PREFILED    JAN 08 2018

REFERENCE TITLE: medical marijuana; identification cards; expiration




State of Arizona

House of Representatives

Fifty-third Legislature

Second Regular Session



HB 2100


Introduced by

Representatives Powers Hannley: Alston, Blanc, Bolding, Cardenas, Engel, Fernandez, Gabaldón, Navarrete, Rios, Saldate, Salman





Amending section 36‑2804.06, Arizona Revised Statutes; relating to medical marijuana.





Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1.  Subject to the requirements of article IV, part 1, section 1, Constitution of Arizona, section 36-2804.06, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended to read:

START_STATUTE36-2804.06.  Registry identification cards and registration certificates; expiration; renewal; replacement

A.  All Registry identification cards for nonprofit medical marijuana dispensaries and designated caregivers and registration certificates expire one year after the date of issue, except that registry identification cards for registered qualifying patients expire five years after the date of issue.

B.  A registry identification card of a nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary agent shall be cancelled and his the agent's access to the verification system shall be deactivated upon on notification to the department by a registered nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary that the nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary agent is no longer employed by or no longer volunteers at the registered nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary.

C.  A renewal nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary registration certificate shall be issued within ten days of after receipt of the prescribed renewal application and renewal fee from a registered nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary if its registration certificate is not under suspension and has not been revoked.

D.  If a cardholder loses his the cardholder's registry identification card, he the cardholder shall promptly notify the department.  Within five days of after the notification, and upon on payment of a ten dollar fee, the department shall issue a new registry identification card with a new random identification number to the cardholder and, if the cardholder is a registered qualifying patient, to the registered qualifying patient's registered designated caregiver, if any. END_STATUTE

Sec. 2.  Requirements for enactment; three-fourths vote

Pursuant to article IV, part 1, section 1, Constitution of Arizona, section 36-2804.06, Arizona Revised Statutes, as amended by this act, is effective only on the affirmative vote of at least three-fourths of the members of each house of the legislature.