The following actions were taken on May 23 in the House on House bill HR379 ("legalized cannabis-ag study"): "Motion to Suspend Rule 21 - Prevailed", "Motion Filed to Suspend Rule 21 Judiciary - Criminal Committee(Rep. Natalie A. Manley" and "Assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee".
The bill, as it was introduced in the House by Rep. André Thapedi (D-32) on May 13, "directs the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Financial & Professional Regulation to conduct a disparity study on whether minority-owned businesses face any barriers that prevent the equitable participation in the business of cultivating, manufacturing, delivering, distributing, testing, transporting, and other avenues within the business of legalized cannabis in Illinois," according to the General Assembly website.
The following house representatives also co-sponsored the bill: Carol Ammons (D-103), Luis Arroyo (D-3), Kambium Buckner (D-26), William Davis (D-30), Marcus C. Evans, Jr. (D-33), Mary E. Flowers (D-31), La Shawn K. Ford (D-8), Jehan Gordon-Booth (D-92), LaToya Greenwood (D-114), Sonya M. Harper (D-6), Thaddeus Jones (D-29), Camille Y. Lilly (D-78), Rita Mayfield (D-60), Debbie Meyers-Martin (D-38), Lamont J. Robinson, Jr. (D-5), Justin Slaughter (D-27), Nicholas K. Smith (D-34), Curtis J. Tarver, II (D-25), Arthur Turner (D-9), Emanuel Chris Welch (D-7) and Maurice A. West, II (D-67).
The table below shows a history of actions for this bill through May 23.
Motion to Suspend Rule 21 - Prevailed
Motion Filed to Suspend Rule 21 Judiciary - Criminal Committee(Rep. Natalie A. Manley
Assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
Referred to Rules Committee
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. André Thapedi