AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE
22-2403. Enforcement of chapter vested in director — State duties. (1) The duty of enforcing this chapter and carrying out its provisions is vested in the director.
(2) The director shall:
(a) Determine what weeds are noxious for the purposes of this chapter; and
(b) Compile and keep current a list of such noxious weeds or group of noxious weeds, which list shall be published and incorporated in the rules of the director; and
(c) Make and publish such rules as in the director’s judgment are necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter; and
(d) Employ a statewide weed coordinator to carry out the director’s duties and responsibilities; and
(e) Publish a list of items capable of disseminating noxious weeds, and designate treatment of such articles as in the director’s opinion would prevent such dissemination; and
(f) Consult and coordinate with other weed management agencies and authorities in the designation and development of cooperative weed management areas and development and implementation of integrated weed management plans; and
(g) Assist all landowners, managers and lessees in the state of Idaho, including, but not limited to, all state natural resource management agencies, state water resource management entities, as well as public and private land management firms and private landowners, in coping with the growth of noxious weeds, including noxious aquatic weeds.
[(22-2403) 1970, ch. 149, sec. 4, p. 448; am. 1974, ch. 18, sec. 63, p. 364; am. 1976, ch. 51, sec. 5, p. 171; am. 1981, ch. 309, sec. 5, p. 637; am. 1985, ch. 66, sec. 1, p. 137; am. 1987, ch. 331, sec. 4, p. 693; am. and redesignated 1989, ch. 298, sec. 4, p. 734; am. and redesig. 1993, ch. 247, sec. 3, p. 861; am. 1999, ch. 75, sec. 2, p. 214; am. 2006, ch. 225, sec. 2, p. 671.]