N.Y. Agriculture & Markets Law Section 508
Regulations


The commissioner is hereby authorized to adopt, amend, promulgate and issue rules and regulations consistent with the provisions of this article, including, but not limited to:

1.

The authorization or licensing of any person who may acquire or possess hemp plants or viable seeds, grow or cultivate hemp plants, or sell, purchase, distribute, or transport such plants, plant parts, or seeds;

2.

Reasonable license fees and duration of licensure, which shall be at least three years;

3.

Maintaining relevant information regarding land on which hemp is produced within the state, including the legal description of the land and its latitude and longitude, for a period of not less than three calendar years;

4.

The procedure for testing of hemp produced in the state for delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol levels, using post decarboxylation, other similarly reliable methods, or any other method authorized by the United States department of agriculture;

5.

Procedures for effective disposal of hemp plants or products derived from hemp that are produced in violation of this article or its rules and regulations;

6.

Procedures for conducting sampling of hemp to verify that hemp is not produced in violation of this article or its rules and regulations;

7.

Such other matters that are necessary or appropriate for the state to obtain approval from the United States department of agriculture to assume primary regulatory authority over the production of hemp, pursuant to federal law;

8.

Such other matters that are necessary or appropriate for the administration of agricultural pilot programs of the department or institutions of higher education or the regulation of program participants or their activities;

9.

Record keeping and any reporting requirements;

10.

Reasonably necessary security measures;

11.

Standards, practices or requirements for the growth, cultivation and the processing of hemp in connection with its cultivation, as necessary, depending upon the hemp’s intended use; or

12.

Such other rules and regulations as the commissioner deems appropriate or necessary.

Source: Section 508 — Regulations, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/AGM/508 (updated Mar. 13, 2020; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Mar. 13, 2020

§ 508’s source at nysenate​.gov

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