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2017 House Bill 1060: Concerning the administration of marijuana to students for medical purposes
Introduced by Rep. Brian Blake (Longview) (D) on January 9, 2017   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Education Committee on January 9, 2017
Substitute offered in the House on February 3, 2017 Requires school districts to allow students to consume marijuana for medical purposes on school grounds, aboard a school bus, or while attending a school- sponsored event. Directs school districts to establish policies related to the consumption of marijuana by students for medical purposes if requested by the parent or guardian of a student who is a qualifying patient.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on February 7, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Brad Klippert (Kennewick) (R) on March 3, 2017 Removes the provisions of the bill establishing policies related to the consumption of marijuana for medical purposes by students at school and allowing for such consumption. Removes the severability clause. Prohibits the use of marijuana at school in a form that is classified as a schedule I controlled substance. Allows for cannabinoids that are approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration, prescribed by a licensed health care provider, and dispensed by a licensed pharmacist, to be administered to students at school.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 3, 2017
Received in the Senate on March 7, 2017
Referred to the Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee on March 7, 2017
Referred to the Senate Ways & Means Committee on March 29, 2017
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on April 4, 2017