Hemp Rulemaking Public Hearing

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 11:00am
MAY 18, 2021 at 11:00 AM (MST)
This meeting is scheduled to be held virtually. To attend the meeting at the day and time listed above, use one of the methods listed below.

To join the video meeting, click this link: https://meet.google.com/gnn-kpct-vud
Otherwise, to join by phone, dial +1 720-504-7362 and enter this PIN: 977 664 971#
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This meeting is scheduled as a listening session to receive verbal comments on the proposed rulemaking listed in volume 27, Issue 16 of the Arizona Administrative Register (see attached). No response will be given to verbal comments related to the rulemaking during the meeting. Commenters will be provided a response at a later time. Those wishing to provide verbal comments during the meeting are asked to complete and submit a speaker card by 9:00 a.m. (MST). This would be helpful to keep the call  organized and ensure all commenters have the opportunity to speak. 


Written comments regarding the proposed rulemaking can be submitted until 11:59PM (MST) on May 17, 2021


The Department intends to revise the industrial hemp program rules to achieve three primary objectives: (1) reduce licensing fees to ensure the income is comparable to expenditures for the program (implemented by Emergency Rulemaking in 2020); (2) comply with the federal regulations under 7 CFR Part 990 for domestic hemp production; and (3) ease the overall regulatory burden and reduce the amount of paperwork produced, while maintaining regulatory control for the regulated community.

Event Documents: 
Administrative Register Vol 27 Issue 16 - 4-16-21.pdf Download
Public Hearing Notice and Agenda - 5-18-21.pdf Download
AZDA Speaker Card for comments.pdf Download
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