Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate Became Law
12/30/2019     01/22/2020  

Industrial hemp products; signage, green cross emblem.

Authorizes any locality to adopt ordinances restricting the display by any business that sells hemp products of the symbol of a green cross with arms of equal length on exterior signage. The bill also authorizes the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services to adopt regulations restricting such display.

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12/30/2019 House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100821D Open

            

2020 SESSION

    20100821D
    HOUSE BILL NO. 248
    Offered January 8, 2020
    Prefiled December 30, 2019
    A BILL to amend and reenact � 3.2-4114 of the Code of Virginia and to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Article 1 of Chapter 9 of Title 15.2 a section numbered 15.2-926.5, relating to industrial hemp product; green cross symbol; signage.
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    Patron-- Lindsey
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    Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
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    Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

    1. That � 3.2-4114 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted and that the Code of Virginia is amended by adding in Article 1 of Chapter 9 of Title 15.2 a section numbered 15.2-926.5 as follows:

    3.2-4114. Regulations.

    A. The Board may adopt regulations pursuant to this chapter as necessary to register persons to grow, deal in, or process industrial hemp or implement the provisions of this chapter.

    B. The Board may adopt regulations pursuant to this chapter to restrict the display on exterior signage of the symbol of a green cross with arms of equal length by any business that sells hemp products.

    15.2-926.5. Local regulation of signage displaying green cross symbol.

    Any locality may by ordinance restrict the display on exterior signage of the symbol of a green cross with arms of equal length by any business that sells hemp products as defined in � 3.2-4112.

    Picture Name From Date Type
    Joseph C. Lindsey D-Richmond Sponsor
    Date Branch Action
    01/22/2020 House House: Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 3-N)
    01/14/2020 House House: Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
    12/30/2019 House House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100821D
    12/30/2019 House House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
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    Authorizes any locality to adopt ordinances restricting the display by any business that sells hemp products of the symbol of a green cross with arms of equal length on exterior signage. The bill also authorizes the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services to adopt regulations restricting such display.
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    ---------- Patron-- Lindsey ---------- Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources ---------- Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia: 1


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