California Food and Agricultural Code
(Last Updated August 2008)

California Food And Agricultural Code Section 1
This act shall be known as the "Food and Agricultural Code."
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3
It is hereby declared, as a matter of legislative determination, that the provisions of this code are enacted in the exercise of the power of this...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4
The provisions of this code, insofar as they are substantially the same as existing law, are restatements and continuations of existing law, and not...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5
All persons who, at the time this code goes into effect, hold office under any of the laws that are repealed by this code, which offices are...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6
No action or proceeding which is commenced before this code takes effect, and no right which is accrued, is affected by any provision of this code,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7
(a) Any person in whom the enforcement of any provision of this code is vested shall have the authority, as a public officer, to arrest, without a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8
The district attorney of any county in which a violation of any provision of this code occurs shall, upon request of any enforcing officer or other...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9
Unless a different penalty is expressly provided, a violation of any provision of this code is a misdemeanor.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10
Whenever any notice, report, statement, or record is required by this code, it shall be in writing unless it is expressly provided that it may be...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10.5
It is unlawful for any person to alter any record or document in the office of a commissioner required to be filed pursuant to any provision of this...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11
Whenever any notice, report, statement, or record is required by this code to be kept or made in writing, it shall be in the English language.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12
Unless otherwise specifically provided, whenever any document is required or permitted by this code to be recorded, it shall be recorded in the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13
Whenever any power or authority is given by this code to any person, it may be exercised by any deputy, inspector, or agent who is duly authorized by
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14
Wherever, pursuant to this code, any state department, officer, board, agency, committee, or commission is authorized to adopt rules and regulations,
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 15
Whenever reference is made to any portion of this code or of any other law of this state, the reference applies to all amendments and additions to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 16
Division, part, chapter, and article headings do not in any manner affect the scope, meaning, or intent of the provisions of this code.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 17
If any provision of this code or its application to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the remainder of the code or the application of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 18
In all matters which arise under this code, proof of the fact of possession by any person engaged in the sale of a commodity establishes a rebuttable
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 19
Unless the context otherwise requires, the present tense includes the past and future tenses, and the future, the present tense.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 20
Unless the context otherwise requires, the masculine gender includes the feminine and neuter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 21
Unless the context otherwise requires, the singular number includes the plural, and the plural the singular.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 22
Inasmuch as the planned production of trees is distinguishable from the production of other products of the soil only in relation to the time...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 23
(a) Inasmuch as the planned production of trees, vines, rose bushes, ornamental plants, floricultural crops, and other horticultural crops is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 23.5
The commercial production of aquatic plants and animals propagated and raised by a registered aquaculturist pursuant to Section 15101 of the Fish and
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 23.6
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that greenhouse production of floricultural, ornamental, or other nursery and agricultural products in the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 23.7
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that vermiculture in the state is a growing industry and that use of vermiculture and vermiculture...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 24
It is hereby declared, as a matter of legislative determination, that the provisions of this section are enacted in the exercise of the power of this
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 24.5
Inasmuch as plants growing in native stands or planted for ornamental purposes contribute to the environmental and public health and welfare needs of
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 25
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in the following sections govern the construction of this code.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 25.5
"Aquaculture" means that form of agriculture devoted to the propagation, cultivation, maintenance, harvesting, processing, distribution, and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 26
"Commissioner" means any county agricultural commissioner.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 29
"County" includes city and county.
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"Department" means the Department of Food and Agriculture.
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"Greenhouse" means a structure covered with transparent or translucent materials for the purpose of admitting natural light and controlling the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 35
"Secretary" means the Secretary of Food and Agriculture.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 38
"Person" means any individual, partnership, association, corporation, limited liability company, or any organized group of persons whether...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 39
"Qualified representative of the commissioner" means a deputy commissioner or inspector who holds an appropriate certificate of qualification issued...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 41
"Section" means a section of this code, unless some other statute is specifically mentioned.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 44
"Sell" includes offer for sale, expose for sale, possess for sale, exchange, barter, or trade.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 47
"Shall" is mandatory, and "may" is permissive.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 49
"Subdivision" means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 50
Whenever the term "department" or "Department of Agriculture" appears in any law, it means the "Department of Food and Agriculture." Whenever the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 51
(a) If, in connection with the use of roads, highways, and freeways, the assistance, control, or protection by Highway Patrol officers is desired,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 101
There is in the state government the Department of Food and Agriculture.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 102
The department is under the control of a civil executive officer known as the Secretary of Food and Agriculture who shall receive the salary provided
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 103
Except as is otherwise provided in this chapter, Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 11150) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 104
The secretary may appoint and in accordance with law fix the salaries of such assistants, deputies, agents, experts, and other employees as are...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 105
The chief of the division of the department who has jurisdiction over livestock and poultry disease control, meat inspection and dairy inspection and
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 201
The department may expend in accordance with law all money which is made available for its use.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 221
The "Department of Food and Agriculture Fund," which is a special fund, is continued in existence. Any money that is directed by law to be paid into
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 221.1
