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South Dakota Industrial Hemp Legislation

South Dakota State Legislature

HB 1054

Authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp.

Status: Failed in committee 5-4

HCR 1017

Urging Congress, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), the United States Department of Justice, and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to recognize industrial hemp as a valuable agricultural commodity. Introduced in the House on 2/07/2014. Adopted by the House on 2/13/2014. Introduced in the Senate 2/18/2014. Failed in Senate 2/19/2014.
Read the text of HCR 1017 here (HTML).
Download the text of HCR 1017 here (PDF file 16k).

Initiated Measure 1

Voter initiative which failed to pass, as only 39% voted in favor.
Read text of Initiated Measure 1 (HTML, scroll to bottom of page).
Download the text of Initiated Measure 1 (PDF file 127k).
Initiated Measure 1 Official Returns (HTML).

SB 86

Voted down in Senate committee.
Read the text of SB 86 here (HTML).
Download the text of SB 86 here (PDF file 7k).

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