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2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 465
Industrial Hemp Commission; create
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 2 of the O.C.G.A., relating to agriculture, so as to add a new chapter which provides for the creation of an Industrial Hemp Commission; to provide for membership of such commission; to provide for the establishment of a research program in cooperation with state universities; to provide for authority of the commission to seek certain permits or waivers from the federal government; to provide the commission with authority to issue licenses to cultivate industrial hemp for research and commercial purposes; to provide for compliance with certain prerequisites for issuance of such license; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/24/2017 - House Second Readers
Feb/23/2017 - House First Readers
Feb/22/2017 - House Hopper