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CS/SB 1876: State Hemp Program

GENERAL BILL by Agriculture ; Montford ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gibson

State Hemp Program; Revising the definition of the term “food” to include hemp extract for purposes of the Florida Food Safety Act; providing that a person operating a minor food outlet that sells hemp extract is not exempt from certain food permit requirements; providing that hemp extract that does not meet certain requirements will be considered adulterated or misbranded; prohibiting the sale of certain hemp extract products to individuals under a specified age; authorizing the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to contract with entities to provide certain collection, testing, and disposal services, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 2/17/2020 Senate - CS/CS by Innovation, Industry, and Technology; YEAS 10 NAYS 0
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Agriculture (AG)
  2. Innovation, Industry, and Technology (IT)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/13/2020 Senate • Filed
1/17/2020 Senate • Referred to Agriculture; Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Rules -SJ 183
1/22/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 183
1/23/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture, 01/28/20, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed
1/30/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture, 02/04/20, 9:00 am, 301 Senate Building
2/4/2020 Senate • CS by Agriculture; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 229
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Agriculture read 1st time -SJ 235
2/10/2020 Senate • Now in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
2/12/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Innovation, Industry, and Technology, 02/17/20, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
2/17/2020 Senate • CS/CS by Innovation, Industry, and Technology; YEAS 10 NAYS 0