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86th Texas Legislature

by Jax

Current Bills, Joint Resolutions and Action Alerts

The 86th Texas Legislature convenes on January 8th, 2019, but the pre-filing period began on November 12th. Lawmakers have begun introducing legislation for consideration during the upcoming legislative session. (Learn more about preparing for the session here.) This list will be updated as more legislation is introduced.

Marijuana related bills:

Priority

HB 63 (Rep. Joe Moody) — Relating to the civil and criminal penalties for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia; creating a criminal offense. Participate in our action alert for HB 63!

SB 156 (Sen. Jose Rodríguez) – Relating to the civil and criminal penalties for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia; creating a criminal offense. Please participate in our action alert for SB 156!

SB 460 (Sen. Nathan Johnson) – Relating to reducing criminal penalties for possession of marihuana. Please participate in our action alert for SB 460!

SB 90 (Sen. Jose Menendez) — Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by qualifying patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and testing facilities; authorizing fees. Please participate in our action alert for SB 90!

HB 1365 (Rep. Eddie Lucio, III) – Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, processing, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and testing facilities; authorizing a fee. Please participate in our action alert for HB 1365!

HB 1325 (Rep. Tracy King) – Relating to the production and regulation of hemp and products made from hemp; requiring authorization to produce hemp; authorizing penalties; authorizing fees. Support hemp bills filed in the House! Support hemp bills filed in the Senate!

Penalty Reduction

HB 335 (Rep. Harold Dutton) – Relating to the penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marihuana and eligibility for placement on community supervision or on deferred adjudication community supervision for that offense.

HB 371 (Rep. Alma Allen) – Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marihuana.

HB 753 (Rep. Gene Wu) – Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of 0.35 ounces or less of marihuana.

HB 1206 (Rep. Sheryl Cole) – Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of marihuana.

Medical Cannabis

SB 400 (Sen. Royce West) – Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and terminal illnesses and the licensing of dispensing organizations and cannabis testing facilities; authorizing a fee.

HB 1405 (Rep. Shawn Thierry) – Relating to the prescription of low-THC cannabis by certain qualified physicians for certain patients diagnosed with a terminal illness.

HB 209 (Rep. Ron Reynolds) — Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by qualifying patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and testing facilities; authorizing fees.

HB 1187 (Rep. Leo Pacheco) – Relating to prescribing low-THC cannabis to certain patients for compassionate use.

HB 1338 (Rep. Leo Pacheco) – Relating to prescribing low-THC cannabis to certain patients for compassionate use.

HB 122 (Rep. Gina Hinojosa) — Relating to the medical use of marihuana; providing an affirmative defense to prosecution for possession of marihuana.

Concentrates

HB 186 (Rep. Terry Canales) — Relating to the determination of the weight of marihuana and other tetrahydrocannabinols for the purpose of the prosecution and punishment of the offense of possession of those substances.

SB 760 (Sen. Nathan Johnson) – Relating to the prosecution of and criminal penalties for the possession of marihuana concentrate; creating criminal offenses.

HB 551 (Rep. Terry Canales) – Relating to the prosecution of and criminal penalties for the possession of marihuana concentrate; creating criminal offenses.

Hemp

HB 1230 (Rep Dominguez) – Relating to the production and regulation of hemp.

HB 1657 (Rep.Roland Gutierrez) – Relating to the production and regulation of hemp.

SB 116 (Sen. Jose Menendez) — Relating to industrial hemp; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees.

HB 989 (Rep. Ryan Guillen) – Relating to industrial hemp; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees.

Misc

HB 1013 (Rep. James White) – Relating to repealing automatic driver’s license suspensions for certain drug offenses.

SB 691 (Sen. Nathan Johnson) – Relating to repealing automatic driver’s license suspensions for certain drug offenses.

HB 1196 (Rep Meza) – Relating to changing statutory references to marihuana to cannabis.

HB 1228 (Rep Shaheen) – Relating to political subdivision regulations, including zoning rules, concerning the cultivation, production, dispensing, or possession of low-THC cannabis.

Marijuana related joint resolutions:

Medical Use

HJR 21 (Rep. Ron Reynolds) — Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize and regulate the possession, cultivation, and sale of cannabis for medical use.

SJR 7 (Sen. Jose Rodríguez) – Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize and regulate the possession, cultivation, and sale of cannabis for medical use.

HJR 66 (Rep. Donna Howard) – Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating the net revenue from any tax on the sale or use of cannabis or marijuana to public education.

Retail Adult Use

SJR 8 (Sen. Jose Rodríguez) – Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize and regulate the possession, cultivation, and sale of cannabis.

Misc

HJR 17 (Rep. Richard Peña Raymond) – Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the taxation of the sale or use of certain prescription medicine. This section does not prohibit the legislature from imposing a tax on the sale or use of marijuana.

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