MD SB426 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 13 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-13 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 501
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Providing that growers, processors, and dispensaries licensed under certain provisions of law are subject to the Maryland Antitrust Act and the Maryland Sales Below Cost Act; repealing the provision prohibiting the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission from issuing more than one medical cannabis grower license to each applicant; requiring the Commission to allow a person to have an ownership interest in or control of up to four dispensaries licensed under a certain provision of law; etc.

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Medical Cannabis – Regulation of Dispensaries, Growers, and Processors


Roll Calls

2019-03-30 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (129-7) (Y: 129 N: 7 NV: 3 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-03-28 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (42-1) (Y: 42 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2019-05-13SenateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 501
2019-04-08SenateReturned Passed
2019-04-06HouseThird Reading Passed (129-7)
2019-04-05HouseSecond Reading Passed
2019-04-05HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2019-04-05HouseFavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
2019-04-04HouseHearing canceled
2019-04-04HouseHearing 4/05 at 11:00 a.m.
2019-04-04HouseHearing 4/04 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-04-04HouseRereferred to Health and Government Operations
2019-04-03HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
2019-04-03SenateThird Reading Passed (42-1)
2019-04-02SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-04-02SenateSubstitute Floor Amendment {573620/2 (Senator West) Adopted
2019-04-01SenateSpecial Order until 4/2 (Senator Hough) Adopted
2019-04-01SenateFloor Amendment {573620/2 (Senator West)
2019-04-01SenateFloor Amendment {573620/1 (Senator West) Withdrawn
2019-03-29SenateSpecial Order until 4/1 (Senator West) Adopted
2019-03-29SenateFloor Amendment {573620/1 (Senator West)
2019-03-29SenateFavorable with Amendments {468570/1 Report Adopted
2019-03-27SenateSpecial Order until 3/28 (Senator West) Adopted
2019-03-27SenateFavorable with Amendments {468570/1
2019-03-19SenateSpecial Order until 3/26 (Senator West) Adopted
2019-03-19SenateFavorable with Amendments {468570/1
2019-03-13SenateSpecial Order until 3/19 (Senator West) Adopted
2019-03-13SenateFavorable with Amendments {468570/1
2019-03-12SenateLaid Over (Senator Zirkin) Adopted
2019-03-12SenateFavorable with Amendments {468570/1
2019-03-11SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2019-02-06SenateHearing 2/26 at 12:00 p.m.
2019-02-01SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings


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