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New York Hemp Law & Legislation

2016
A 9310

Authorizes the sale, distribution, transportation and processing of industrial hemp. Modifies existing legislation to clarify that state pilot programs allow the research into marketing of hemp to include processing, sale and distribution of hemp.

Position: Support

A 8034

Establishes procedures for the growing of industrial hemp.

Position: Support

2014
A 9140

Authorizes the growing of industrial hemp as part of an agricultural pilot program. Introduced 3/20/2014. Passed both chambers on 6/11/2014.

Status: Signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo on 12/17/2014.

2013
S05978

Establishes procedures for the growing of industrial hemp. Introduced on 11/4/2013. Referred to the Rules Committee on 11/4/2013.
Referred to the Agriculture Committee on 1/8/2014.
Download the text of S05978 as Introduced here (HTML).
Download the text of S05978 as Introduced here (PDF file 115k).

A08297

Establishes procedures for the growing of industrial hemp. Introduced on 12/6/2013. Referred to the Agriculture Committee on 1/8/2014.
Download the text of A08297 as Introduced here (HTML).
Download the text of A08297 as Introduced here (PDF file 115k).


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