SB18-205

SB18-205 - Industrial Hemp Designation Agricultural Product

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning the regulation of industrial hemp as an agricultural product, and, in connection therewith, identifying the unprocessed seeds of industrial hemp as a commodity under the "Commodity Handler Act" and industrial hemp as a farm product under the "Farm Products Act".

Section 1 of the bill includes the unprocessed seeds of industrial hemp in the definition of 'commodity' within the 'Commodity Handler Act', thus subjecting a person who acts as a commodity handler with respect to the unprocessed seeds of industrial hemp to the licensing requirements set forth in the 'Commodity Handler Act'.

Section 2 includes industrial hemp in the definition of 'farm products' within the 'Farm Products Act', thus subjecting a person who acts as a farm products dealer, small-volume dealer, or agent to the licensing requirements set forth in the 'Farm Products Act'.

Section 3 reiterates these licensing requirements within the act governing industrial hemp cultivation in Colorado.

Section 4 authorizes the commissioner to set a fee schedule for industrial hemp cultivation registration.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

 

Latest update: May 29, 2018
05/29/2018 - Governor Signed
05/11/2018 - Sent to the Governor
05/11/2018 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
05/11/2018 - Signed by the President of the Senate
05/02/2018 - Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass
05/01/2018 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/30/2018 - House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Floor
04/26/2018 - House Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
04/23/2018 - House Committee on Agriculture, Livestock, & Natural Resources Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
04/03/2018 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Agriculture, Livestock, & Natural Resources
03/28/2018 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/27/2018 - Senate Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/22/2018 - Senate Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy Refer Unamended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole
03/12/2018 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy