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 Bill Status of HB0181  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CANNABIS-POSSESS NOT CRIMINAL

House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers - Carol Ammons, Rita Mayfield and LaToya Greenwood

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2630/5.2
410 ILCS 705/10-15
720 ILCS 550/4 rep.


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that the Illinois State Police and all law enforcement agencies within the State shall automatically expunge all criminal history records of an arrest, charge not initiated by arrest, order of supervision, or order of qualified probation for any person who, on or after January 1, 1970, has been convicted of, or is serving an order of supervision for, possession of cannabis whether or not the person has served or is serving his or her sentence for that violation on the effective date of the amendatory Act. Provides that the clerk of the circuit court shall, on the effective date of the amendatory Act, automatically expunge the court records of a person who, on or after January 1, 1970, has been convicted of, or is serving an order of supervision for, possession of cannabis whether or not the person has served or is serving his or her sentence for that violation on the effective date of the amendatory Act. Provides that a person imprisoned solely as a result of one or more convictions for possession of cannabis shall be released from incarceration on the effective date of the amendatory Act. Amends the Cannabis Control Act. Repeals the provision prohibiting the possession of cannabis. Amends the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act to make conforming changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/19/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  1/20/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  1/22/2021HouseFirst Reading
  1/22/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/25/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  2/23/2021HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/10/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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