Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act. Defines "methamphetamine precursor" to include anhydrous ammonia. Exempts from violations, possession, procurement, transportation, storage, or delivery of anhydrous ammonia by a farmer or agent of a farmer engaged in agricultural activities.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Methamphetamine Precursor Control Act. Creates a pilot program coordinated by the Illinois State Police in Adams, Madison, and Vermilion Counties, known as the Illinois State Police Precursor Tracking Program or Pilot Program, to: (1) track purchases of targeted methamphetamine precursor across multiple locations; (2) identify persons obtaining or distributing targeted methamphetamine precursors for the likely purpose of manufacturing methamphetamine; (3) starve methamphetamine manufacturers of the methamphetamine precursors they need to make methamphetamine; (4) locate and shut down methamphetamine laboratories; and (5) ultimately reduce the harm that methamphetamine manufacturing and manufacturers are inflicting on individuals, families, communities, first responders, the economy, and the environment in Illinois and beyond. Provides that the Program shall be 2 years in duration. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall prior to the end of this 2-year period report to the Governor and General Assembly on the implementation and efficacy of the Pilot Program and may recommend to them the continuation, modification, or termination of the Program. Provides that the Program shall be funded by the Illinois State Police through federal grant moneys and other available sources. Provides penalties for violations of the Program. Effective 90 days after becoming law.
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Provides that neither the Governor nor any agency or agency head under the jurisdiction of the Governor has any rulemaking authority under the amendatory Act, but that the Governor may suggest rules by filing them with the General Assembly and requesting that the General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact the suggested rules into law, or take other appropriate action in the General Assembly's discretion.