OR HB3000 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 8-2)
Status: Passed on September 25 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-09-25 - Chapter 542, (2021 Laws): Effective date July 19, 2021.
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Defines "adult use cannabis item," "artificially derived cannabinoid," "delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol" and "total delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol" for statutes related to marijuana and industrial hemp. Defines "adult use cannabis item," "artificially derived cannabinoid," "delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol" and "total delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol" for statutes related to marijuana and industrial hemp. Authorizes Oregon Liquor Control Commission to regulate artificially derived cannabinoids. Requires industrial hemp commodities or products intended for human consumption to be processed by licensed marijuana processor. Prohibits person other than licensed marijuana retailer from selling specified industrial hemp commodity or product to consumer. Requires commission to adopt rules establishing maximum concentration of total delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol and other cannabinoids, including artificially derived cannabinoids, in single serving of cannabinoid product. Allows Oregon Health Authority to disclose location of specified registered entities to person designated by State Department of Agriculture. Directs department to administer Oregon Hemp State Program for production, processing and sale of industrial hemp. Requires department to conduct criminal records check on applicant for industrial hemp grower license. Allows person licensed by department to transport within this state specified industrial hemp and industrial hemp commodities. Directs commission, in consultation with department, to adopt by rule maximum concentration of tetrahydrocannabinol, other cannabinoids and artificially derived cannabinoids in single servings of industrial hemp product. Requires department to establish by rule requirements for tracking transfer of specified industrial hemp commodities and products. Directs department to adopt rules to require industrial hemp grower to report to department loss of or intention to not plant crop. Requires grower ordered to destroy or remediate industrial hemp crop to provide to department documentation of destruction or remediation. Directs department to refuse to issue registration or take other specified action if person plants industrial hemp crop or commits specified violation prior to applying for grower registration. Allows marijuana processor to transfer, sell or transport industrial hemp commodity or product to person that is not marijuana processor, retailer or wholesaler if commodity or product meets specified requirements. Prohibits sale of industrial hemp commodity or product intended for human consumption to consumer unless commodity or product meets specified requirements. Establishes civil penalty not to exceed $10,000 applicable to certain persons growing industrial hemp crop that contains specified tetrahydrocannabinol concentration. Establishes Task Force on Cannabis-Derived Intoxicants. Requires task force to submit interim report not later than December 31, 2021, and final report not later than December 31, 2022, to interim committee of Legislative Assembly related to economic development. Increases distribution of moneys from Oregon Marijuana Account to Illegal Marijuana Market Enforcement Grant Program Fund. Directs commission to map locations of registered or licensed industrial hemp operations and licensed marijuana production premises and make map available to law enforcement and other specified parties. Directs commission to develop methodology to distinguish whether cannabis plant is industrial hemp or marijuana. Allows department to enter into interagency agreement with commission for purposes of enforcement. Requires department to adopt rules regarding law enforcement accompaniment of department representatives for purposes of protection. Allows Governor to order Oregon National Guard to assist department with enforcement. Creates crime of unlawful production of marijuana. Punishes by maximum of 364 days' imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both. Sunsets January 1, 2024. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

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Relating to cannabis; and declaring an emergency.


Roll Calls

2021-06-26 - House - House Third Reading in Concurrence (Y: 55 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2021-06-25 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 24 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2021-06-21 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 58 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-06-16 - House - House Committee Do pass with amendments to the B-Eng bill. (Printed C-Eng.) (Y: 23 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-27 - House - House Committee Do pass with amendments to the A-Eng bill, and be referred to Ways and Means. (Printed B-Eng) (Y: 7 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-13 - House - House Committee Do pass with amendments and be referred to Rules. (Printed A-Eng.) (Y: 5 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-09-25HouseChapter 542, (2021 Laws): Effective date July 19, 2021.
2021-07-19HouseGovernor signed.
2021-06-30SenatePresident signed.
2021-06-29HouseSpeaker signed.
2021-06-26HouseHouse concurred in Senate amendments and repassed bill. Ayes, 55; Excused, 4--Hayden, Morgan, Smith G, Weber.
2021-06-25SenateVote explanation(s) filed by Boquist, Robinson.
2021-06-25SenateRules suspended. Third reading. Carried by Hansell. Passed. Ayes, 24; Nays, 3--Boquist, Linthicum, Robinson; Excused, 3--Heard, Manning Jr, Thatcher.
2021-06-25SenateRecommendation: Do pass with amendments to the C-Eng. bill, to resolve conflicts. (Printed D-Eng.)
2021-06-25SenateSecond reading.
2021-06-24SenateWork Session held.
2021-06-21SenateReferred to Ways and Means.
2021-06-21SenateFirst reading. Referred to President's desk.
2021-06-21HouseVote explanation(s) filed by Boshart Davis.
2021-06-21HouseRules suspended. Third reading. Carried by Morgan. Passed. Ayes, 58; Excused, 1--Prusak.
2021-06-21HouseSecond reading.
2021-06-18HouseRecommendation: Do pass with amendments and be printed C-Engrossed.
2021-06-16HouseWork Session held.
2021-06-14HouseReturned to Full Committee.
2021-06-14HouseWork Session held.
2021-06-08HouseAssigned to Subcommittee On Transportation and Economic Development.
2021-06-03HouseReferred to Ways and Means by order of Speaker.
2021-06-03HouseRecommendation: Do pass with amendments, be printed B-Engrossed, and be referred to Ways and Means.
2021-05-27HouseWork Session held.
2021-05-14HouseWork Session held.
2021-04-20HousePublic Hearing held.
2021-04-19HousePublic Hearing held.
2021-04-16HouseReferred to Rules by order of Speaker.
2021-04-16HouseRecommendation: Do pass with amendments, be printed A-Engrossed, and be referred to Rules.
2021-04-13HouseWork Session held.
2021-04-01HouseWork Session held.
2021-03-30HousePublic Hearing held.
2021-03-25HousePublic Hearing held.
2021-01-26HouseReferred to General Government.
2021-01-21HouseFirst reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

Oregon State Sources

Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/CommitteeReports/MajorityReport/32057
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/CommitteeReports/MajorityReport/32752
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/CommitteeReports/MajorityReport/32983
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/MeasureVotes?id=532283
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/MeasureVotes?id=534104
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/MeasureVotes?id=534624

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