Florida Senate - 2019                                    SB 1020
       By Senator Bradley
       5-01720-19                                            20191020__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to hemp; creating s. 581.084, F.S.;
    3         providing definitions; authorizing the Department of
    4         Agriculture and Consumer Services to adopt rules to
    5         administer a state hemp program; providing an
    6         effective date.
    8  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   10         Section 1. Section 581.084, Florida Statutes, is created to
   11  read:
   12         581.084Hemp production.—
   13         (1)As used in this section, the term:
   14         (a)“Hemp” means the plant Cannabis sativa L. and any part
   15  of that plant, including the seeds thereof and all derivatives,
   16  extracts, cannabinoids, isomers, acids, salts, and salts of
   17  isomers, whether growing or not, with a total delta-9
   18  tetrahydrocannabinol concentration that does not exceed 0.3
   19  percent on a dry weight basis. Hemp produced in accordance with
   20  this section is not cannabis as defined in s. 893.02.
   21         (b)“Hemp products” means all products derived from or made
   22  by processing hemp plants or plant parts that are prepared in a
   23  form available for retail sale, including, but not limited to,
   24  cosmetics, personal care products, food intended for animal or
   25  human consumption, cloth, cordage, fiber, fuel, paint, paper,
   26  particleboard, plastics, and any product containing one or more
   27  hemp-derived cannabinoids, such as cannabidiol.
   28         (2)The department may adopt rules to administer a state
   29  hemp program pursuant to 7 U.S.C. s. 1639p. The rules shall
   30  include, but are not limited to, the production and sale of hemp
   31  products and provisions required for a state hemp program as
   32  provided by federal law.
   33         Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.