On Thursday March 28th, the Senate Labor and Commerce Committee hosted an executive session for HB 1794, “Concerning agreements between licensed marijuana businesses and other people and businesses, including royalty and licensing agreements relating to the use of intellectual property.”
- See details on the HB 1794's House policy committee public hearing and executive session. Engrossed Substitute HB 1794 (ESHB 1794) was passed by the full House on March 7th with one amendment. On March 19th, the Senate Labor and Commerce Committee hosted a public hearing for the bill.
- Senior Committee Counsel Richard Rogers informed the committee no amendments were put forward (audio – 4m, video).
- The bill was passed without discussion by voice vote and was referred to the Senate Rules Committee with a “do pass” recommendation (audio – 1m, video).