S.1576: A bill to provide that the owner of a water right may use the water for the cultivation of industrial hemp, if otherwise authorized by State law.

Author's Summary: "To provide that the owner of a water right may use the water for the cultivation of industrial hemp, if otherwise authorized by State law."

IB's Summary: This bill written by Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado is aimed at the growing hemp industry in our state with a modificiation of complex water rights laws in the West to support hemp-related agricutlural efforts.

https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/1576/text?r=9


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