Sample letter to send to your representative:
Dear Representative XXX
We would like to express our opposition to HB218 that would allow Illinois to have the highest level of marijuana in one's system and drive our highways without fear of accountability, if stopped for driving dangerously.
We would be the first state in the US to allow a 15/ 25ng, limit for drivers driving with marijuana in their system. Due to the wording of this bill, roughly 97.5% of drivers would yield test results below the proposed legal limit, despite showing signs of impairment, such as weaving, running stop signs, etc. This would mean no justice for those victims and their families who are killed and/or injured due to a driver impaired by marijuana.
Please amend out the per se language (on pg 112, 115, 116) of HB218.
Please join us in opposing this legislation as written. Please urge your representative to remove this language from HB 218. Because we care . . .