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2019-2020 Regular Session - HB 213
Georgia Hemp Farming Act; enact
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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 enact the "Georgia Hemp Farming Act"; to provide for unlawfulness of certain acts; to authorize certain academic research of hemp; to provide for licensing and permit requirements for hemp growers and hemp processors, respectively; to provide for the Department of Agriculture to enter into agreements regarding such testing and other matters;to amend Part 1 of Article 2 of Chapter 13 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to schedules, offenses, and penalties regarding regulation of controlled substances, so as to revise the definition of the term "marijuana"; to provide an exception to the scheduling of tetrahydrocannabinol and tetrahydrocannabinolic acid as controlled substances; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/10/2019 - Effective Date
May/10/2019 - Act 314
May/10/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/11/2019 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/02/2019 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/29/2019 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub As Amended
Mar/26/2019 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/26/2019 - Senate Third Read
Mar/22/2019 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/21/2019 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/28/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/27/2019 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/27/2019 - House Third Readers
Feb/20/2019 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/12/2019 - House Second Readers
Feb/11/2019 - House First Readers
Feb/08/2019 - House Hopper
02/27/2019 Modified Structured Rule; 03/29/2019 House agreed to Senate Substitute as House amended; 4/2/2019 Senate agreed to House amendment to Senate substitute
Apr/02/2019 - Senate Vote #380Yea(51)Nay(4)NV(0)
Mar/29/2019 - House Vote #345Yea(151)Nay(5)NV(14)
Mar/26/2019 - Senate Vote #265Yea(45)Nay(6)NV(2)
Mar/26/2019 - Senate Vote #264Yea(21)Nay(32)NV(0)
Mar/26/2019 - Senate Vote #263Yea(22)Nay(31)NV(1)
Feb/27/2019 - House Vote #83Yea(163)Nay(3)NV(8)
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