(a) The department or an entity authorized to certify seed under Chapter 62 shall
identify and certify or approve seed confirmed to produce hemp.
(b) The department or entity may not certify or approve a variety of hemp seed if
the seed is tested and confirmed to produce a plant that has delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol
concentration of more than 0.3 percent on a dry weight basis. For purposes of this subsection, the department may partner with a private entity
or an institution of higher education to test seed for the purpose of certification
or approval under this section.
(c) The department may authorize the importation of hemp seed certified in accordance
with the law of another state or jurisdiction that requires as a condition of certification
that hemp be produced in compliance with:
(1) that state or jurisdiction's plan approved by the United States Department of
Agriculture under 7 U.S.C. Section 1639p; or
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