38-35-17. Transportation by persons other than grower licensee--Required documentation--Violation as misdemeanor.

If the transporter is not a grower licensee, that transporter shall have in the transporter's possession the following documentation:

(1)    A copy of the license under which the industrial hemp was grown or produced;

(2)    A laboratory report produced by a Drug Enforcement Administration-registered laboratory that confirms the lot of origin of all hemp being transported complies with 7 U.S.C. Chapter 38, Subchapter VII, as provided in 7 C.F.R 990.70(d) and 990.71(d) in effect as of March 22, 2021;

(3)    A signed affirmation from the licensee and the transporter that no illicit drugs or variations of hemp not explicitly authorized by 7 U.S.C. Chapter 38, Subchapter VII will be transported; and

(4)    A bill of lading or manifest that includes the shipment contents, the specific name and address of the transporter, the specific name and address of the origin and lot of origin, the destination of the shipment, the total weight of the load, and the type of vehicle being used.

Failure to possess the appropriate documentation pursuant to this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.

Source: SL 2020, ch 176, § 17, eff. Mar. 27, 2020; SL 2021, ch 182, § 8, eff. Mar. 25, 2021; SL 2022, ch 155, § 15, eff. Mar. 18, 2022.