INDUSTRIAL HEMP GROWERS ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 220 of 2020
***** 333.29801.added THIS ADDED SECTION DOES NOT TAKE EFFECT UNLESS ACT 547 OF 2014 IS REPEALED. (See enacting section 2 of Act 4 of 2021.) *****
333.29801.added Colleges or universities; growing of industrial hemp for research; requirements; “college or university” defined.
(1) A college or university that grows industrial hemp for the purpose of conducting research shall do all of the following:
(a) Register as a grower under chapter II.
(b) Collect samples of each lot of industrial hemp and complete a total delta-9-THC test as required under chapter IV. If the college or university adopts alternative methods for collecting a sample and completing a total delta-9-THC test, the college or university does not have to comply with the requirements of chapter IV. A total delta-9-THC test conducted under this subdivision must achieve a confidence level of 95% with respect to the acceptable THC level.
(c) Dispose of noncompliant industrial hemp under section 407.
(2) As used in this section, “college or university” means a college or university described in section 4, 5, or 6 of article VIII of the state constitution of 1963 or a junior college or community college described in section 7 of article VIII of the state constitution of 1963.
History: Add. 2021, Act 4, Eff. (pending)
Compiler’s Notes: Enacting section 2 of Act 4 of 2021 provides:”Enacting section 2. Section 801 of the industrial hemp growers act, 2020 PA 220, MCL 333.29801, does not take effect unless the industrial hemp research and development act, 2014 PA 547, MCL 286.841 to 286.859, is repealed.”
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