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CS/CS/SB 1020: State Hemp Program

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Agriculture ; Bradley ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Albritton ; Hutson ; Bracy

State Hemp Program; Creating the state hemp program within the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; requiring licensees to use specified hemp seeds and cultivars; revising the colleges and universities at which the department is required to authorize and oversee the development of industrial hemp pilot projects; removing a condition for the implementation of industrial hemp commercialization projects, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 6/14/2019 - Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Innovation, Industry, and Technology (IT)
  2. Agriculture (AG)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/13/2019 Senate • Filed
2/22/2019 Senate • Referred to Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Agriculture; Rules -SJ 110
3/1/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Innovation, Industry, and Technology, 03/06/19, 10:30 am, 110 Senate Building
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 110
3/6/2019 Senate • Favorable by Innovation, Industry, and Technology; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 186
• Now in Agriculture
3/20/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture, 03/25/19, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Building
3/25/2019 Senate • CS by Agriculture; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 284
3/27/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Original reference(s) removed: Rules
• Remaining references corrected to Appropriations -SJ 303
• Now in Appropriations
4/2/2019 Senate • CS by Agriculture read 1st time -SJ 294
4/8/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/11/19, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/11/2019 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 349
4/15/2019 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/16/2019 Senate • CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 353
4/22/2019 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/19 -SJ 451
4/24/2019 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 430
• Amendment(s) adopted (925196) -SJ 432
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 433
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/25/2019 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 483
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 36 NAYS 0 -SJ 484
4/25/2019 House • In Messages
4/29/2019 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 1014
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/30/19
• Received -HJ 1015
4/30/2019 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 1075
• Amendment(s) adopted (250377) -HJ 1075, 1077
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/1/2019 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1116
• Amendment(s) adopted (119005, 751155) -HJ 1116, 1117
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 112 NAYS 1 -HJ 1117
5/1/2019 Senate • In returning messages
5/3/2019 Senate • Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (024859) -SJ 895
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 895
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 895
6/14/2019 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor