|(a) Texas A&M University or a Texas institution
of higher education may apply for a license to produce and handle
hemp for agricultural or academic research. A license issued to Texas
A&M University or a Texas Institution of higher education pursuant
to this section is known as a "Hemp Research License."
(b) In order to obtain a hemp research license, Texas
A&M University or a Texas institution of higher education must
submit an application and required fees to the Department.
(c) A hemp research license holder must comply with
and is solely responsible for compliance with all state and federal
laws, rules, and guidelines pertaining to the production and handling
of hemp in addition to the laws, rules, and guidelines of any other
jurisdiction where such hemp research license holder may produce or