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SB1353 SD3 HD2       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO INDUSTRIAL HEMP.
Report Title: Industrial Hemp; Permanent Program; Controlled Substances; Legalization; Hemp Genetics; State Plan; Appropriations ($)
Description: Requires the Department of Agriculture to establish a permanent industrial hemp program. Imposes a monetary penalty on any person who produces hemp without authorization from a state or federal program. Establishes an affirmative defense to criminal penalties for the cultivation of industrial hemp. Authorizes licensees to utilize hemp genetics from other states if certain requirements are met. Authorizes the use of temporary inspectors to perform industrial hemp inspections. Exempts certain persons who transport and move certain hemp plant materials from certain penalties and reporting requirements. Amends definitions of "marijuana" in state law to clarify that hemp is not marijuana. Requires the Chairperson of the Board of Agriculture to prepare and submit a proposed state plan to monitor and regulate hemp production, including commercial production and research, to the federal Secretary of Agriculture pursuant to section 297B of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946, as amended. Requires reports to the Governor and Legislature. Establishes a new industrial hemp special fund. Appropriates funds. (SB1353 HD2)
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: AGR, JUD, FIN
Introducer(s): GABBARD, BAKER, RUDERMAN, S. Chang, English, Ihara, Shimabukuro

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1/24/2019SIntroduced.
1/24/2019SPassed First Reading.
1/28/2019SReferred to AEN/JDC, WAM.
1/31/2019SThe committee(s) on AEN/JDC has scheduled a public hearing on 02-08-19 2:00PM in conference room 224.
2/8/2019SThe committee(s) on AEN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in AEN were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, Ruderman, K. Rhoads, L. Thielen; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Fevella.
2/8/2019SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, Gabbard, Kim; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Wakai, Fevella.
2/15/2019SReported from AEN/JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 661) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
2/15/2019SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
2/15/2019SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-19-19 9:30AM in conference room 211.
2/19/2019SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 8 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 5 Excused: Senator(s) English, Harimoto, K. Kahele, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi.
3/1/2019SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1053) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
3/1/2019S48 Hrs. Notice 03-05-19.
3/5/2019SFloor Amendment No. 4 offered.
3/5/2019SFloor amendment adopted as amended (SD 3).
3/5/2019SSeparated Committee Report.
3/5/2019SReport filed.
3/5/2019S48 Hrs. Notice 03-07-19.
3/7/2019SPassed Third Reading, as amended (SD 3). Ayes, 23; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 2 (Senator(s) Harimoto, L. Thielen). Transmitted to House.
3/7/2019HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 527) in amended form (SD 3).
3/7/2019HPass First Reading
3/7/2019HReferred to AGR, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 28
3/8/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by AGR on Wednesday, 03-13-19 8:30AM in House conference room 312.
3/13/2019HThe committees on AGR recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Creagan, DeCoite, Cabanilla Arakawa, Cachola, Holt, Onishi, Perruso, Okimoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
3/15/2019HReported from AGR (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1359) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to JUD.
3/15/2019HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) McKelvey, Nakamura, Quinlan, Takumi excused (4).
3/15/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Monday, 03-18-19 2:05PM in House conference room 325.
3/18/2019HThe committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 03-19-19.
3/18/2019HBill scheduled for decision making on Tuesday, 03-19-19 2:00PM in conference room 325.
3/19/2019HThe committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 03-21-19.
3/19/2019HBill scheduled for decision making on Thursday, 03-21-19 2:00PM in conference room 325.
3/21/2019HThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Brower, Creagan, McKelvey, Morikawa, Say, Takayama, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Lowen, Yamane.
3/22/2019HReported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1696) as amended in HD 2, recommending referral to FIN.
3/22/2019HReport adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 2 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Quinlan, Yamane excused (2).

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SB1353 SD3 HD2






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
AEN/JDC 224 2/08/2019 2:00 PM View
WAM 211 2/19/2019 9:30 AM View
AGR 312 3/13/2019 8:30 AM View
JUD 325 3/18/2019 2:05 PM View
JUD 325 3/19/2019 2:00 PM View
JUD 325 3/21/2019 2:00 PM View