(a) Hemp producers must report any changes of contact information to the Department in writing within 14 calendar days of the change.
(b) Hemp producers who are entities must report any change in control of a business, any change in business structure, or any sale of a business.
(c) Licenses are nontransferrable.
(d) Hemp producers must identify the designated harvest lot using the Yurok Harvest Identifier format included in the policies and procedures for the Department.
(1) A designated harvest lot is an area of land that the hemp producers designate themselves in which the hemp producer produces a quantity of hemp, of the same variety, harvested in a distinct time frame that is: (A) cultivated in one contiguous production area within a production site; or (B) cultivated in a portion or portions of one contiguous production area within a production site. “Harvest lot” does not include a quantity of hemp comprised of hemp produced in noncontiguous production areas.
(2) Planting Report. Within 14 calendar days after planting any industrial hemp, each hemp producer shall submit a planting report to the Department that includes the GPS coordinates and a map showing the location and actual acreage or square feet of hemp planted.
(3) Pre-Harvest Notification. At least 14 calendar days prior to harvest, each hemp producer shall submit a pre-harvest notification to the Department, on a form provided by the Department, that includes the projected harvest date(s) and location(s) of each variety of hemp cultivated within a registered land area. A hemp producer must notify the Department immediately of any changes in the reported harvest dates in excess of seven calendar days.
(4) Post-Harvest Report. Within 14 calendar days post-harvest, each hemp producer shall submit a post-harvest report to the Department, on a form provided by the Department that includes the actual harvest date(s) and location(s) of each variety of hemp harvested within a registered land area. A hemp producer is not required to document the removal of male hemp plants on a post-harvest report if the male hemp plants are destroyed or utilized on the registered land area and are not transferred or sold.
(5) Each hemp producer shall ensure that the laboratory that conducts the test samples shall report those test results to the USDA and the Department.
(6) A hemp producer must retain all documentation of sampling and testing for at least three calendar years in a manner such that it can be readily provided to the Department upon request.
(7) The Department shall submit a Tribal hemp producer report, disposal report, remediation report, and annual report to the USDA Secretary not more than 30 days after the date on which the information is received.
(8) The Department will use the information it collects under this section for purposes of reporting and information sharing with USDA. All such information shall be submitted to the USDA in a format that is compatible with USDA’s information sharing system.