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H*3559 (Rat #0059, Act #0037 of 2017) General Bill, By Pitts, Ott, Putnam, Gagnon, Atkinson, Dillard, Martin, West, Hill, Bedingfield, Gilliard, Kirby, Davis, King, Whipper and Govan
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Summary: Industrial hemp cultivation
    A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 55, TITLE 46, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CULTIVATION OF INDUSTRIAL HEMP, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITIONS OF TERMS CONTAINED IN THIS CHAPTER, TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM "HUMAN CONSUMPTION", TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDUSTRIAL HEMP PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE THAT INDUSTRIAL HEMP IS AN AGRICULTURAL CROP UPON WHICH AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION MAY CONDUCT RESEARCH, TO PROVIDE THAT INDUSTRIAL HEMP OR HEMP PRODUCTS MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED AN ADULTERANT, TO PROVIDE PROVISIONS THAT REGULATE THE GROWING, SELLING, AND IMPORTATION OF INDUSTRIAL HEMP AND HEMP SEED, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT EXCLUDES INDUSTRIAL HEMP FROM THE DEFINITION OF MARIJUANA, TO REVISE THE PROVISION THAT SPECIFIES THAT CERTAIN CONDUCT REGARDING THE MANUFACTURING, DISTRIBUTION, PURCHASE, AND OTHER ACTIVITIES RELATING TO DISGUISING MARIJUANA TO MAKE IT APPEAR TO BE INDUSTRIAL HEMP, AND TO PROVIDE FOR LABORATORY TESTING OF INDUSTRIAL HEMP.
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01/24/17House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 26)
01/24/17House Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 26)
01/25/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Putnam, Gagnon
01/26/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Atkinson, Davis, Dillard
01/31/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Martin
02/01/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: West
02/02/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hill, Bedingfield
02/22/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Gilliard
03/23/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Kirby
03/23/17House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 4)
03/28/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: King
03/29/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Whipper
03/29/17House Amended (House Journal-page 59)
03/29/17House Requests for debate-Rep(s). Tallon, Burns, Loftis, GR Smith, Long, Pitts, Ryhal, Hewitt, West (House Journal-page 59)
03/29/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Govan
04/04/17House Read second time (House Journal-page 47)
04/04/17House Roll call Yeas-105 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 50)
04/05/17 Scrivener's error corrected
04/05/17House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 78)
04/05/17Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 8)
04/05/17Senate Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources (Senate Journal-page 8)
04/20/17Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Agriculture and Natural Resources (Senate Journal-page 10)
04/21/17 Scrivener's error corrected
05/02/17Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 31)
05/02/17Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 31)
05/02/17Senate Roll call Ayes-35 Nays-1 (Senate Journal-page 31)
05/03/17 Scrivener's error corrected
05/03/17Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 26)
05/04/17House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 56)
05/09/17 Ratified R 59
05/11/17 Signed By Governor
05/17/17 Effective date 05/10/17
05/18/17 Act No. 37



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