§ 40-40. Renewal of transporting organization licenses and agent identification cards.
(a) Licenses and identification cards issued under this Act shall be renewed annually. A transporting organization shall receive written or electronic notice 90 days before
the expiration of its current license that the license will expire. The Department of Agriculture shall grant a renewal within 45 days of submission
of a renewal application if:
(1) the transporting organization submits a renewal application and the required nonrefundable
renewal fee of $10,000, or after January 1, 2021, another amount set by rule by the
Department of Agriculture, to be deposited into the Cannabis Regulation Fund;
(2) the Department of Agriculture has not suspended or revoked the license of the
transporting organization for violating this Act or rules adopted under this Act;
(3) the transporting organization has continued to operate in accordance with all
plans submitted as part of its application and approved by the Department of Agriculture
or any amendments thereto that have been approved by the Department of Agriculture;
(4) the transporter has submitted an agent, employee, contracting, and subcontracting
diversity report as required by the Department.
(b) If a transporting organization fails to renew its license before expiration, it
shall cease operations until its license is renewed.
(c) If a transporting organization agent fails to renew his or her identification
card before its expiration, he or she shall cease to work as an agent of the transporting
organization until his or her identification card is renewed.
(d) Any transporting organization that continues to operate, or any transporting organization
agent who continues to work as an agent, after the applicable license or identification
card has expired without renewal is subject to the penalties provided under Section
(e) The Department shall not renew a license or an agent identification card if the
applicant is delinquent in filing any required tax returns or paying any amounts owed
to the State of Illinois.
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