2630/5.2
30 ILCS 105/5.866 new
30 ILCS 105/5.867 new
35 ILCS 5/203from Ch. 120, par. 2-203
705 ILCS 105/16from Ch. 25, par. 16
705 ILCS 105/27.1afrom Ch. 25, par. 27.1a
705 ILCS 105/27.2afrom Ch. 25, par. 27.2a
705 ILCS 105/27.3bfrom Ch. 25, par. 27.3b
720 ILCS 550/3.5 new
720 ILCS 550/4from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 704
720 ILCS 550/4.1 new
720 ILCS 550/8from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 708
720 ILCS 550/10from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 710
720 ILCS 550/12from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 712
720 ILCS 600/2from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 2102
720 ILCS 600/3.5
720 ILCS 600/4from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 2104
720 ILCS 600/6from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 2106
725 ILCS 175/3from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 1653
725 ILCS 5/111-3.1 new
730 ILCS 5/5-1-18.1-1 new
730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-83 new
730 ILCS 5/5-9-1.1from Ch. 38, par. 1005-9-1.1
730 ILCS 5/5-9-1.4from Ch. 38, par. 1005-9-1.4

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, except as otherwise provided in the Act, the following acts are lawful and shall not be a criminal or civil offense under State law or the law of any political subdivision of this State or be a basis for seizure or forfeiture of assets under State law for persons 21 years of age or older: (1) possessing, consuming, using, displaying, purchasing, or transporting cannabis accessories; (2) possessing, growing, processing, or transporting no more than 8 cannabis plants and possession of the cannabis produced by the plants on the premises where the plants were grown; (3) transferring 30 grams or less of cannabis or up to 6 immature cannabis plants to a person who is 21 years of age or older without remuneration; and (4) assisting another person who is 21 years of age or older in any of these acts. Provides that an excise tax is imposed at the rate of 10% of the sale price of the sale or transfer of cannabis from a cannabis cultivation facility to a retail cannabis store or cannabis product manufacturing facility. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Creates a new regulatory offense classification of offense, which is not to be considered a criminal offense and is fine only for the amount specified in the offense or for which community service may be imposed. Changes various penalties for the possession of more than 30 grams of cannabis and for producing or possessing more than 8 cannabis sativa plants. Amends various other Acts to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  8/25/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  8/25/2015HouseFirst Reading
  8/25/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  12/3/2015HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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