Bill Status of HB0355 99th General Assembly
Short Description: SCHOOL DRUG FREE ZONE
Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
| 1/10/2017||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Cannabis Control Act, Illinois Controlled Substances Act, and the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act. Requires that enhanced penalties for certain drug violations committed in a school, on or near school property, or in a conveyance used to transport students to school for school-related activities, must be committed when persons under the age 18 are present, the offense is committed during school hours, or the offense is committed at times when persons under the age of 18 are reasonably expected to be present in the school, in the conveyance, on the real property, or on the public way, such as when after-school activities are occurring. Deletes provision stating that the time of day, time of year, and whether classes were in session are irrelevant for controlled substance violations committed in a school or on or within 1,000 feet of school property.