Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021
(a) Each licensee
who sells, trades, barters, gives away, or otherwise transfers any unprocessed
industrial hemp to any other person shall ensure that the unprocessed
industrial hemp is accompanied by a signed bill of lading that includes the
licensee's license number, the total quantity of industrial hemp transferred,
the date the transfer occurred, and the name of the person acquiring the
industrial hemp. A certificate of analysis or other similar document shall be
attached to the bill of lading.
Each person who sells, trades, barters, gives away, or otherwise transfers
unprocessed industrial hemp subsequent to an initial transfer involving
unprocessed industrial hemp as specified in subsection (a) shall record the
transfer and shall amend the bill of lading or attach the information regarding
the subsequent transfer to the original bill of lading and shall include the
name of the person acquiring possession of the industrial hemp, the amount of
industrial hemp transferred, and the date of the transfer. Any individual in
possession of unprocessed industrial hemp plants, plant parts, grain, or seeds
without a valid hemp producer's license or a bill of lading may be presumed to
have unlawfully cultivated or produced hemp in violation of the act or gained
possession of industrial hemp plants, plant parts, grain, or seeds that were
cultivated or produced in violation of the act.
(c) Each licensee shall comply with all
local, state, and federal laws and regulations related to the transportation of
industrial hemp and with the act.