HI SB1548 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future SB1548


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 25 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-01-30 - Referred to AEN/CPN, WAM/JDC.
Pending: Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Repeals redundant regulations on hemp production, which will reduce costs for the State and Hawaii farmers. Amends hemp law in a manner that recognizes the unique constraints of Hawaii farmers, while protecting human health. Allows licensed hemp producers to sell hemp biomass. Requires transparency in labeling of hemp products to identify the percentage of Hawaiigrown hemp or hemp product in all hemp products. Requires and appropriates moneys for the Department of Health to hire or consult a toxicologist or consultant familiar with hemp industry standards for the purpose of setting defined action limits or exposure levels for different types of hemp products. Extends the State's hemp processor law through 7/1/2027. Repeals on 7/1/2027.

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Relating To Hemp.



2023-01-30SenateReferred to AEN/CPN, WAM/JDC.
2023-01-27SenatePassed First Reading.

Same As/Similar To

SB1548 (Carry Over) 2023-01-30 - Referred to AEN/CPN, WAM/JDC.
HB1359 (Same As) 2023-07-12 - Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 263, 07/11/2023, (Gov. Msg. No. 1377).


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