HB0698 (CH0475)

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2018 Regular Session



Agriculture - Industrial Hemp Pilot Program - Establishment

Sponsored by:

Delegate Fraser-Hidalgo


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 475

Synopsis:Repealing certain provisions of law that authorize under certain circumstances, a person to plant, cultivate, process, sell, or buy industrial hemp in the State; repealing an authorization for the Department of Agriculture or an institution of higher education to grow or cultivate industrial hemp; establishing an Industrial Hemp Pilot Program to authorize and facilitate the research of industrial hemp and certain aspects for agricultural, industrial, or commercial purposes; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Fraser-Hidalgo, Cassilly, Barve, Lafferty, Morhaim, Rosenberg, Anderton, Beidle, Carr, Clark, Flanagan, Folden, Frush, Gilchrist, Healey, Holmes, Jacobs, Jalisi, Knotts, R. Lewis, McCray, McMillan, Otto, Robinson, and Wivell
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Agriculture
Narrow Subject(s):Agriculture, Department of
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Cannabis -see also- Smoking
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Industry and Technology
Inspections -see also- Motor Vehicle Inspection
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Retail Sales
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Agriculture
(14-101, 14-102)
Article - Chapter of the Acts
(2015, 2016)

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May 11, 2018 4:23 P.M.