Kan. Admin. Regs. § 4-34-8 - Research processor license

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

(a) In addition to the requirements of K.A.R. 4-34-5, each individual who is issued a research processor license by the department shall meet the following requirements:
(1) Obtain industrial hemp plants, plant parts, or grain from a licensed research grower or licensed research distributor or from legally imported sources of industrial hemp;
(2) devitalize any industrial hemp grain within 10 days of receipt and take appropriate security measures to ensure that the industrial hemp grain cannot be stolen before it is devitalized;
(3) obtain and retain a copy of the following documents, if applicable:
(A) The research grower license of the primary licensee that cultivated, planted, grew, handled, harvested, conditioned, stored, distributed, or transported the industrial hemp plants, plant parts, or grain being received;
(B) the research distributor license of the primary licensee that handled, conditioned, stored, distributed, or transported the industrial hemp plants, plant parts, or grain being received; and
(C) the harvest certificate pertaining to the industrial hemp plants, plant parts, or grain being received by the licensee or a bill of lading or other documentation identifying the source of the industrial hemp plants, plant parts, or grain being received; and
(4) ensure that a copy of the harvest certificate pertaining to the industrial hemp plants, plant parts, or grain that was harvested or a bill of lading or other documentation identifying the source of the industrial hemp plants, plant parts, or grain accompanies the industrial hemp plants, plant parts, or grain being processed.
(b) Any licensed research processor may handle, store, or process industrial hemp plants, plant parts, or grain pursuant to the license issued by the department. A licensed research processor shall not handle, store, or process seeds.
(c)
(1) The primary licensee on a research processor license who processes industrial hemp plants, plant parts, or grain into hemp products in a mobile processing facility shall meet the following requirements:
(A) Notify the department of the mobile processing facility's planned processing locations no more than five days in advance of the first day of processing in each location. The primary licensee shall immediately notify the department of any changes to a submitted schedule; and
(B) at all times, operate in compliance with all state, county, and local laws, regulations, and ordinances.
(2) The primary licensee shall be present at each mobile processing facility's planned processing locations at all times while each mobile processing facility is operating.
(d) A licensed research processor shall not cultivate, plant, grow, harvest, condition, distribute, or transport industrial hemp plants, plant parts, grain, or seeds cultivated, planted, or grown by another licensee without first obtaining any required license issued by the department.
(e) A licensed research processor that processes industrial hemp plants, plant parts, or grain that were obtained from outside Kansas shall maintain a bill of lading or other documentation demonstrating that the industrial hemp plants, plant parts, or grain was legally imported into Kansas.
(f) Possession of a current research processor license shall not guarantee a licensee access to the premises of any private landowner. Permission for a licensee to enter the premises of any landowner shall be established contractually or otherwise by agreement of the licensee and the landowner.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 4-34-8
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 2-3902; adopted by Kansas Register Volume 38, No. 04; effective February 8, 2019.

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