Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program Act. Provides that, for any dispensing organization registered on or after January 1, 2021 (rather than July 1, 2019), the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall adopt rules to create a registration process for Social Equity Justice Involved Applicants and Qualifying Applicants, a streamlined application, and a Social Equity Justice Involved Medical Lottery under to issue the remaining available 5 dispensing organization registrations for operation (rather than award not less than 20% of all available points to applicants that qualify as Social Equity Applicants). Defines "Social Equity Justice Involved Medical Lottery". Contains other provisions. Amends the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act. Provides that specified entities are subject to random inspections as provided by rule. Provides that the Cannabis Regulation Oversight Officer serves a coordinating role among State agencies regarding the Act and the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program Act. Provides that failure of a cannabis business establishment to respond to the request of the Cannabis Regulation Oversight Officer to complete the form regarding the extent of diversity in the medical and adult use cannabis industry, report, and any other request for information may be grounds for disciplinary action by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation or the Department of Agriculture. Requires the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to issue up to 110 Conditional Adult Use Dispensing Organization Licenses by lot. Contains requirements for Dispensary Applicants, distribution of licenses, and drawing available licenses by lot. Provides an application process for requirements for specified Conditional Adult Use Dispensing Organization Licenses. Requires the Department to issue at least 50 additional Conditional Adult Use Dispensing Organization Licenses on or before December 21, 2022. Makes changes to cannabis packaging requirements during sale. Provides that, upon the completion of the disparity and availability study pertaining to infusers by the Cannabis Regulation Oversight Officer, the Department of Agriculture may modify or change specified licensing application processes to reduce or eliminate barriers and remedy evidence of discrimination identified in the study. Provides that agent applicants may begin employment at a cultivation center, a dispensing organization, a Community College Cannabis Vocational Training Pilot Program, an infuser organization, or a transporting organization while the agent applicant's identification card application is pending. Provides that, upon approval, the approving State entity shall issue the agent's identification card to the agent. Provides that, if denied, the cultivation center, dispensing organization, Community College Cannabis Vocational Training Pilot Program, infuser organization, or transporting organization and the agent applicant shall be notified and the agent applicant must cease all activity at the cultivation center, dispensing organization, Community College Cannabis Vocational Training Pilot Program, infuser organization, or transporting organization immediately. Contains provisions regarding the disclosure of ownership and control of cultivation centers, craft growers, infuser organizations, and transporting organizations. Makes other changes. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes changes to cannabis containment requirements within a motor vehicle. Contains a severability provision. Effective immediately.
In provisions amending the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program Act, makes changes to the definition of "Social Equity Justice Involved Applicant". Requires cannabis in a vehicle to be in a reasonably secured, sealed or resealable (rather than a reasonable secured, sealed) container. In provisions amending the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act, makes the following changes. Removes language providing that any person 21 years of age or older in possession of cannabis shall not be required to possess cannabis in a container that meets specified requirements. Provides an exception for breaching the confidentiality of information obtained under the Act. Provides that an Early Approval Adult Use Dispensing Organization's application to relocate its license under specified provisions shall be deemed approved 30 days (rather than within 30 days) following the submission of a complete application to relocate. Provides that specified applicants may not be located within 1,500 of a dispensing organization licensed under provisions regarding Early Approval Adult Use Dispensing Organization Licenses or Early Approval Adult Use Dispensing Organization License secondary sites (rather than within 1,500 of a dispensing organization), unless specified requirements are met. Provides that if awarding a license in a Tied Applicant Lottery would result in a Tied Applicant possessing more than 10 specified licenses, or any combination of the specified licenses, (rather than only the specified licenses) the Tied Applicant must choose which license to abandon. Restores language requiring any product containing cannabis to be sold in a container that, among other things, must be odor-proof.