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Legislation


1999 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 374

File Code: Agriculture
Sponsored By:
Delegate C. Davis
Entitled:
Agriculture - Commercial Use of Industrial Hemp Act

Synopsis:

Authorizing the growth, maintenance, manufacture, and the regeneration of seed for the growth of industrial hemp; requiring the Secretary of Agriculture to require a license before engaging in the commercial use of industrial hemp; requiring the Secretary to develop criteria for issuing a license to engage in the commercial use of industrial hemp; requiring the Secretary to ensure the safe commercial use of industrial hemp; etc.

History by Legislative Date

House Action
2/8
First Reading Environmental Matters
2/24
Hearing 3/9 at 1:00 p.m.
3/15
Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters
Senate Action
No Action
Bill indexed under the following Subjects:
AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF
AGRICULTURE -see also- FARMLAND
COMMERCE AND BUSINESS -see also- ENTERPRISE ZONES;SMALL BUS.
CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES -see also- DRUGS
CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS -see also- PENALTIES; SENTENCES
CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS
FEES -see also- DEVELOPMENT FEES AND TAXES
LAW ENFORCEMENT -see also- STATE POLICE, DEPT. OF
LICENSES -see also- ALC. BEVERAGES LIC; DRIVERS' LIC
PENALTIES
PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONAL SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
RECORDS -see also- RCDNGS; LAND RCDS; VITAL RCDS; CRIM BKGD.
REPORTS -see also- RECORDS
RULES AND REGULATIONS
STATE POLICE, DEPARTMENT OF
Bill affects the following Statutes:
Agriculture
( 9-801 , 9-802 , 9-803 , 9-804 , 9-805 , 9-806 , 9-807 , 9-808 )
Article - 27 Crimes and Punishments
( 277 , 279 , 287A )

Documents:

Bill Text: First Reading (pdf), Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal Note: Available (pdf)

Amendments: None offered
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