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HB 942

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 07, 2020
  • Passed House Feb 04, 2020
  • Passed Senate Feb 28, 2020
  • Governor

Industrial hemp; federal regulations, adoption in Virginia.

Abstract

Industrial hemp; federal regulations; adoption in Virginia. Directs the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services to conform the regulations of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to any federal regulation adopted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, immediately upon publication in the Federal Register, that materially expands opportunities for growing, producing, or dealing in industrial hemp in the Commonwealth. The bill exempts such regulatory amendments by the Board from the Administrative Process Act. The bill contains an emergency clause.

Bill Sponsors (4)

Daniel W. Marshall, III

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 14
Primary

Les R. Adams

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 16
Cosponsor

Mark L. Keam

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 35
Cosponsor

Roxann L. Robinson

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 27
Cosponsor

Votes


Actions


Apr 02, 2020

Office of the Governor

Approved by Governor-Chapter 620 (effective 4/2/20)

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 (HB942ER)

Feb 28, 2020

Senate

Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N)

Senate

Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N)

Senate

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

Senate

Passed Senate (36-Y 0-N)

Senate

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

Senate

Read third time

Feb 27, 2020

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)

Feb 25, 2020

Senate

Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (12-Y 0-N)

Feb 17, 2020

Senate

Assigned ACNR sub: Hemp

Feb 05, 2020

Senate

Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed

Feb 04, 2020

House

Read third time and passed House (94-Y 0-N)

House

VOTE: Passage Emergency (94-Y 0-N)

Feb 03, 2020

House

Read second time and engrossed

Jan 31, 2020

House

Read first time

Jan 29, 2020

House

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

Jan 24, 2020

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB942)

Jan 22, 2020

House

Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)

Jan 14, 2020

House

Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture

Jan 07, 2020

House

Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

House

Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/08/20 20100902D

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Impact statement from DPB (HB942) HTML
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB942ER) HTML
Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0620) HTML

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