<html> <head> <title>Rule 12:82:04:03 Non-negligent violations.</title> <META NAME="Keywords" Content="Administrative Rules 12:82:04:03"> <META NAME="Description" Content="Administrative Rules 12:82:04:03 Non-negligent violations."> <meta http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=windows-1252"> <meta name=Generator content="Microsoft Word 15 (filtered)"> <style> <!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:"Cambria Math"; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4;} @font-face {font-family:Calibri; panose-1:2 15 5 2 2 2 4 3 2 4;} /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {margin-top:0in; margin-right:0in; margin-bottom:10.0pt; margin-left:0in; line-height:115%; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;} a:link, span.MsoHyperlink {color:blue; text-decoration:underline;} a:visited, span.MsoHyperlinkFollowed {color:purple; text-decoration:underline;} .MsoChpDefault {font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;} .MsoPapDefault {margin-bottom:10.0pt; line-height:115%;} @page WordSection1 {size:8.5in 11.0in; 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</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>The department may deem ineligible, and either deny any application for, or revoke or suspend, any license if any applicant, licensee, key participant, or landowner does any of the following:</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align: justify;line-height:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align: justify;line-height:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>(1)</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>Violates state law or USDA rules regarding industrial hemp;</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align: justify;line-height:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>(2)</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>Provides false or misleading information in connection with any application;</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align: justify;line-height:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>(3)</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>Has a conviction of a misdemeanor or felony relating to a controlled substance or marijuana under state or federal law in the last ten years, unless participating in a state industrial hemp pilot program authorized under the Agricultural Act of 2014, P.L 113-79, before December 20, 2018; or</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align: justify;line-height:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>(4)</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>Has been charged with a misdemeanor or felony relating to a controlled substance or marijuana under state or federal law since the most recent background check.</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align: justify;line-height:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align: justify;line-height:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>The department may deny, revoke, or suspend the license of a grower or processor following a contested case hearing pursuant to SDCL chapter <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=1-26">1-26.</A></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align: justify;line-height:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align: justify;line-height:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Source:</b> </span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>47</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'> SDR </span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>75</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>, effective </span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>December 28, 2020</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>.</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align: justify;line-height:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>General Authority:</b> SDCL </span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>38-35-11(3)(8).</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align: justify;line-height:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Law Implemented:</b> SDCL </span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>38-35-7, 38-35-9, 38-35-11</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>.</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align: justify;line-height:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;</span></p> </div> </body> </html>