Industrial Hemp Program Study Committee
Charge: Evaluate the potential for and logistics of establishing an industrial hemp program in Iowa, including but not limited to the economic and environmental impact of establishing the program and regulatory aspects relating to industrial hemp production, and submit recommendations, if deemed appropriate, to the General Assembly by January 1, 2017.
Members: 3 Senate/3 House
Meeting Day: Monday, Nov. 21, 2016
Meeting Time: 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Meeting Location: Room 103, Sup. Ct. Chamber
Agenda: Industrial Hemp Program Study Committee
LSA Contacts: Richard Nelson, Legal Services, (515) 242-5822; Andrew Ward, Legal Services, (515) 725-2251.
Internet Site: https://www.legis.iowa.gov/committees/committee?ga=86&groupID=703
Industrial Hemp Program Study Committee (J)
- Kevin Kinney (D, District 39), Co-Chair
- William A. Dotzler Jr. (D, District 31)
- Tim L. Kapucian (R, District 38)
SF 329 (passed in committee, March 2, 2017)
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