2019 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Carter
Regulation of Marijuana Businesses by VDACS

Item 90 #2h

Item 90 #2h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Agriculture and Forestry
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services FY2019 $50,000 FY2020 $50,000 GF

Page 93, line 16, strike "$3,513,746" and insert "$3,563,746".
Page 93, line 16, strike "$3,513,746" and insert "$3,563,746".


(This amendment adds $50,000 from the general fund each year to offset the costs associated with House Bill 2373, 2019 Session of the General Assembly, which legalizes simple marijuana possession and establishes a regulatory scheme for the regulation of marijuana cultivation facilities, marijuana manufacturing facilities, marijuana secure transporters, marijuana testing facilities, retail marijuana stores, and marijuana microbusinesses by the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services, which currently oversees the industrial hemp program.)