RI S2763 | 2016 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-1)
Status: Passed on July 12 2016 - 100% progression
Action: 2016-07-12 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Establishes permit the growth of hemp by properly licensed individuals or entities that have met the requirements of this chapter. Also provides that higher educational institutions could grow hemp for educational and research purposes.

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Relating To Agriculture And Forestry


Roll Calls

2016-06-18 - House - Passage in concurrence (Y: 53 N: 6 NV: 15 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2016-06-18 - Senate - Passage (Y: 27 N: 7 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2016-07-12SenateSigned by Governor
2016-07-08SenateTransmitted to Governor
2016-06-18HouseHouse passed Sub A in concurrence
2016-06-18HousePlaced on the House Consent Calendar (06/18/2016)
2016-06-18SenateSenate passed Sub A
2016-06-18SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/17/2016)
2016-06-18SenateCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2016-06-17SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (06/18/2016)
2016-05-10SenateCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2016-05-05SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (05/10/2016)
2016-03-10SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Judiciary


Rhode Island State Sources

Bill Comments