Industrial hemp; federal regulations, adoption in Virginia. (SB827)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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 »


01/28/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/08/20 20103433D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/14/2020Assigned ACNR sub: Hemp
01/27/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB827)
01/28/2020Incorporated by Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (SB918-Marsden) (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB942.