Virginia Cannabis Control Authority; membership criteria for Board members, allocation of revenues. (HB301)

Introduced By

Del. Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper)

Progress

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

Description

Board of Directors of the Virginia Cannabis Control Authority; Cannabis Public Health Advisory Council; membership criteria; allocation of revenue. Requires that one member of the Board of Directors of the Virginia Cannabis Control Authority (the Board) be a person who has recovered from a substance use disorder and is not employed by a government entity. The bill increases from 21 to 25 the number of members on the Cannabis Public Health Advisory Council and requires that four members be persons who have recovered from a substance use disorder and are not employed by a government entity. The bill requires that 40 percent of the Board's net profits distributed to the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services be allocated to private certified recovery residences that provide low-cost evidence-based substance use disorder treatment and recovery services and satisfy certain other requirements set forth in the bill. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Committee
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102177D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/02/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB301)
02/15/2022Left in General Laws

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