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Title:DUI Cannabis Task Force
Meeting Information:

The Task Force shall meet no fewer than 3 times and shall present its report and recommendations on improvements to enforcement of driving under the influence of cannabis, in electronic format, to the Governor and the General Assembly no later than July 1, 2020. 


Contact Name:Lieutenant John Thompson
Contact Title:Illinois State Police, Governmental Affairs
Contact E-Mail:John.C.Thompson@illinois.gov
Function:The DUI Cannabis Task Force is hereby created to study the issue of driving under the influence of cannabis and best practices in the area of driving under the influence of cannabis enforcement, including examining emerging technology in roadside testing.
Senate Confirmation:No
Compensation:None
Composition:The Task Force shall consist of the following members: (1) The Director of State Police, or his or her designee, who shall serve as chair; (2) The Secretary of State, or his or her designee; (3) The President of the Illinois State's Attorneys Association, or his or her designee; (4) The President of the Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, or his or her designee; (5) One member appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives; (6) One member appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives; (7) One member appointed by the President of the Senate; (8) One member appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate; (9) One member of an organization dedicated to end drunk driving and drugged driving; (10) The president of a statewide bar association, appointed by the Governor; and (11) One member of a statewide organization representing civil and constitutional rights, appointed by the Governor.
Chair:Director of State Police, or their designee
Authority:P.A. 101-0027

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Anderson, Sen. Neil 7/15/2019Minority Leader of the SenateMemberState Senator
Bennett, Khadine10/31/2019GovernorMemberRepresentative of a statewide organization representing constitutional and civil rights Cook
Cassidy, Rep. Kelly7/18/2019Speaker of the House of RepresentativesMember
Heggie, Corinne Cantwell10/18/2019GovernorMemberPresident of a Statewide Bar Association Cook
VACANTStatuteChairDirector of State Police, or their designee
VACANTStatuteMemberSecretary of State, or their designee
VACANTStatuteMemberPresident of the Illinois State's Attorneys Association, or their designee
VACANTStatuteMemberPresident of the Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, or their designee
VACANTPresident of the SenateMember
VACANTN/AMemberRepresentative of an organization dedicated to end drunk driving and drugged driving
Windhorst, Rep. Patrick7/31/2019Minority Leader of the House of RepresentativesMember