(a) Notwithstanding Section 221, the department shall establish all permanent positions with the Controller's office, pursuant to standard state...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 222
The director shall keep a separate record of the classes and sources of income which are credited to, and disbursed from, the Department of Food and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 223
A sum not to exceed twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) may, upon approval of the Department of Finance, be withdrawn from the Department of Food...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 224
Moneys transferred by the Controller to the Department of Food and Agriculture Fund from the Motor Vehicle Fuel Account pursuant to Section 8352.5 of
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 224.5
(a) In order to be eligible for the transfer specified in subdivision (g) of Section 224, counties must meet all of the following criteria, as...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 225
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, on all funds transferred from the Department of Food and Agriculture Fund and the Acala Cotton Fund for...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 226
(a) Notwithstanding Section 11044 of the Government Code, the sum of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) is hereby continuously appropriated from
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 227
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in order to avoid unnecessary charges and to provide for efficient program implementation, the fees...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 230
As used in this article: (a) "Advisory body" means the advisory body for each individual agriculture program. (b) "Agriculture programs" means...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 231
The Legislature finds and declares that the maintenance of agriculture funded programs described in subdivision (b) of Section 230 is necessary to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 232
The Agriculture Trust Fund is hereby created. The trust fund is not a fund of the State Treasury. Transfers to the trust fund may be deposited in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 233
(a) The trust fund consists of moneys transferred by the director from the Department of Food and Agriculture Fund, including all income therefrom. ...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 234
The trust fund is created for the exclusive purpose of implementing and continuing the agricultural programs for which the funds were collected.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 235
Each agricultural program specified in subdivision (b) of Section 230 with funds contained in the Department of Food and Agriculture Fund shall...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 236
The beneficiaries of the trust are the agricultural programs with money contained in the trust fund.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 237
The trust fund shall continue in existence for as long as any of the agricultural programs specified in subdivision (b) of Section 230 continues to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 238
It is hereby declared, as a matter of legislative determination, that the advisory body for each of the identified agricultural programs is intended...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 238.5
The chairperson of each advisory body shall advise the director on the administration of the trust fund, including, but not limited to, the amount of
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 239
All trust fund activities shall be subject to an audit at least once every two years by an auditing firm selected by the director in accordance with...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 239.5
Any money that is deposited pursuant to Section 232, which the director determines is available for investment, may be invested or reinvested in any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 240
The moneys in the trust fund shall be disbursed only to pay for costs arising from unanticipated occurrences associated with administering...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 240.5
This article shall be liberally construed. If any provision of this article or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 241
The director may charge any bureau, division, board, or other agency of the department which is supported otherwise than by the appropriations from...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 242
Apportionment of the expenses shall be made and determined by the director, subject to the approval of the Director of Finance. The proportionate or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 243
Any money which is charged and received by the department pursuant to this article shall be remitted to the State Treasury for credit to the current...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 261
Unless otherwise specifically provided in this code, any license or registration which is issued pursuant to this code expires whenever the bond...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 262
Notwithstanding any provision of law, a license, registration, certificate, permit, exception, or other indicia of authority issued by the department
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 263
Notwithstanding any provision of law, the department may deny an application for, or may condition, suspend, or revoke, any license, registration,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 281
The director may direct suit in the name of the people of the state, as plaintiff, to be brought for the recovery of any license or other fee against
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 282
In cases where the director may perform sampling, grading, testing, inspection, or certification services in relation to any agricultural product, or
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 283
In lieu of collecting fees in advance pursuant to Section 282, the director may, if he deems it necessary, accept a bond which guarantees payment of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 284
If the director finds that any amount not in excess of five dollars ($5) which is due pursuant to this code is so small as not to justify the cost of
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 301
As used in this article, "fee" includes, but is not limited to, any application fee, license fee, permit fee, inspection fee, certification fee,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 302
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the director may authorize the refund of any money which is received or collected by the department in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 303
A refund may be made in whole or in part in any of the following instances: (a) The purpose for a fee cannot lawfully be accomplished for the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 304
The fiscal officer of the department shall make payment of any refund pursuant to this article if the director prepares a voucher which sets forth...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 305
If any money which is to be refunded has been deposited in the State Treasury, the State Controller, upon receipt of a claim which is filed by the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 306
If the director finds that the amount of any refund is less than ten dollars ($10) or an amount established pursuant to Section 16302.1 of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 401
The department shall promote and protect the agricultural industry of the state.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 401.5
The department shall also seek to enhance, protect, and perpetuate the ability of the private sector to produce food and fiber in a way that benefits
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 402
The department shall prevent fraud and deception in any of the following: (a) Packing or labeling, or in any phase of the marketing, of any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 403
The department shall prevent the introduction and spread of injurious insect or animal pests, plant diseases, and noxious weeds.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 404
The department shall execute the provisions of this code, except as otherwise provided, and of other laws administered by it.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 405
(a) With the prior approval of the Department of Fish and Game and the State Department of Health Services, the department may reproduce or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 406
The department shall require reports from commissioners.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 407
The director may adopt such regulations as are reasonably necessary to carry out the provisions of this code which he is directed or authorized to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 408
