Bill Status of SB0194 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: COMPASSIONATE USE-CANNABIS
Sen. Robert Peters
|Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program Act. Removes references to "excluded offense" and provisions prohibiting employed individuals from having been convicted of an excluded offense. Replaces existing provisions concerning background checks with provisions requiring the Illinois State Police to conduct a criminal history record check of the prospective principal officers, board members, and agents of a medical cannabis dispensing organization or cultivation center applying for a license or agent identification card under the Act. Contains additional requirements for background checks. Makes other changes. Amends the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act. Provides that nothing in the Act shall be construed to prevent or otherwise inhibit an otherwise qualified individual from serving as a principal officer or agent of a cannabis business establishment on the sole basis of a nonviolent criminal conviction related to cannabis.