GA HB465 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)
Status: Introduced on February 22 2017 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2017-02-24 - House Second Readers
Pending: House Judiciary - Non-Civil Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 2 of the O.C.G.A., relating to agriculture, so as to add a new chapter which provides for the creation of an Industrial Hemp Commission; to provide for membership of such commission; to provide for the establishment of a research program in cooperation with state universities; to provide for authority of the commission to seek certain permits or waivers from the federal government; to provide the commission with authority to issue licenses to cultivate industrial hemp for research and commercial purposes; to provide for compliance with certain prerequisites for issuance of such license; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Title

Industrial Hemp Commission; create

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2017-02-24HouseHouse Second Readers
2017-02-23HouseHouse First Readers
2017-02-22HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources


Bill Comments 750

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