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§ 4940. Sampling Timeframe and Pre-Harvest Notification for Industrial Hemp.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 3. Food and Agriculture
Division 4. Plant Industry
Chapter 8. Industrial Hemp Cultivation
Article 2. Regulations for Industrial Hemp Cultivation
3 CCR § 4940
§ 4940. Sampling Timeframe and Pre-Harvest Notification for Industrial Hemp.
(a) Sampling Timeframe.
(1) Sampling shall occur no more than 30 days before harvest.
(2) Any changes to the harvest date may require additional testing for THC content prior to harvest.
(b) Sampling Request and Pre-Harvest Report.
(1) In order to request sampling, registrants shall submit a pre-harvest report to the commissioner at least 30 days before harvest to initiate the sampling process. The pre-harvest report shall include the:
(A) registrant's registration number,
(B) name and contact information of the registrant,
(C) anticipated harvest date,
(D) name of the seed cultivar(s),
(E) physical address, Global Positioning System coordinates, general description of the location, and acreage of the crop,
(F) Name and contact information of the laboratory to conduct the testing for THC content.
(2) The commissioner, or a third-party sampler designated by the commissioner, shall schedule a sampling date within 30 days of the anticipated harvest date.
(3) Registrants shall notify the commissioner of any changes to the above information no less than 5 calendar days prior to the scheduled sampling date.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 407 and 81006, Food and Agricultural Code. Reference: Sections 81000 and 81006, Food and Agricultural Code.
1. New section filed 6-10-2019 as an emergency; operative 6-10-2019 (Register 2019, No. 24). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 12-9-2019 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
This database is current through 11/22/19 Register 2019, No. 47
3 CCR § 4940, 3 CA ADC § 4940
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