HB0443 (CH0105)

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2016 Regular Session



Agriculture - Industrial Hemp - Agricultural or Academic Research

Sponsored by:

Delegate Fraser-Hidalgo


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 105

Synopsis:Authorizing the Department of Agriculture or an institution of higher education to grow or cultivate industrial hemp if the industrial hemp is grown or cultivated for agricultural research or academic research purposes; requiring a site used by the Department or an institution of higher education to grow or cultivate industrial hemp to be certified by and registered with the Department; authorizing the Department to adopt specified regulations; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Fraser-Hidalgo, Beidle, Lam, and Morhaim
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Agriculture
Narrow Subject(s):Agriculture, Department of
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Agriculture
(14-101, 14-102)

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October 24, 2017 4:59 P.M.