Florida Senate - 2019 SB 1020 By Senator Bradley 5-01720-19 20191020__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to hemp; creating s. 581.084, F.S.; 3 providing definitions; authorizing the Department of 4 Agriculture and Consumer Services to adopt rules to 5 administer a state hemp program; providing an 6 effective date. 7 8 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 9 10 Section 1. Section 581.084, Florida Statutes, is created to 11 read: 12 581.084 Hemp production.— 13 (1) As used in this section, the term: 14 (a) “Hemp” means the plant Cannabis sativa L. and any part 15 of that plant, including the seeds thereof and all derivatives, 16 extracts, cannabinoids, isomers, acids, salts, and salts of 17 isomers, whether growing or not, with a total delta-9 18 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration that does not exceed 0.3 19 percent on a dry weight basis. Hemp produced in accordance with 20 this section is not cannabis as defined in s. 893.02. 21 (b) “Hemp products” means all products derived from or made 22 by processing hemp plants or plant parts that are prepared in a 23 form available for retail sale, including, but not limited to, 24 cosmetics, personal care products, food intended for animal or 25 human consumption, cloth, cordage, fiber, fuel, paint, paper, 26 particleboard, plastics, and any product containing one or more 27 hemp-derived cannabinoids, such as cannabidiol. 28 (2) The department may adopt rules to administer a state 29 hemp program pursuant to 7 U.S.C. s. 1639p. The rules shall 30 include, but are not limited to, the production and sale of hemp 31 products and provisions required for a state hemp program as 32 provided by federal law. 33 Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.