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HB 448 (BR 1190) - D. Johnson

     AN ACT relating to industrial hemp.
     Amend KRS 260.850 to align definition for "certified seed" with federal requirements; define the term "extract"; clarify definitions of "hemp products" and "industrial hemp" to include extracts and align with federal definition; create a new section of KRS Chapter 260 outlining marketing and transportation requirements for industrial hemp and industrial hemp products; amend KRS 260.855 to align THC concentration level requirements to that of federal law.


     HCS1 - Create a new section in KRS Chapter 260 to define the term "extract"; clarify that hemp products and extract may be sold in a state with an industrial hemp research program or among states with an industrial hemp research program; clarify that the definition of "industrial hemp" shall adhere to that adopted by federal law.

     Feb 16, 2017 - introduced in House
     Feb 21, 2017 - to Agriculture (H)
     Feb 27, 2017 - posted in committee
     Mar 01, 2017 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 02, 2017 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday March 3, 2017
     Mar 03, 2017 - 3rd reading, passed 96-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 06, 2017 - received in Senate
     Mar 07, 2017 - to Agriculture (S)
     Mar 15, 2017 - taken from Agriculture (S); 1st reading; returned to Agriculture (S)
     Mar 30, 2017 - received in House