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Title 6 : Agriculture

Chapter 034 : HEMP

(Cite as: 6 V.S.A. § 570)
  • § 570. Registration fees

    (a) A person applying for a registration or renewal under section 564 of this title annually shall pay the following fees:

    (1) for an application to grow less than 0.5 acres of hemp for personal use: $25.00;

    (2) for an application or renewal of registration to grow or process hemp seed for food oil production, grain crop, fiber, or textile: $100.00;

    (3) except as provided for in subdivision (4) of this subsection, for an application or renewal of registration to grow, process, or grow and process hemp commercially for floral material production, viable seed, or cannabinoids, including cannabidiolic acid (CBDA), cannabidiol (CBD), cannabinol (CBN), cannabigerol (CBG), cannabichromene (CBC), or tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV), the following fee based on the greater of the number of acres planted or the weight of hemp or viable seed processed:

    Acres of Hemp Grown or  Fee

    Pounds of Hemp Processed or

    Viable Seed Cultivated

    Annually for Floral Material or

    Cannabinoids

    Less than 0.5 acres or less than 500 pounds  $100.00

    0.5 to 9.9 acres or less than 10,000 pounds  $500.00

    10 to 50 acres or less than 50,000 pounds  $1,000.00

    Greater than 50 acres or greater than

    50,000 pounds  $3,000.00

    (4) for an application or renewal of registration to operate exclusively within an indoor facility in order to grow, process, or grow and process hemp commercially for floral material production, viable seed, or cannabinoids, including cannabidiolic acid (CBDA), cannabidiol (CBD), cannabinol (CBN), cannabigerol (CBG), cannabichromene (CBC), or tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV), the following fee based on the size of the indoor facility:

    (A) for a facility with an area of 500 square feet or less: $1,000.00; and

    (B) for a facility with an area greater than 500 square feet: $2,000.00.

    (5) for an application or renewal of registration as a laboratory certified to conduct testing of hemp and hemp products as part of the Agency's cannabis control program: $1,500.00.

    (b) A person registered to grow, process, or grow and process hemp for floral material production, viable seed, or cannabinoids shall not grow more acres of hemp per year than the amount identified in a registration without first notifying the Secretary and paying an additional registration fee if necessary under subsection (a) of this section.

    (c) The registration fees collected under this section shall be deposited in the special fund created by subsection 364(e) of this title and shall be used for the administration of the requirements of this chapter. (Added 2019, No. 44, § 1, eff. May 30, 2019.)