(410 ILCS 130/100)
    Sec. 100. Cultivation center agent identification card.
    (a) The Department of Agriculture shall:
        (1) verify the information contained in an
application or renewal for a cultivation center identification card submitted under this Act, and approve or deny an application or renewal, within 30 days of receiving a completed application or renewal application and all supporting documentation required by rule;
        (2) issue a cultivation center agent identification
card to a qualifying agent within 15 business days of approving the application or renewal;
        (3) enter the registry identification number of the
cultivation center where the agent works; and
        (4) allow for an electronic application process, and
provide a confirmation by electronic or other methods that an application has been submitted.
    (b) A cultivation center agent must keep his or her identification card visible at all times when on the property of a cultivation center and during the transportation of medical cannabis to a registered dispensary organization.
    (c) The cultivation center agent identification cards shall contain the following:
        (1) the name of the cardholder;
        (2) the date of issuance and expiration date of
cultivation center agent identification cards;
        (3) a random 10 digit alphanumeric identification
number containing at least 4 numbers and at least 4 letters; that is unique to the holder; and
        (4) a photograph of the cardholder.
    (d) The cultivation center agent identification cards shall be immediately returned to the cultivation center upon termination of employment.
    (e) Any card lost by a cultivation center agent shall be reported to the State Police and the Department of Agriculture immediately upon discovery of the loss.
    (f) An applicant shall be denied a cultivation center agent identification card if he or she has been convicted of an excluded offense.
(Source: P.A. 98-122, eff. 1-1-14.)