Update: The Governor signed the law on April 27 and it will go into effect July 23, 2017
Update: The Senate passed HB 2064 48-0 on April 12. The bill will now go to the Governor for their signature or veto.
Update: Executive action was taken in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice on March 22 at 8:00 AM. Majority reported that it do pass.
Update: HB 2064 held a public hearing in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice on March 9 at 10:00 AM.
Update: HB 2064 has unanimously passed the House and awaits action in the Senate.
Legislation is before lawmakers, House Bill 2064, to amend state law so that industrial hemp is not longer classified under the state’s uniform controlled substances act.
If passed, hemp plants will no longer be regulated as a controlled substance.
Please use the prewritten letter below to urge lawmakers to support this legislation.
For more information about this bill and other pending legislation, please contact Washington NORML.