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Full Text of HB3299  99th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning health.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot
5Program Act is amended by changing Sections 70 and 220 as
7    (410 ILCS 130/70)
8    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2018)
9    Sec. 70. Registry identification cards.
10    (a) A registered qualifying patient or designated
11caregiver must keep their registry identification card in his
12or her possession at all times when engaging in the medical use
13of cannabis.
14    (b) Registry identification cards shall contain the
16        (1) the name of the cardholder;
17        (2) a designation of whether the cardholder is a
18    designated caregiver or qualifying patient;
19        (3) the date of issuance and expiration date of the
20    registry identification card;
21        (4) a random alphanumeric identification number that
22    is unique to the cardholder;
23        (5) if the cardholder is a designated caregiver, the



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1    random alphanumeric identification number of the
2    registered qualifying patient the designated caregiver is
3    receiving the registry identification card to assist; and
4        (6) a photograph of the cardholder, if required by
5    Department of Public Health rules.
6    (c) To maintain a valid registration identification card, a
7registered qualifying patient and caregiver must annually
8resubmit, at least 45 days prior to the expiration date stated
9on the registry identification card, a completed renewal
10application, renewal fee, and accompanying documentation as
11described in Department of Public Health rules. The Department
12of Public Health shall send a notification to a registered
13qualifying patient or registered designated caregiver 90 days
14prior to the expiration of the registered qualifying patient's
15or registered designated caregiver's identification card. If
16the Department of Public Health fails to grant or deny a
17renewal application received in accordance with this Section,
18then the renewal is deemed granted and the registered
19qualifying patient or registered designated caregiver may
20continue to use the expired identification card until the
21Department of Public Health denies the renewal or issues a new
22identification card.
23    The expiration date for all registry identification cards
24issued to patients or designated caregivers under this Section
25prior to the date the first dispensary organization
26registration is issued by the Department of Financial and



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1Professional Regulation shall be extended for a period of one
2year from the date such registration is issued without further
3fee to the cardholder. On the date the first dispensary
4organization registration is issued, the Department of
5Financial and Professional Regulation shall file with the Index
6Department of the Office of the Secretary of State a
7declaration to that effect, and shall notify the Clerk of the
8House of Representatives, the Secretary of the Senate, and the
9Legislative Reference Bureau of the filing of the declaration.
10    (d) Except as otherwise provided in this Section, the
11expiration date is one year after the date of issuance.
12    (e) The Department of Public Health may electronically
13store in the card any or all of the information listed in
14subsection (b), along with the address and date of birth of the
15cardholder and the qualifying patient's designated dispensary
16organization, to allow it to be read by law enforcement agents.
17(Source: P.A. 98-122, eff. 1-1-14.)
18    (410 ILCS 130/220)
19    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2018)
20    Sec. 220. Repeal of Act. This Act is repealed 4 years after
21the occurrence of the conditions set forth in subsection (c) of
22Section 70 effective date of this Act.
23(Source: P.A. 98-122, eff. 1-1-14.)
24    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
25becoming law.