Kan. Admin. Regs. § 4-34-30 - State educational institutions

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

(a) Each state educational institution shall obtain a license before cultivating or producing industrial hemp for research purposes.
(b) Each state educational institution shall be exempt from all application and licensing fees if the state educational institution's license application is accompanied by a written summary of the research to be performed, except as provided in subsection (f).
(c) Each state educational institution shall be subject to all other requirements applicable to a hemp producer, except that a state educational institution may request the waiver of any requirement in K.A.R. 4-34-1 through K.A.R. 4-34-30 by submitting a written request to the secretary that explains why the waiver of an existing regulation is necessary for the proposed research.
(d) In spite of subsection (c), a state educational institution shall not request a waiver of the fingerprint-based state and national criminal history record check or corrective action plan requirements.
(e) Each state educational institution seeking licensure shall designate an individual as the primary licensee for any license. The primary licensee shall be responsible for all employees, agents, students, and volunteers of the institution, and any activities that the institution undertakes, related to industrial hemp at the locations identified in each application. The costs associated with fingerprinting and the required state and national criminal history record check shall be the responsibility of the individual designated as the primary licensee.

The head of a department of the state educational institution, or a similar person with supervisory authority, shall submit a written letter designating the responsible individual as the primary licensee along with the application.

(f) Upon written request, a state educational institution may be granted a multiyear license that is valid for up to five years for completion of a multiyear research project.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 4-34-30
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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