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Monday, November 12, 2012

Kentucky Industrial Hemp Commission
will hold meeting after years of dormancy

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul

The Kentucky Industrial Hemp Commission will hold a special meeting after years of dormancy on Wednesday, Nov. 14 in Frankfort. This meeting was called at the request of a majority of the Commission’s members, including Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer.
 

Staff from the office of U.S. Sen. Rand Paul will make a presentation at this meeting along with honored guests. This meeting is open to the public. The meeting starts at 10 a.m. at the Office of Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer at 111 Corporate Drive, Frankfort.
 

Meeting agenda:
 

· James Comer, Commissioner of Agriculture – Call to Order

· Media Notification

· Roll Call

· Commissioner Comer – Welcome

· Identification and Introduction of Members and Guests

· New Business:

- Members – Election of Chairman

- U.S. Sen. Rand Paul’s staff and honored guests – Presentation regarding funding for Commission

- Members – Discussion of potential legislation, educational and public outreach efforts, infrastructure issues related to hemp

- Members – Discussion of latest news and developments in hemp industry

- Members – Discussion of potential staffing for Commission

- Members – Discussion of potential additional members to the Commission

· Other Business:

- Commissioner Comer – update on Department efforts

- Members – Considerations for next meeting date

· Adjournment

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