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AN ACT concerning elections.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Marijuana Legalization Referendum Act.
The State Board of Elections shall
cause a statewide advisory public question to be submitted to
the voters at the general election to be held on November 6,
2018. The question shall appear in the following form:
"Do you support the legalization of possession and use of
marijuana by persons who are at least 21 years of age,
subject to regulation and taxation that is similar to the
regulation and taxation of tobacco and alcohol?"
The votes on the question shall be recorded as "Yes" or "No".
The State Board of Elections
shall immediately certify the question to be submitted to the
voters of the entire State under Section 5 to each election
authority in Illinois.
If any provision of this Act
conflicts with any other law, this Act controls.