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Legislative Session number- 85

Bill Name: SF3537

"Industrial Hemp Development Act"; providing for state economy and agricultural
industry promotion of industrial hemp by permitting regulated industrial hemp
industry development; authorizing industrial hemp as an agricultural product;
placing enforcement under the commissioner of agriculture; authorizing regulated
and lawful industrial hemp agriculture and commercial sales; requiring licensure
for cultivation; specifying licensee requirements, compliance and notification
requirements; requiring the commissioner to promulgate certain rules; requiring
fee credit to the industrial hemp account and establishing the account in the
agricultural fund; establishing an affirmative defense for possession of
marijuana; exempting industrial hemp from the marijuana and wild hemp