Commonwealth's medical cannabis program; SHHR to convene work group to review & make recommendation. (HB347)

Introduced By

Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Commonwealth's medical cannabis program; work group to review; report. Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Resources to convene a work group to review the Commonwealth's medical cannabis program and issues of critical importance to the medical cannabis industry and patients, including expansion of the medical cannabis program and the medical use of cannabis flowers, and to report its findings and recommendations, including any legislative recommendations, to the Governor, the Attorney General, and the Chairmen of the House Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions and the Senate Committee on Education and Health no later than October 1, 2020. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/01/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103173D
01/01/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2020Assigned HWI sub: Health Professions
01/29/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB347)
01/30/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/30/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 0-N)
02/04/2020Committee substitute printed 20107261D-H1
02/04/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB347H1)
02/05/2020Read first time
02/06/2020Passed by for the day
02/07/2020Read second time
02/07/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20107261D-H1
02/07/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB347H1
02/10/2020Read third time and passed House (60-Y 35-N)
02/10/2020VOTE: Passage (60-Y 35-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2020Referred to Committee on Rules
02/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB347H1)
02/21/2020Reported from Rules (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2020Passed by for the day
02/26/2020Passed by for the day
02/27/2020Read third time
02/27/2020Amendments by Senator McClellan withdrawn
02/27/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB347ER)
03/04/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB347ER)
03/05/2020Signed by Speaker
03/05/2020Signed by President
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/06/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 711 (effective 7/1/20)
04/06/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0711)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.

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