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Illinois Cannabis Regulation & Tax Act – HB1438

ARTICLE 1. SHORT TITLE; FINDINGS; DEFINITIONS.

  • Section 1-1. Short title.
  • Section 1-5. Findings. 1
  • Section 1-10. Definitions. In this Act

>Read Article 1 of the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act here.

ARTICLE 5. AUTHORITY.

  • Section 5-5. Sharing of authority.
  • Section 5-10. Department of Agriculture.
  • Section 5-15. Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
  • Section 5-20. Background checks.
  • Section 5-25. Department of Public Health to make health warning recommendations.
  • Section 5-30. Department of Human Services.
  • Section 5-45. Illinois Cannabis Regulation Oversight Officer.

>Read Article 5 of the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act here.

ARTICLE 7. SOCIAL EQUITY IN THE CANNABIS INDUSTRY.

  • Section 7-1. Findings.
  • Section 7-10. Cannabis Business Development Fund.
  • Section 7-15. Loans and grants to Social Equity Applicants.
  • Section 7-20. Fee waivers.
  • Section 7-25. Transfer of license awarded to Social Equity Applicant.
  • Section 7-30. Reporting.

>Read Article 7 of the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act here.

ARTICLE 10. PERSONAL USE OF CANNABIS.

  • Section 10-5. Personal use of cannabis; restrictions on cultivation; penalties.
  • Section 10-10. Possession limit.
  • Section 10-15. Persons under 21 years of age.
  • Section 10-20. Identification; false identification; penalty.
  • Section 10-25. Immunities and presumptions related to the use of cannabis by purchasers.
  • Section 10-30. Discrimination prohibited.
  • Section 10-35. Limitations and penalties.
  • Section 10-40. Restore, Reinvest, and Renew Program.
  • Section 10-50. Employment; employer liability.

>Read Article 10 of the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act here.

ARTICLE 15. LICENSE AND REGULATION OF DISPENSING ORGANIZATIONS.

  • Section 15-5. Authority.
  • Section 15-10. Medical cannabis dispensing organization exemption.
  • Section 15-15. Early Approval Adult Use Dispensing Organization License.
  • Section 15-20. Early Approval Adult Use Dispensing Organization License; secondary site.
  • Section 15-25. Awarding of Conditional Adult Use Dispensing Organization Licenses prior to January 1, 2021.
  • Section 15-30. Selection criteria for conditional licenses awarded under Section 15-25.
  • Section 15-35. Conditional Adult Use Dispensing Organization License after January 1, 2021.
  • Section 15-36. Adult Use Dispensing Organization License.
  • Section 15-40. Dispensing organization agent identification card; agent training.
  • Section 15-45. Renewal.
  • Section 15-50. Disclosure of ownership and control.
  • Section 15-55. Financial responsibility.
  • Section 15-60. Changes to a dispensing organization.
  • Section 15-65. Administration.
  • Section 15-70. Operational requirements; prohibitions.
  • Section 15-75. Inventory control system.
  • Section 15-80. Storage requirements.
  • Section 15-85. Dispensing cannabis.
  • Section 15-90. Destruction and disposal of cannabis.
  • Section 15-95. Agent-in-charge.
  • Section 15-100. Security.
  • Section 15-110. Recordkeeping.
  • Section 15-120. Closure of a dispensary.
  • Section 15-125. Fees.
  • Section 15-135. Investigations.
  • Section 15-140. Citations.
  • Section 15-145. Grounds for discipline.
  • Section 15-150. Temporary suspension.
  • Section 15-155. Consent to administrative supervision order.
  • Section 15-160. Notice; hearing.
  • Section 15-165. Subpoenas; oaths.
  • Section 15-170. Hearing; motion for rehearing.
  • Section 15-175. Review under the Administrative Review Law.

>Read Article 15 of the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act here.

ARTICLE 20. ADULT USE CULTIVATION CENTERS.

  • Section 20-1. Definition.
  • Section 20-5. Issuance of licenses.
  • Section 20-10. Early Approval of Adult Use Cultivation Center License.
  • Section 20-15. Conditional Adult Use Cultivation Center application.
  • Section 20-20. Conditional Adult Use License scoring applications.
  • Section 20-21. Adult Use Cultivation Center License.
  • Section 20-25. Denial of application.
  • Section 20-30. Cultivation center requirements; prohibitions.
  • Section 20-35. Cultivation center agent identification card.
  • Section 20-40. Cultivation center background checks.
  • Section 20-45. Renewal of cultivation center licenses and agent identification cards.
  • Section 20-50. Cultivator taxes; returns.

>Read Article 20 of the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act here.

ARTICLE 25. COMMUNITY COLLEGE CANNABIS VOCATIONAL PILOT PROGRAM.

  • Section 25-1. Definitions In this Article:
  • Section 25-5. Administration.
  • Section 25-10. Issuance of Community College Cannabis Vocational Pilot Program licenses.
  • Section 25-15. Community College Cannabis Vocational Pilot Program requirements and prohibitions.
  • Section 25-20. Faculty.
  • Section 25-25. Enforcement.
  • Section 25-30. Inspection rights.
  • Section 25-35. Community College Cannabis Vocational Training Pilot Program faculty participant agent identification card.
  • Section 25-40. Study.
  • Section 25-45. Repeal.

