SB17-109 - Industrial Hemp Animal Feed

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning the use of industrial hemp in products designed for consumption.

The bill creates a group under the commissioner of agriculture to study the feasability of including hemp products in animal feed. The group includes a hemp producer, a hemp processor, a legal expert, a person from an institution of higher education who has studied hemp policy, a veterinarian, a livestock producer, and any other person the commissioner determines would facilitate understanding the legal, practical, or business considerations. The group will make recommendations by December 31, 2017.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


Latest update: March 20, 2017
03/20/2017 - Governor Signed
03/16/2017 - Sent to the Governor
03/16/2017 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
03/16/2017 - Signed by the President of the Senate
03/10/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/09/2017 - House Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/06/2017 - House Committee on Agriculture, Livestock, & Natural Resources Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
02/16/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Agriculture, Livestock, & Natural Resources
02/14/2017 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
02/13/2017 - Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee
02/09/2017 - Senate Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy Refer Amended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole
01/27/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy