HB0803 (CH0456)

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2015 Regular Session



Agriculture - Industrial Hemp - Legalization

Sponsored by:

Delegate Fraser-Hidalgo


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 456

Synopsis:Authorizing a person to plant, grow, harvest, possess, process, sell, or buy industrial hemp in the State; requiring a person to register with the Department of Agriculture before planting or growing industrial hemp; altering the definition of "marijuana" for purposes of specified provisions of law relating to controlled dangerous substances to exclude industrial hemp; providing that the Act is contingent on the taking effect of specified federal provisions that delegate authority over industrial hemp to the states; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Fraser-Hidalgo, Morhaim, Carr, Cluster, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Holmes, Korman, Lafferty, Lam, Otto, and S. Robinson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Contingency - on a contingency described in Sec. 2 of the bill
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Agriculture
Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Agriculture, Department of
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Federal Government
Legislation -see also- Correct Leg; Cur Leg; Emerg Bills
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Statutes:Article - Agriculture
Article - Criminal Law

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October 24, 2017 4:44 P.M.