>Read Article 25 of the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act here.

ARTICLE 30. CRAFT GROWERS.

  • Section 30-3. Definition.
  • Section 30-5. Issuance of licenses.
  • Section 30-10. Application.
  • Section 30-15. Scoring applications.
  • Section 30-20. Issuance of license to certain persons prohibited.
  • Section 30-25. Denial of application.
  • Section 30-30. Craft grower requirements; prohibitions.
  • Section 30-35. Craft grower agent identification card.
  • Section 30-40. Craft grower background checks.
  • Section 30-45. Renewal of craft grower licenses and agent identification cards.
  • Section 30-50. Craft grower taxes; returns.

>Read Article 30 of the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act here.

ARTICLE 35. INFUSER ORGANIZATIONS.

  • Section 35-3. Definitions.
  • Section 35-5. Issuance of licenses.
  • Section 35-10. Application.
  • Section 35-15. Issuing licenses.
  • Section 35-20. Denial of application.
  • Section 35-25. Infuser organization requirements; prohibitions.
  • Section 35-30. Infuser agent identification card.
  • Section 35-31. Ensuring an adequate supply of raw materials to serve infusers.
  • Section 35-35. Infuser organization background checks.
  • Section 35-40. Renewal of infuser organization licenses and agent identification cards.

>Read Article 35 of the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act here.

ARTICLE 40. TRANSPORTING ORGANIZATIONS.

  • Section 40-1. Definition.
  • Section 40-5. Issuance of licenses.
  • Section 40-10. Application.
  • Section 40-15. Issuing licenses.
  • Section 40-20. Denial of application.
  • Section 40-25. Transporting organization requirements; prohibitions.
  • Section 40-30. Transporting agent identification card.
  • Section 40-35. Transporting organization background checks.
  • Section 40-40. Renewal of transporting organization licenses and agent identification cards.

>Read Article 40 of the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act here.

ARTICLE 45. ENFORCEMENT AND IMMUNITIES.

  • Section 45-5. License suspension; revocation; other penalties.
  • Section 45-10. Immunities and presumptions related to the handling of cannabis by cannabis business establishments and their agents.
  • Section 45-15. State standards and requirements.
  • Section 45-20. Violation of tax Acts; refusal, revocation, or suspension of license or agent identification card.

>Read Article 45 of the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act here.

ARTICLE 50. LABORATORY TESTING.

  • Section 50-5. Laboratory testing.

>Read Article 50 of the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act here.

ARTICLE 55. GENERAL PROVISIONS.

  • Section 55-5. Preparation of cannabis-infused products.
  • Section 55-10. Maintenance of inventory.
  • Section 55-15. Destruction of cannabis.
  • Section 55-20. Advertising and promotions.
  • Section 55-21. Cannabis product packaging and labeling.
  • Section 55-25. Local ordinances. Unless otherwise provided under this Act or otherwise in accordance with State law:
  • Section 55-28. Restricted cannabis zones.
  • Section 55-30. Confidentiality.
  • Section 55-35. Administrative rulemaking.
  • Section 55-40. Enforcement.
  • Section 55-45. Administrative hearings.
  • Section 55-50. Petition for rehearing.
  • Section 55-55. Review of administrative decisions.
  • Section 55-60. Suspension or revocation of a license.
  • Section 55-65. Financial institutions.
  • Section 55-75. Contracts enforceable.
  • Section 55-80. Annual reports.
  • Section 55-85. Medical cannabis.
  • Section 55-90. Home rule preemption.
  • Section 55-95. Conflict of interest.

>Read Article 55 of the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act here.

ARTICLE 60. CANNABIS CULTIVATION PRIVILEGE TAX.

  • Section 60-1. Short title.
  • Section 60-5. Definitions.
  • Section 60-10. Tax imposed.
  • Section 60-15. Registration of cultivators.
  • Section 60-20. Return and payment of cannabis cultivation privilege tax.
  • Section 60-25. Infuser information returns.
  • Section 60-30. Deposit of proceeds.
  • Section 60-35. Department administration and enforcement.
  • Section 60-40. Invoices.
  • Section 60-45. Rules.

>Read Article 60 of the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act here.

ARTICLE 65. CANNABIS PURCHASER EXCISE TAX.

  • Section 65-1. Short title.
  • Section 65-5. Definitions.
  • Section 65-10. Tax imposed.
  • Section 65-11. Bundling of taxable and nontaxable items; prohibition; taxation.
  • Section 65-15. Collection of tax.
  • Section 65-20. Registration of cannabis retailers.
  • Section 65-25. Tax collected as debt owed to State.
  • Section 65-30. Return and payment of tax by cannabis retailer.
  • Section 65-35. Deposit of proceeds.
  • Section 65-36. Recordkeeping; books and records.
  • Section 65-38. Violations and penalties.
  • Section 65-40. Department administration and enforcement.
  • Section 65-41. Arrest; search and seizure without warrant.
  • Section 65-42. Seizure and forfeiture.
  • Section 65-43. Search warrant; issuance and return; process; confiscation of cannabis; forfeitures.
  • Section 65-45. Cannabis retailers; purchase and possession of cannabis.
  • Section 65-50. Rulemaking.

>Read Article 65 of the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act here.