SB17-117

SB17-117 - Recognize Industrial Hemp Agricultural Product For Agricultural Water Right

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Concerning confirmation that industrial hemp is a recognized agricultural product for which a person with a water right decreed for agricultural use may use the water subject to the water right for industrial hemp cultivation.

In Colorado, water subject to a water right may be used for the purpose for which the water is decreed. The bill confirms that a person with an absolute or conditional water right decreed for agricultural use may use the water subject to the water right for the growth or cultivation of industrial hemp if the person is registered by the department of agriculture to grow industrial hemp for commercial or research and development purposes.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Latest update: April 24, 2017
04/24/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/21/2017 - House Second Reading Special Order - Passed - No Amendments
04/20/2017 - House Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
04/17/2017 - House Committee on Agriculture, Livestock, & Natural Resources Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
04/10/2017 - House Committee on Agriculture, Livestock, & Natural Resources Lay Over Unamended - Amendment(s) Failed
03/23/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Agriculture, Livestock, & Natural Resources
03/22/2017 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/21/2017 - Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee
03/20/2017 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
03/15/2017 - Senate Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy Refer Amended to Senate Committee of the Whole
01/27/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy