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2017 Regular Session



Agriculture - Industrial Hemp - Legalization

Sponsored by:

Delegate Fraser-Hidalgo


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Repealing provisions of law relating to growing or cultivating industrial hemp for agricultural research purposes; repealing a contingency on provisions of law authorizing a person to plant, grow, harvest, possess, process, sell, or buy industrial hemp in the State; repealing a contingency on provisions of law that alter the definition of "marijuana" for purposes of specified provisions of law relating to controlled dangerous substances to exclude industrial hemp; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Fraser-Hidalgo, Cassilly, Barve, Holmes, Kramer, Lisanti, Miele, Moon, Morales, and Robinson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Environment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Agriculture
Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Agriculture, Department of
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Industry and Technology
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Agriculture
(14-101, 14-102)
Article - Criminal Law
Article - Chapter of the Acts

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November 28, 2017 1:03 P.M.