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 Bill Status of HB5499  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Angelo Saviano

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/6/2008HouseTabled By Sponsor Rep. Angelo Saviano

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
720 ILCS 550/8from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 708
720 ILCS 550/11 rep.

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Illinois Medical Marijuana Act. Provides that when a person has been diagnosed by a physician as having a debilitating medical condition, the person and the person's primary caregiver may be issued a registry identification card by the Department of Public Health that permits the person or the person's primary caregiver to legally possess no more than 12 cannabis plants and 2.5 ounces of usable cannabis. Amends the Cannabis Control Act to make conforming changes. Provides that the provisions of the Act are severable. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Angelo Saviano
  2/14/2008HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/20/2008HouseMotion Filed - Table Bill/Resolution Pursuant to Rule 60(b) Rep. Angelo Saviano
  3/6/2008HouseMotion Prevailed
  3/6/2008HouseTabled By Sponsor Rep. Angelo Saviano

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