Industrial hemp; VDACS to convene work group to assess opportunities for development of industry. (HB491)

Introduced By

Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville) with support from co-patron Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; industrial hemp industry working group; report. Directs the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to convene a working group to assess the opportunities for development and manufacturing in the industrial hemp industry. The Department shall report the analysis of the working group by November 30, 2020, to the Chairmen of the House Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources and the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources. Read the Bill »

Status

02/05/2020: In Committee

History

DateAction
01/03/2020Committee
01/03/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100900D
01/03/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/14/2020Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
01/22/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/22/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/29/2020Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Committee substitute printed 20106384D-H1
01/31/2020Read first time
02/03/2020Read second time
02/03/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20106384D-H1
02/03/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB491H1
02/04/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/04/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/06/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB491H1)

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