2013 | Kentucky hemp bill SB 50 passes in Senate, goes to House

Updated: Jan 19, 2019


On Thursday, February 14, 2013, SB 50 was posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day; with its third reading, it passed 31-6 with Committee Substitute. It was introduced in the House the next day. Click here to learn more about SB 50.

Timeline

Jan 11-introduced in Senate Feb 5-to Agriculture (S) Feb 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute Feb 12-2nd reading, to Rules Feb 14-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 14, 2013; 3rd reading, passed 31-6 with Committee Substitute

Feb 15-received in House


Click on the links below to learn more about Kentucky hemp bill SB 50 and follow up legislation:

January 8th, 2013 - Kentucky hemp bill SB 50 introduced in Senate

February 14th, 2013 - Kentucky hemp bill SB 50 passes in Senate, goes to House

February 15, 2013 - Kentucky hemp bill SB 50 passes in House, goes to Governor

April 7, 2013 - Kentucky hemp bill SB 50 becomes law without Governor's signature

February 7, 2014 - Farm Bill legalizes hemp production for research purposes

April 5, 2014 - Kentucky hemp bill SB 50 becomes law under new Farm Bill

March 6, 2017 - Kentucky bill could expand hemp pilot program

March 7, 2017 - Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Quarles praises legislature's approval of hemp bill

April 3, 2017 - Kentucky General Assembly passes two bills improving hemp pilot program

December 20, 2018 - Hemp gets the green light; now federally legal in the U.S.

December 27, 2018 - Kentucky becomes first state to request USDA approval of hemp program

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Sources

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/13RS/SB50.htm

http://www.votehemp.com/PDF/KY_SB_50_2013.pdf

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