Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 5329
Session Year 2022
 


AN ACT CONCERNING CANNABIS.

To: (1) Impose additional limitations on the manner in which cannabis may be gifted, sold or transferred; (2) impose additional penalties for prohibited gifts, sales and transfers of cannabis; (3) specify that a producer (A) shall be liable for the remainder of the full conversion fee if the producer fails to create two equity joint ventures that receive a final license within a specified time frame, and (B) that receives license expansion authorization shall not create more than two equity joint ventures; (4) specify that a dispensary facility (A) shall be liable for the remainder of the full conversion fee if the dispensary facility fails to create two equity joint ventures that each receive a final license within a specified time frame, and (B) that converts its license to a hybrid-retailer license shall not create more than two equity joint ventures; (5) provide that the Social Equity Council shall not approve any equity joint venture that shares the same social equity applicant with another equity joint venture; (6) ban cannabis billboard advertisements; (7) modify certain provisions concerning advertisements by cannabis establishments and related businesses; and (8) eliminate a provision that prohibits a municipality from granting zoning approval for more retailers or micro-cultivators than a number that would allow for one retailer and one micro-cultivator for every twenty-five thousand residents of the municipality.

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 5/24/2022Signed by the Governor
 5/17/2022Transmitted by Secretary of the State to Governor
 5/17/2022Transmitted to the Secretary of State
 5/13/2022(LCO)Public Act 22-103
 5/4/2022In Concurrence
 5/4/2022Senate Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A
 5/4/2022Senate Adopted House Amendment Schedule A
 4/27/2022(LCO)File Number 672
 4/27/2022Senate Calendar Number 495
 4/27/2022Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 4/27/2022Immediate Transmittal to the Senate
 4/26/2022House Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A
 4/26/2022House Adopted House Amendment Schedule A 5358
 3/30/2022(LCO)File Number 202
 3/30/2022House Calendar Number 183
 3/30/2022Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 3/30/2022(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/24/2022(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 03/29/22 5:00 PM
 3/16/2022(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/15/2022(GL)Joint Favorable Substitute
 3/4/2022Public Hearing 03/08
 3/3/2022Referred to Joint Committee on General Law

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