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2019-2020 Regular Session - HB 847
Hemp farming; definitions, penalties and criminal background checks; provide
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 23 of Title 2 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to hemp farming, so as to provide definitions; to provide for penalties; to provide for criminal background checks; to provide for compliance with federal laws and regulations; to provide for hemp nursery licensees; to provide for license and permit fees; to provide for testing of hemp samples; to provide for destruction of noncompliant hemp; to provide for violations of the state hemp plan; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/22/2020 - Effective Date
Jul/22/2020 - Act 484
Jul/22/2020 - House Date Signed by Governor
Jun/29/2020 - House Sent to Governor
Jun/22/2020 - Senate Transmitted House
Jun/22/2020 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Jun/22/2020 - Senate Third Read
Jun/19/2020 - Senate Read Second Time
Jun/18/2020 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/09/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/05/2020 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/05/2020 - House Third Readers
Feb/18/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/31/2020 - House Second Readers
Jan/30/2020 - House First Readers
Jan/29/2020 - House Hopper
03/05/2020 Passed House by Rules Committee Substitute; 03/05/2020 Modified Structured Rule; 06/18/2020 Notice of Minority Report; 06/22/2020 Immediately Transmitted to House
Jun/22/2020 - Senate Vote #674Yea(34)Nay(13)NV(6)
Mar/05/2020 - House Vote #532Yea(159)Nay(7)NV(3)
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