Illinois Administrative Code
Title 8 - AGRICULTURE AND ANIMALS
Part 1100 - INDUSTRIAL HEMP PILOT PROGRAM
Section 1100.10 - Definitions
"Act" means the Cannabis Control Act [720 ILCS 550 ].
"Agent in Charge" means the institution of higher education faculty member designated by the institution of higher education in the Application for Registration to have control and management over the day to day operations of the research project.
"Department" means the Illinois Department of Agriculture.
"Industrial Hemp" means cannabis sativa L. having no more than 0.3 % total THC available, upon heating, or maximum delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol content possible. (Section 15.2(e) of the Act)
"Institution of Higher Education" means a State institution of higher education that offers a 4-year degree in agricultural science. (Section 15.2(e) of the Act)
"Registration" means official recognition from the Department, required by federal law ( 7 USC 5940(b)(1)(B)(ii) ), that an institution of higher education is certified to cultivate industrial hemp as part of a research project.
"Research Project" means a plan stating the objectives and purposes of the research being proposed and the methods and procedures for carrying out the research.
"Security Plan" means a plan to control and limit unauthorized access to industrial hemp, whether in seed, plant or harvested form, and methods used to prevent the inadvertent dissemination of industrial hemp.
Adopted at 40 Ill. Reg. 13822, effective 9/23/2016.