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General Assembly



February Session, 2012

LCO No. 4966



Offered by:


SEN. KISSEL, 7th Dist.


To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 274

File No. 365

Cal. No. 277

(As Amended By Senate Amendment Schedule "A")

In line 5, after "Protection" insert ", the Commissioner of Mental Health and Addiction Services"

In line 12, after "chemicals" insert "(A)"

In line 14, after "173-334-130", insert the following:

", and (B) that are present in marijuana or used in the commercial cultivation of marijuana"

In line 30, strike "and"

In line 32, after "chemistry" insert the following:

"; (9) an evaluation of the effect of the chemicals identified in subparagraph (B) of subdivision (1) of this section on the health of children; (10) a description of the change in the frequency that services have been provided by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services relating to the abuse of marijuana after the passage of public act 11-71 decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana; (11) the change in the rate of school suspensions relating to the use of marijuana after the passage of said public act; and (12) an evaluation of the effects of decriminalization of marijuana in other states on the provision of mental health and addiction services and school suspension rates"