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SB 554: Hemp Production


Hemp Production; Citing this act as the "Hemp Industry Development Act"; specifying that hemp is an agricultural crop; requiring the registration of hemp growers; providing registration requirements; allowing the department to assess registration fees; providing exemptions; providing for an affirmative defense to certain charges relating to cannabis; providing exceptions to other laws, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Agriculture
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Agriculture (AG)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Regulated Industries (RI)
  4. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/19/2015 Senate • Filed
10/23/2015 Senate • Referred to Agriculture; Criminal Justice; Regulated Industries; Appropriations -SJ 41
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 41
3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Agriculture