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2019 Senate Bill 203: Prescribe marijuana business license applicant definition
Introduced by Sen. Michael MacDonald (R) on March 13, 2019
To revise details of a 2018 law establishing the definition of who qualifies as an “applicant” for a marijuana business license. The bill would specify that applicants include a company's manager and officers, partners, directors and stockholders who own at least 10 percent, and their spouses. Applicants are subject to an extensive background check process.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee on March 13, 2019
Reported in the Senate on March 19, 2019
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 28 to 9 in the Senate on March 21, 2019.
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To revise details of a 2018 law establishing the definition of an “applicant” for a marijuana business license. The bill would specify that applicants include a company's manager and officers, partners, directors and stockholders who own at least 10 percent, and their spouses. Applicants are subject to an extensive background check process.
Received in the House on March 21, 2019
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on March 21, 2019
Reported in the House on April 9, 2019
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on April 16, 2019

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