SB 591

  • Virginia Senate Bill
  • 2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Jan 12, 2022
  • Passed Senate Feb 15, 2022
  • Passed House Mar 09, 2022
  • Governor

Marijuana; shape productions, definitions.

Abstract

Marijuana; shape prohibitions; definitions of marijuana and tetrahydrocannabinol. Modifies the definition of "marijuana" in several Code sections to (i) include any substance containing a total tetrahydrocannabinol concentration that exceeds 0.3 percent or more than 0.25 milligram of tetrahydrocannabinol per serving or more than one milligram per package and (ii) exclude industrial hemp that is possessed by a person who holds a hemp producer license issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture or his agent; an industrial hemp extract that contains a tetrahydrocannabinol concentration of no greater than 0.3 percent and no more than 0.25 milligram of tetrahydrocannabinol per serving or more than one milligram per package at the time such industrial hemp extract is offered for retail sale and is derived from industrial hemp grown, dealt, or processed in compliance with state or federal law; and any drug product containing tetrahydrocannabinol that is approved for marketing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and scheduled in the Drug Control Act by the Board of Pharmacy. The bill defines "tetrahydrocannabinol" to include any naturally occurring or synthetic tetrahydrocannabinol, including its salts, isomers, or salts of isomers. The bill removes references in the Code to delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol and amends numerous sections to accommodate for the definitional changes described above. The bill requires the Board of Directors of the Virginia Cannabis Control Authority to promulgate regulations that prohibit the production and sale of retail marijuana and retail marijuana products that depict or are in the shape of a human, animal, vehicle, or fruit. The bill has staggered effective dates.

Marijuana; shape prohibitions; definitions of marijuana and tetrahydrocannabinol. Modifies the definition of "marijuana" in several Code sections to (i) include any substance containing a total tetrahydrocannabinol concentration that exceeds 0.3 percent or more than 0.25 milligram of tetrahydrocannabinol per serving or more than one milligram per package and (ii) exclude industrial hemp that is possessed by a person who holds a hemp producer license issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture or his agent; an industrial hemp extract that contains a tetrahydrocannabinol concentration of no greater than 0.3 percent and no more than 0.25 milligram of tetrahydrocannabinol per serving or more than one milligram per package at the time such industrial hemp extract is offered for retail sale and is derived from industrial hemp grown, dealt, or processed in compliance with state or federal law; and any drug product containing tetrahydrocannabinol that is approved for marketing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and scheduled in the Drug Control Act by the Board of Pharmacy. The bill defines "tetrahydrocannabinol" to include any naturally occurring or synthetic tetrahydrocannabinol, including its salts, isomers, or salts of isomers. The bill removes references in the Code to delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol and amends numerous sections to accommodate for the definitional changes described above. The bill requires the Board of Directors of the Virginia Cannabis Control Authority to promulgate regulations that prohibit the production and sale of retail marijuana and retail marijuana products that depict or are in the shape of a human, animal, vehicle, or fruit. The bill has staggered effective dates.

Cannabis; shape prohibitions. Requires theBoard of Directors of the Virginia Cannabis Control Authority topromulgate regulations that prohibit the production and sale of retailmarijuana and retail marijuana products that depict or are in theshape of a human, animal, vehicle, or fruit.

Bill Sponsors (1)

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Apr 28, 2022

Senate

Left in Rehabilitation and Social Services

Apr 27, 2022

Senate

Rereferred to Rehabilitation and Social Services

Senate

Passed by temporarily

Senate

Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

Senate

Chair votes yes

Senate

Passed by for the day (20-Y 20-N)

Senate

Amendments specific and severable (0-Y 40-N)

Apr 11, 2022

Senate

Governor's recommendation received by Senate

Senate

Governor's substitute printed 22108127D-S4

Apr 04, 2022

Senate

Impact statement from DPB (SB591ER)

Mar 22, 2022

Senate

Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022

Office of the Governor

Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022

House

Signed by Speaker

Mar 21, 2022

Senate

Signed by President

Senate

Enrolled

Mar 10, 2022

Senate

Reconsideration of House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

Senate

House amendment agreed to by Senate (33-Y 7-N)

Senate

House amendment agreed to by Senate (30-Y 10-N)

Mar 09, 2022

House

Read third time

House

VOTE: Passage (89-Y 7-N)

House

Passed House with amendments (89-Y 7-N)

House

Engrossed by House as amended

House

Amendments by Delegate Leftwich agreed to

House

Substitute by Delegate Freitas withdrawn 22107326D-H1

House

Passed by temporarily

House

House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered

Mar 08, 2022

House

Passed by for the day

Senate

Impact statement from DPB (SB591H1)

Mar 07, 2022

House

Passed by for the day

Mar 04, 2022

House

Passed by for the day

Mar 03, 2022

House

Passed by for the day

Mar 02, 2022

House

Floor substitute printed 22107326D-H1 (Freitas)

House

Passed by for the day

Mar 01, 2022

House

Passed by for the day

Feb 28, 2022

House

Read second time

Feb 24, 2022

House

Placed on Calendar

House

Reported from General Laws (21-Y 1-N)

House

Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)

House

Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #5

House

Referred to Committee on General Laws

House

Read first time

Feb 17, 2022

Senate

Impact statement from DPB (SB591S3)

Feb 15, 2022

Senate

Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

Feb 14, 2022

Senate

Committee substitute rejected 22105974D-S1

Senate

Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB591S3

Senate

Committee substitute agreed to 22106520D-S3

Senate

Reading of substitute waived

Senate

Committee substitute rejected 22106399D-S2

Senate

Read second time

Feb 11, 2022

Senate

Impact statement from VCSC (SB591S2)

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)

Senate

Impact statement from DPB (SB591S2)

Feb 10, 2022

Senate

Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered

Senate

Committee substitute printed 22106520D-S3

Senate

Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (15-Y 0-N)

Senate

Impact statement from VCSC (SB591S1)

Feb 09, 2022

Senate

Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered

Senate

Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations

Senate

Committee substitute printed 22106399D-S2

Senate

Reported from Judiciary with substitute (14-Y 0-N)

Senate

Impact statement from DPB (SB591S1)

Feb 04, 2022

Senate

Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (12-Y 0-N 3-A)

Senate

Rereferred to Judiciary

Senate

Committee substitute printed 22105974D-S1

Senate

Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered

Feb 02, 2022

Senate

Senate subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered

Jan 18, 2022

Senate

Assigned Rehab sub: Cannabis

Jan 12, 2022

Senate

Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services

Senate

Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101413D

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Committee substitute printed 22105974D-S1 PDF HTML
Committee substitute printed 22106399D-S2 PDF HTML
Committee substitute printed 22106520D-S3 PDF HTML
Floor substitute printed 22107326D-H1 (Freitas) PDF HTML
SB591ER PDF HTML
Governor's substitute printed 22108127D-S4 PDF HTML

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Impact Statement: SB591FER122.PDF PDF
Fiscal Impact Statement: SB591FH1122.PDF PDF
Fiscal Impact Statement: SB591FS3122.PDF PDF
Fiscal Impact Statement: SB591FS2160.PDF PDF
Fiscal Impact Statement: SB591FS2122.PDF PDF
Fiscal Impact Statement: SB591FS1160.PDF PDF
Fiscal Impact Statement: SB591FS1122.PDF PDF
Amendment: SB591AHR HTML
Amendment: SB591AHE HTML
Amendment: SB591AH HTML
Amendment: SB591AG HTML

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