HB1150 (2020) Detail

Permitting qualified patients visiting from out-of-state to access New Hampshire therapeutic cannabis dispensaries.


HB 1150 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2177

01/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1150

 

AN ACT permitting qualified patients visiting from out-of-state to access New Hampshire therapeutic cannabis dispensaries.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Cushing, Rock. 21; Rep. Conley, Straf. 13; Rep. Knirk, Carr. 3; Rep. McGuire, Merr. 29; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Sen. French, Dist 7; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5

 

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill permits out-of-state residents qualified in their home state to purchase therapeutic cannabis at New Hampshire therapeutic dispensaries.  This bill also establishes a penalty of $5 per cannabis plant for a qualifying patient who possesses 3 or fewer plants.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2177

01/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT permitting qualified patients visiting from out-of-state to access New Hampshire therapeutic cannabis dispensaries.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Use of Cannabis for Therapeutic Purposes; Therapeutic Use of Cannabis Protections.  Amend RSA 126-X:2, V(b) to read as follows:

(b)  A visiting qualifying patient shall not cultivate [or purchase] cannabis in New Hampshire or obtain cannabis from [alternative treatment centers or from] a qualifying New Hampshire patient.

2  New Paragraph; use of Cannabis for Therapeutic Purposes; Exception.  Amend RSA 126-X:2 by inserting after paragraph II the following new paragraph:

II-a.  Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, a qualifying patient who possesses 3 or fewer cannabis plants shall be guilty of a violation not to exceed $5 per plant or a maximum penalty of $15.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB1150 at GenCourtMobile
HB1150 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 29, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 13, 2020 House Exec Session
Feb. 18, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1150 Revision: 6786 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 10:32 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs
Jan. 29, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/29/2020 10:00 am LOB 205
Feb. 12, 2020 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/12/2020 10:00 am LOB 104
Feb. 13, 2020 Executive Session: 02/13/2020 11:00 am LOB 205
Feb. 18, 2020 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 02/18/2020 01:00 pm LOB 205 (if not exec'd on the 13th)
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0448h (Vote 16-2; CC)