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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

Industrial hemp - treatment as an agricultural product - commodity handler and farm product licensing - commissioner to set registration fee schedule. The act 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". The act also 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". Further, the act authorizes the commissioner of agriculture to set a fee schedule for industrial hemp cultivation registration.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
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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
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