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 Bill Status of HB1383  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  INDUSTRIAL HEMP ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Kenneth Dunkin - Naomi D. Jakobsson - Jim Sacia

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Lost 028-083-000

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Industrial Hemp Act. Provides that any person desiring to grow, process, cultivate, harvest, process, possess, sell, or purchase industrial hemp or industrial hemp related products must be licensed by the Department of Agriculture. Provides that the application for a license shall include the name and address of the applicant and the legal description of the land area to be used to grow or process industrial hemp and that the license shall be valid for a period of one year. Requires an applicant to complete a statewide and nationwide criminal background check. Provides that no person with a prior felony conviction within 10 years of applying for a license shall be eligible for licensure. Preempts home rule.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  2/14/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/15/2011HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/1/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 011-002-000
  3/2/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/29/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  3/31/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  3/31/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Lost 028-083-000

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