2017 Texas Cannabis Legislation

The following bills have been filed for the 2017 85th Texas legislative session which pertain to cannabis, marijuana, marihuana, and hemp.

HB 58 – Marijuana Court
HB 81 – Civil Penalty
HB 82 – Reclassify Ounce or less from Class B Misdemeanor to Class C
HB 130 – Description Currently Not Available
HB 436 – Drug Testing TANF
HB 542 – Drug Testing Medical Benefits
HB 674 – Suspension of Student Under 6 Years of Age
HB 680 – Reclassify .35 ounces or less from Class B Misdemeanor to Class C
HB 726 – Student Removal From Classroom
HB 775 – Drug Testing TANF
HB 780 – CBD Zoning Rules
HB 2107 – Whole Plant Medical (Companion bill for SB 269)
HB 2200 – Medical Marijuana Affirmative Defense
HB 3587 – Industrial Hemp
HJR 46 – Voter Initiative Legalize Recreational
SB 170 – Civil Penalty
SB 268 – Drug Testing TANF
SB 269 – Whole Plant Medical
SJR 17 – Voter Initiative Legalize Recreational
SJR 18 – Voter Initiative Legalize Medical

Get an “at a glance look” at where these bills are courteous of Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy.

Dates of Interest

The session begins Tuesday, January 10, 2017.

The cutoff date to file bills is Friday, March 10, 2017.

Bills must be passed out of committee by Monday, May 8, 2017.

The session ends on Monday, May 29, 2017

The last day the governor can sign or veto any bills passed during the regular session is Sunday, June 18, 2017.

*Updated as of 5/3/17