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HB 291: Legalization of Recreational Marijuana


Legalization of Recreational Marijuana; Authorizes persons age 21 & over to engage in certain activities involving personal use of marijuana in limited amounts; provides limits on where persons may engage in specified activities; provides for licensure of marijuana establishments; provides limits on number of retail marijuana stores in localities; specifies that chapter does not apply to employer drug policies or operating under influence laws; removes cannabis from schedule of controlled substances; removes restrictions of possession & sale of cannabis; provides for retroactive effect; provides for sentencing review for certain offenders.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 4/30/2021 House - Died in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/19/2021 House • Filed
2/3/2021 House • Referred to Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
• Referred to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
• Referred to Ways & Means Committee
• Referred to Commerce Committee
• Now in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
3/2/2021 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
4/30/2021 House • Died in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee