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HB 491

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 03, 2020
  • Passed House Feb 04, 2020
  • Passed Senate Feb 28, 2020
  • Governor

Industrial hemp; VDACS to convene work group to assess opportunities for development of industry.

Abstract

Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; industrial hemp industry working group; report. Directs the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to convene a working group to assess the opportunities for development and manufacturing in the industrial hemp industry. The Department shall report the analysis of the working group by November 30, 2020, to the Chairmen of the House Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources and the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources.

Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; industrial hemp industry working group; report. Directs the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to convene a working group to assess the opportunities for development and manufacturing in the industrial hemp industry. The Department shall report the analysis of the working group by November 30, 2020, to the Chairmen of the House Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources and the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources.

Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; industrial hemp marketing plan; report. Directs the Board ofDirectors and Chief Executive Officer of the Virginia Economic DevelopmentPartnership Authority to develop a marketing plan for industrialhemp. The bill requires the Authority to report to the Chairmen ofthe House Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resourcesand the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and NaturalResources by November 30, 2020, on its marketing plan and its progresstoward meeting the goals and objectives stated in the marketing plan.

Bill Sponsors (5)

Daniel W. Marshall, III

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 14
Primary

Les R. Adams

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 16
Cosponsor

James E. Edmunds, II

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 60
Cosponsor

Mark L. Keam

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 35
Cosponsor

Roxann L. Robinson

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 27
Cosponsor

Votes


Actions


Apr 06, 2020

Office of the Governor

Approved by Governor-Chapter 745 (effective 7/1/20)

Mar 12, 2020

Office of the Governor

Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020

House

Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020

Mar 06, 2020

Senate

Signed by President

House

Signed by Speaker

Mar 05, 2020

House

Enrolled

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB491ER)

Mar 02, 2020

House

Senate amendments agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)

House

VOTE: Adoption (99-Y 0-N)

House

Placed on Calendar

Feb 28, 2020

Senate

Read third time

Senate

Reading of amendments waived

Senate

Committee amendments agreed to

Senate

Engrossed by Senate as amended

Senate

Passed Senate with amendments (37-Y 0-N)

Senate

Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)

Senate

Passed Senate with amendments (36-Y 0-N)

Senate

Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N)

Senate

Passed Senate with amendments (36-Y 0-N)

Feb 27, 2020

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)

Feb 25, 2020

Senate

Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendments (13-Y 0-N)

Feb 17, 2020

Senate

Assigned ACNR sub: Hemp

Feb 06, 2020

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB491H1)

Feb 05, 2020

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed

Senate

Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources

Feb 04, 2020

House

VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N)

House

Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)

Feb 03, 2020

House

Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB491H1

House

Read second time

House

Committee substitute agreed to 20106384D-H1

Jan 31, 2020

House

Read first time

Jan 29, 2020

House

Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (21-Y 0-N)

House

Committee substitute printed 20106384D-H1

Jan 22, 2020

House

Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)

House

House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered

Jan 14, 2020

House

Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture

Jan 03, 2020

House

Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100900D

House

Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB491H1 HTML
Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB491H1 HTML
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB491ER) HTML
Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0745) HTML

Related Documents

Document Format
Amendment: HB491ASE HTML
Amendment: HB491AS HTML

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