Industrial hemp; federal regulations, adoption in Virginia. (HB942)

Introduced By

Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville) with support from co-patrons Del. Les Adams (R-Chatham), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), and Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield)

Progress

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

Description

Industrial hemp; federal regulations; adoption in Virginia. Directs the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services to conform the regulations of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to any federal regulation adopted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, immediately upon publication in the Federal Register, that materially expands opportunities for growing, producing, or dealing in industrial hemp in the Commonwealth. The bill exempts such regulatory amendments by the Board from the Administrative Process Act. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »

Status

03/06/2020: Passed the General Assembly

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Presented and ordered printed with emergency clause 20100902D
01/07/2020Committee
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/08/20 20100902D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/14/2020Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
01/22/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/24/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB942)
01/29/2020Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2020Read first time
02/03/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2020Read third time and passed House (94-Y 0-N)
02/04/2020VOTE: Passage Emergency (94-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/17/2020Assigned ACNR sub: Hemp
02/25/2020Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2020Read third time
02/28/2020Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2020Passed Senate (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2020Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2020Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Enrolled
03/05/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB942ER)
03/05/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB942ER)
03/06/2020Signed by Speaker
03/06/2020Signed 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

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB827.

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