STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
This is a trailer appropriation bill for the Department of Agriculture. It addresses the fiscal impact of
H122, which defines hemp and establishes guidelines for the permitted transfer and growth of hemp as an
agricultural and industrial commodity.
This bill provides an additional appropriation of 1.00 FTP, $12,500 in personnel costs, and $7,500
in operating expenditures from the General Fund for FY 2019. For FY 2020, it adds an additional
appropriation of 0.50 FTP, $130,000 in ongoing personnel costs, $50,000 in onetime personnel costs, and
$100,000 in onetime operating expenditures, for a total of $280,000 from the General Fund.
Rob J Sepich
Budget and Policy Analysis
DISCLAIMER: This statement of purpose and fiscal note are a mere attachment to this bill and prepared by a proponent
of the bill. It is neither intended as an expression of legislative intent nor intended for any use outside of the legislative
process, including judicial review (Joint Rule 18).
Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Note S1213