Timeline to Implementation

 
1. January 5, 2019, is the effective date of amendment. Subsection (j).


2. By July 1, 2019 –the department shall adopt regulations necessary for implementation of the amendment. (see subsection (e)(1))

3. By October 1, 2019- each county or municipality shall enact an ordinance or regulation specifying the entity within the county or municipality that would be responsible for processing applications and issuance of licenses to operate a marijuana establishment in the event the department fails to timely do so. (see subsection (e)(4))

4. By October 1, 2019 - the department shall begin accepting applications. (see subsection (e)(7)(a))

5. After October 1, 2019 - an applicant may resubmit an application to the county or municipality and the county or municipality may issue annual licenses, if the department fails to timely issue a license or provide reason for denial to an applicant within ninety days of receipt of the application. (see subsection (e)(8))

6. After October 1, 2019 - an applicant may resubmit an application to the county or municipality and the county or municipality may issue annual licenses, if the department fails to timely adopt regulations. (see subsection (e)(9))