Maine LD 119: An Act To Allow for the Cultivation of Hemp

LD 119 (subjects: PRODUCTS , HEMP )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=119&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Sen. David Miramant of Knox: (D – District 12) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

9 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
1/22/2015 Senate Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY
suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator Edgecomb of Aroostook REFERRED to the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
1/22/2015 House Bill REFERRED to the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/5/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Allow for the Cultivation of Hemp

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 7 MRSA 2231, sub- 4, as enacted by PL 2009, c. 320, 1, is amended to read:

4. License issued. Upon review and approval of an application, the commissioner shall notify the applicant and request that the application fee determined under subsection 7 be submitted. Upon receipt of the appropriate fee and in accordance with subsection 8, the commissioner shall issue a license, which is valid for a period of one year and only for the site or sites specified in the license.

Sec. 2. 7 MRSA 2231, sub- 8, as enacted by PL 2009, c. 320, 1, is repealed.

SUMMARY

This bill removes the requirement for certain federal action before a license for industrial hemp cultivation may be issued.

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This information about LD 119 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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