Year Passed: 2017
Summary: SB 1726 was enacted on June 16, 2017 and directs the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to authorize and oversee the development of industrial hemp pilot projects at certain universities. Commercialization projects may be allowed after two years with certain conditions. Authorizes the universities to develop pilot projects in partnership with public, nonprofit, and private entities. Requires a university to submit a report within two years of establishing a pilot program.