AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE
22-617. Complaint for seizure — Hearing. Any fertilizer that does not comply with this chapter is subject to seizure on complaint of the department to a court of competent jurisdiction in the geographic area in which the fertilizer is located. If the court finds the fertilizer to be in violation of this chapter and orders the condemnation of the fertilizer, the fertilizer shall be disposed of in any manner consistent with the quality of the fertilizer and the laws of the state; provided, that in no instance shall the disposition of the fertilizer be ordered by a court of competent jurisdiction without first giving the claimant an opportunity to apply to the court for release of the fertilizer or for permission to process or relabel the fertilizer to bring it into compliance with this chapter.
[22-617, added 2000, ch. 295, sec. 2, p. 1021.]