Registration as grower, handler or producer
- submission of application
- establishment of provisions for transfer of registration and fees by regulation.
1.A person shall not grow or handle hemp or produce agricultural hemp seed unless the person is registered with the Department as a grower, handler or producer, as applicable.
2.A person who wishes to grow or handle hemp must register with the Department as a grower or handler, as applicable.
3.A person who wishes to produce agricultural hemp seed must register with the Department as a producer unless the person is:
(a)A grower registered pursuant to subsection 2 who retains agricultural hemp seed solely pursuant to subsection 3 of NRS 557.250; or
(b)A grower or handler registered pursuant to subsection 2 who processes seeds of any plant of the genus Cannabis which are incapable of germination into commodities or products.
4.A person who wishes to register with the Department as a grower, handler or producer must submit to the Department the fee established pursuant to subsection 8 and an application, on a form prescribed by the Department, which includes:
(a)The name and address of the applicant;
(b)The name and address of the applicant’s business in which hemp or agricultural hemp seed will be grown, handled or produced, if different than that of the applicant;
(c)Information concerning the land and crop management practices of the applicant; and
(d)Such other information as the Department may require by regulation.
5.Registration as a grower, handler or producer expires on December 31 of each year and may be renewed upon submission of an application for renewal containing:
(a)Proof satisfactory to the Department that the applicant complied with the provisions of this chapter and the regulations adopted pursuant thereto relating to testing of hemp;
(b)Proof satisfactory to the Department that the land and crop management practices of the applicant are adequate, consistent with any previous information submitted to the Department and do not negatively affect natural resources; and
(c)Such other information as the Department may require by regulation.
6.A grower, handler or producer who intends to surrender or not renew a registration must notify the Department not less than 30 days before the registration is surrendered or expires and submit to the Department a plan for the effective disposal or eradication of any existing live plants, viable seed or harvested crop.
7.The Department shall adopt regulations that authorize the transfer of a registration as a grower, handler or producer and establish conditions for such a transfer. The regulations must include, without limitation, provisions which allow a grower, handler or producer which changes its business name or the ownership of the grower, handler or producer to transfer its registration to the new entity.
8.The Department shall establish by regulation fees for the issuance and renewal of registration as a grower, handler or producer and for any other service performed by the Department in an amount necessary to cover the costs of carrying out this chapter.
Section 557.200 — Registration as grower, handler or producer; submission of application; establishment of provisions for transfer of registration and fees by regulation.,