2000 | Kentucky hemp bill HJR 121 passes in House, dies in Senate

Updated: Jan 19, 2019


On February 25, 2000, a resolution, Kentucky HJR 121, "A Request the United States Drug Enforcement Administration to revise federal policy to allow state regulated development of industrial hemp production and processing" was introduced in the U.S. House. The third reading of the bill in the House took place on March 15, 2000 and the bill was adopted 48-2.


Despite the overwhelming amount of support in the House, the bill died in the Senate.

Timeline

Feb 25-introduced in House Feb 28-to Agriculture and Small Business (H) Feb 29-posted in committee Mar 9-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar Mar 10-2nd reading, to Rules Mar 13-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 14, 2000 Mar 15-3rd reading, adopted 48-27 Mar 16-received in Senate Mar 21-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S) Mar 23-reported without opinion Mar 24-1st reading, to Calendar Mar 27-2nd reading, to Rules

[Click here to download PDF of HJR 121 text.]

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Sources

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/recarch/00rs/HJ121.htm

http://www.votehemp.com/PDF/HJ121_2000.pdf


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