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Legislation


2000 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 1250

CHAPTER NUMBER: 681 File Code: Agriculture
Sponsored By:
Delegates C. Davis, Guns, Morhaim, and Baldwin
Entitled:
Agriculture - Industrial Hemp - Pilot Program

Synopsis:

Establishing a pilot program to study the growth and marketing of industrial hemp; requiring the Secretary of Agriculture to administer the pilot program in consultation with specified State and federal agencies; requiring the Secretary to ensure safe cultivation of industrial hemp by conducting specified activities; requiring that participants in the pilot program shall be licensed by the Department; requiring the Department to determine an individual's eligibility for a license by obtaining specified information; etc.

History by Legislative Date

House Action
2/11
First Reading Environmental Matters
2/15
Hearing 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.
3/13
Favorable with Amendments Report by Environmental Matters
3/14
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Special Order 3/15 (Delegate D. Murphy) Adopted
3/15
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/17
Third Reading Passed (128-8)
3/31
Returned Passed
5/18
Signed by the Governor Chapter 681
Senate Action
3/20
First Reading Economic and Environmental Affairs
3/22
Hearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.
3/31
Favorable Report by Economic and Environmental Affairs
4/2
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
4/3
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
Sponsored by:
Delegate Clarence Davis, District 45
Delegate Robert C. Baldwin, District 33
Delegate Ronald A. Guns, District 36
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Bill indexed under the following Subjects:
AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF
AGRICULTURE -see also- FARMLAND
COMMERCE AND BUSINESS -see also- DEALERS; TRADERS; etc
CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES -see also- SUBSTANCE ABUSE
CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
LICENSES -see also- ALCOHOLIC BEV LIC; DRIVERS' LICENSES
PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES -see also- STADIUMS; ST HSE.
PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONAL SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
REGISTRATION -see also- MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION
REPORTS
RULES AND REGULATIONS
STATE POLICE, DEPARTMENT OF
SUNSET
Bill affects the following Statutes:
Agriculture
( 9-801 , 9-802 , 9-803 , 9-804 , 9-805 , 9-806 )

Documents:

Bill Text: First Reading (pdf), Third Reading (pdf), Enrolled
Fiscal Note: Available (pdf)
Amendments:
House
Number: 650617/1 (pdf)     Offered on: March 14, 2000   at: 10:49 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
House
March 17, 2000: Third Reading Passed (128-8)
Senate
April 3, 2000: Third Reading Passed (45-0)
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