SB18-235 - Colorado Industrial Hemp Research And Development Authority

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning the creation of the Colorado industrial hemp research and development authority.

The bill creates the Colorado industrial hemp research and development task force to study whether to develop an industrial hemp research and development authority to develop, fund, and promote educational, research, and development programs and collaborative efforts concerning industrial hemp. The task force consists of 8 members with expertise in the industrial hemp industry or higher education. On or before December 31, 2018, the task force is required to prepare a report on its findings and recommendations and to submit the report to the Colorado office of economic development and the agricultural committees in the house of representatives and the senate.

(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
05/03/2018 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
05/02/2018 - House Second Reading Special Order - Passed - No Amendments
04/30/2018 - House Committee on Agriculture, Livestock, & Natural Resources Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
04/27/2018 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Agriculture, Livestock, & Natural Resources
04/27/2018 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/26/2018 - Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor
04/19/2018 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 04/26/2018 - No Amendments
04/17/2018 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 04/19/2018 - No Amendments
04/12/2018 - Senate Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy Refer Amended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole
04/09/2018 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy