Bill Status of SB2529 99th General Assembly
Short Description: FOID-MEDICAL CANNABIS
Sen. William R. Haine
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act. Includes in the findings Section of the Act that one of the purposes of the Act is to protect patients with debilitating medical conditions, as well as their physicians and providers, from denial or revocation of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card or concealed carry license. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the definition of "addicted to narcotics" does not include possession or use of recommended cannabis under the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act under the direction and authority of a physician or other person authorized to prescribe or recommend cannabis under that Act if used in the recommended manner. Provides that the Department of State Police may not deny an application for or revoke a Firearm Owner's Identification Card of a person who is a registered qualifying patient or registered designated caregiver under the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act. Effective immediately.