Kan. Admin. Regs. § 4-34-28 - Access to records and property

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) Acceptance of a license shall constitute a grant of authority by each licensee allowing the secretary to inspect all records related to the cultivation or production of industrial hemp.
(b) Each licensee shall grant the secretary access to all land identified for the cultivation or production of industrial hemp for purposes of inspection to determine compliance with the act and the implementing regulations. In addition to pre-harvest sampling and testing of all industrial hemp plants being cultivated or produced pursuant to the act as specified in K.A.R. 4-34-24, in accordance with federal law, each licensee's premises and records related to the cultivation or production of industrial hemp shall be subject to annual inspection to ensure compliance with the act and the implementing regulations.
(c) Each licensee shall consent to the secretary's providing information to the United States department of agriculture, law enforcement, fire and rescue agencies, and the public regarding each licensed growing area. Additionally, each licensee shall consent to the secretary's providing information about any licensed growing area, including global positioning system coordinates, to representatives of the United States department of agriculture, Kansas bureau of investigation, United States drug enforcement agency, and other law enforcement agencies.
(d) Each licensed growing area and all adjacent areas shall be subject to inspection by the secretary. The secretary shall have complete, unrestricted, and immediate access to all industrial hemp plants, plant parts, grain, and seeds, whether growing or not, including access to all land, buildings, facilities, motor vehicles, and other structures used for industrial hemp-related activities. Access shall be granted at reasonable times, without interference or obstruction, with or without cause, and with or without advance notice. The secretary's right of access specified in this regulation shall include the unrestricted right to inspect or take samples of any industrial hemp plants, plant parts, grain, or seeds, whether growing or not, present at the location being accessed, as well as the right to inspect any reports or records pertaining to industrial hemp plants, plant parts, grain, or seeds.

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Kan. Admin. Regs. § 4-34-28
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 2019 Supp. 2-3906; adopted by Kansas Register Volume 39, No. 52; effective January 8, 2021.

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