Indiana Legislation

| Posted by David on 2/20/2014
Bill HB5526.

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Makes kratom (including any parts of the plant Mitragyna speciosa, whether growing or not, and any compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of that plant, including but not limited to mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine) a Schedule I controlled substance.

Please forward your desire to defeat this bill to: (here is a link to a sample letters but keep in mind the best letters are personal testimonials that tell how kratom has helped you and what it would mean if it became scheduled)

Dennis M. Reboletti
721 West Lake Street
Suite203
Springfield, IL 62706
RepReboletti@gmail.com

In addition it would also be more effective if you could also forward a copy to the  other bill sponsors and committee members initially reviewing the bill (Rules committee).

House Sponsors:
Patricia R. Bellock (R) rep@pbellock.com (217) 782-1448 [215-N Stratton Office Building, Springfield, IL 62706]

Committee Chairperson:
Barbara Flynn Currie (D) repcurrie@sbcglobal.net (217) 782-8121 [300 Capitol Building, Springfield, IL 62706]

Committee Members:

Ed Sullivan, Jr. (R) ILhouse51@sbcglobal.net (217) 782-3696 [314 Capitol Building, Springfield, IL 62706]
Lou Lang (D) langli@ilga.gov (217) 782-1252 [109 Capitol Building, Springfield, IL 62706]
David R. Leitch (R) repdavidleitch@gmail.com (217) 782-8108 [314 Capitol Building, Springfield, IL 62706]
Frank J. Mautino (D) patti76th@ivnet.com (217) 782-0140 [300 Capitol Building, Springfield, IL 62706]


Lastly there has been a change.org petition drive that you can access here.

https://www.change.org/petitions/illinois-state-legislature-do-not-pass-hb5526