7 U.S. Code § 1639q. Department of Agriculture

(a)Department of Agriculture plan
(1) In general

In the case of a State or Indian tribe for which a State or Tribal plan is not approved under section 1639p of this title, the production of hemp in that State or the territory of that Indian tribe shall be subject to a plan established by the Secretary to monitor and regulate that production in accordance with paragraph (2).

(2) ContentA plan established by the Secretary under paragraph (1) shall include—
(A)
a practice to maintain relevant information regarding land on which hemp is produced in the State or territory of the Indian tribe, including a legal description of the land, for a period of not less than 3 calendar years;
(B)
a procedure for testing, using post-decarboxylation or other similarly reliable methods, delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration levels of hemp produced in the State or territory of the Indian tribe;
(C) a procedure for the effective disposal of—
(i)
plants, whether growing or not, that are produced in violation of this subchapter; and
(ii)
products derived from those plants;
(D)
a procedure to comply with the enforcement procedures under subsection (c)(2);
(E)
a procedure for conducting annual inspections of, at a minimum, a random sample of hempproducers to verify that hemp is not produced in violation of this subchapter; and
(F)
such other practices or procedures as the Secretary considers to be appropriate, to the extent that the practice or procedure is consistent with this subchapter.
(b) Licensing

The Secretary shall establish a procedure to issue licenses to hemp producers in accordance with a plan established under subsection (a).

(c) Violations
(1) In general

In the case of a State or Indian tribe for which a State or Tribal plan is not approved under section 1639p of this title, it shall be unlawful to produce hemp in that State or the territory of that Indian tribe without a license issued by the Secretary under subsection (b).

(2) Negligent and other violations

A violation of a plan established under subsection (a) shall be subject to enforcement in accordance with paragraphs (2) and (3) of section 1639p(e) of this title, except that the Secretary shall carry out that enforcement instead of a State department of agriculture or Tribal government.

(3) Reporting to Attorney General

In the case of a State or Indian tribe covered by paragraph (1), the Secretary shall report the production of hemp without a license issued by the Secretary under subsection (b) to the Attorney General.

(d) Information sharing for law enforcement
(1) In generalThe Secretary shall—
(A)
collect the information described in paragraph (2); and
(B)
make the information collected under subparagraph (A) accessible in real time to Federal, State, territorial, and local law enforcement.
(2) ContentThe information collected by the Secretary under paragraph (1) shall include—
(A) contact information for each hempproducer in a State or the territory of an Indian tribe for which—
(i)
a State or Tribal plan is approved under section 1639p(b) of this title; or
(ii)
a plan is established by the Secretary under this section;
(B)
a legal description of the land on which hemp is grown by each hempproducer described in subparagraph (A); and
(C) for each hempproducer described in subparagraph (A)—
(i) the status of—
(I)
a license or other required authorization from the Statedepartment of agriculture or Tribal government, as applicable; or
(II)
a license from the Secretary; and
(ii)
any changes to the status.
(Aug. 14, 1946, ch. 966, title II, § 297C, as added Pub. L. 115–334, title X, § 10113, Dec. 20, 2018, 132 Stat. 4912.)