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SB18-205

Industrial Hemp Designation Agricultural Product

Concerning the regulation of industrial hemp as an agricultural product, and, in connection therewith, identifying the unprocessed seeds of industrial hemp as a commodity under the "Commodity Handler Act" and industrial hemp as a farm product under the "Farm Products Act".
Session:
2018 Regular Session
Subject:
Agriculture
Bill Summary

Section 1 of the bill includes the unprocessed seeds of industrial hemp in the definition of 'commodity' within the 'Commodity Handler Act', thus subjecting a person who acts as a commodity handler with respect to the unprocessed seeds of industrial hemp to the licensing requirements set forth in the 'Commodity Handler Act'.

Section 2 includes industrial hemp in the definition of 'farm products' within the 'Farm Products Act', thus subjecting a person who acts as a farm products dealer, small-volume dealer, or agent to the licensing requirements set forth in the 'Farm Products Act'.

Section 3 reiterates these licensing requirements within the act governing industrial hemp cultivation in Colorado.

Section 4 authorizes the commissioner to set a fee schedule for industrial hemp cultivation registration.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

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Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    05/29/2018 Signed Act PDF
    05/11/2018 Final Act PDF
    05/01/2018 Rerevised PDF
    04/30/2018 Revised PDF
    03/28/2018 Reengrossed PDF
    03/27/2018 Engrossed PDF
    03/12/2018 Introduced PDF