AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE
NURSERIES AND FLORISTS
22-2318. Knowingly selling, moving, or storing infected or infested nursery or florist stock prohibited — Seizure. (1) No person shall knowingly offer to sell nursery or florist stock that is infected or infested.
(2) Unless the nursery or florist stock is held for separation or treatment under the supervision of an officer, employee, or inspector of the department, no person shall advertise, display, transport, move, store, or warehouse nursery or florist stock that is infected or infested.
(3) Any infected or infested nursery or florist stock may be seized.
(a) As used in this section, "infected" means any appearance of a disease symptom or causal agent that may, in the opinion of the department, be a menace to other nursery or florist stock or any products or properties.
(b) As used in this section, "infested" means when the mature or immature form of any plant pest, including noxious weeds as defined by the department, is found in such numbers as, in the opinion of the department, to be a menace to other nursery or florist stock or any product or properties.
[(22-2318) added 1984, ch. 231, sec. 2, p. 559; am. and redesig. 1998, ch. 89, sec. 18, p. 312.]