Senate Bill 2667
115th Congress(2017-2018)
Hemp Farming Act of 2018
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Apr 12, 2018
Overview
Text
Introduced
Apr 12, 2018
Latest Action
Apr 16, 2018
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
2667
Congress
115
Policy Area
Agriculture and Food
Agriculture and Food
Primary focus of measure is agricultural practices; agricultural prices and marketing; agricultural education; food assistance or nutrition programs; food industry, supply, and safety; aquaculture; horticulture and plants. Measures concerning international trade in agricultural products may fall under Foreign Trade and International Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Kentucky
Connecticut
Kentucky
Louisiana
Minnesota
New Mexico
Colorado
North Carolina
North Carolina
North Dakota
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Virginia
Virginia
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Hemp Farming Act of 2018

This bill legalizes industrial hemp that has a tetrahydrocannabinol (THC, the psychoactive component of marijuana) concentration of no more than 0.3% by removing it from schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. States and Indian tribes may regulate the production of hemp by submitting a plan to the Department of Agriculture (USDA). The bill also makes hemp producers eligible for the federal crop insurance program and certain USDA research grants.

Text (1)
Actions (3)
04/16/2018
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 380.
04/12/2018
Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2124-2125)
04/12/2018
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Apr 13, 2018 4:26:00 AM
Updated
Dec 8, 2020 1:38:23 PM