The director may enter upon any premises to inspect the premises or any plant, appliance, or thing which is on such premises.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 409
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the department by rule or regulation may provide for the issuance and renewal on a two-year basis of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 410
It is the intent of the Legislature that the Department of Food and Agriculture, in cooperation with appropriate county officials and industry...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 411
(a) The Department of Food and Agriculture shall supply the Department of Water Resources with a forecast that estimates the amount of production of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 431
The department shall collect and preserve books, pamphlets, periodicals, and other documents which contain information that relates to agriculture.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 432
The department shall collect and prepare statistics, charts, films, photographs, and other illustrative or exhibit material and information which...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 433
The department shall correspond with agricultural societies, colleges, schools, the commissioners, and with all other persons who are necessary to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 434
The department shall issue and cause to be printed and distributed to the commissioners, and to such other persons as it may deem proper, bulletins,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 435
The director may establish an identification record service for parent root and top stock of fruit and nut trees. He shall establish a reasonable...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 436
Any money which is received by the department pursuant to Section 435 shall be paid into the State Treasury and be credited to the Department of Food
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 461
The department may conduct surveys or investigations of any nursery, orchard, vineyard, agricultural commodity, agricultural appliance, farm, or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 462
The director may enter into an agreement with one or more organizations representing growers, shippers, manufacturers of agricultural commodities,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 481
(a) The department may, with the approval of the Governor, cooperate with officials of the United States Department of Agriculture or with officials...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 482
(a) The director may enter into cooperative agreements with individuals, associations, boards of supervisors, and with departments, divisions,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 483
The director may arrange for the services of any individual employed by the United States, the state, or a county on a collaborative basis and allow...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 484
The director may enter into cooperative agreements with departments, divisions, bureaus, boards, or commissions of the United States for the purpose...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 485
(a) The secretary may enter into cooperative agreements with private entities, and with boards, bureaus, commissions, or departments of this state or
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 486
The secretary may not enter into a cooperative agreement with a county of the first class for agricultural inspector services if the cooperative...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 491
The Legislature finds and declares the following: (a) Consumers have an interest in being informed about the benefits and potential quantifiable...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 492
(a) The Legislature hereby creates the Food Biotechnology Task Force. The task force shall be cochaired by the Secretary of California Health and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 500
Pursuant to subdivision (d) of Section 821, it is the intent of the Legislature that programs at the University of California designed to promote...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 501
Pursuant to Section 500 and subdivision (d) of Section 821, the Legislature requests that the Regents of the University of California do both of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 520
"University," as used in this article, means the University of California.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 521
It is the intent of the Legislature that the department contract with the Regents of the University of California to operate poultry and livestock...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 522
When a central diagnostic laboratory constructed on the Davis campus of the university is ready for occupancy, the director shall contract with the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 523
The contract executed pursuant to this article shall provide that the university maintain sufficient numbers of laboratories to perform the functions
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 524
(a) A central diagnostic laboratory building to be constructed on the Davis campus of the university adjacent to the facilities of the Veterinary...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 525
After the contract has been executed pursuant to Section 521, the diagnostic functions of the regional laboratories maintained at Petaluma and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 526
The contract shall provide that the university, in consultation with the department, shall establish a schedule of fees to help defray the cost of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 527
The contract shall provide for all of the following services which, when included in the department's budget, shall be provided without charge: ...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 528
The contract shall specify the accounting procedures to be used and any reports necessary to assure compliance with state and university...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 529
It is intended that the contractual arrangement between the university and the department be of long-term duration. The department's budget for the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 530
A member of the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Board is entitled to be paid his or her actual expenses which are incurred while engaged in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 531
The budget for the California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory shall be established as a line item in the budget of the department. The...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 550
This article shall be known and may be cited as the "Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Act of 1986."
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 551
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) There is a growing movement in California and the nation to change farming techniques
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 552
The purpose of this article is to promote more research and education on sustainable agricultural practices, such as organic methods, biological...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 553
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature that the Regents of the University of California establish the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 554
(a) (1) If the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program is established by the regents, the President of the University of California...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 555
If the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program is established by the regents, it shall be established from existing resources.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 560
This article shall be known as the Cannella Environmental Farming Act of 1995.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 561
The Legislature finds and declares the following: (a) California agriculture helps to feed the world and fuel our economy. Agriculture provides...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 564
Unless the context otherwise requires, the following definitions govern the construction of this article: (a) "Agricultural activities" means...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 566
(a) The department shall establish and oversee an environmental farming program. The program shall provide incentives to farmers whose practices...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 568
(a) The secretary shall convene a five-member Scientific Advisory Panel on Environmental Farming to advise and assist federal, state, and local...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 576
This article shall be known and may be cited as the University of California Pest Research Act of 1990.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 577
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) There is a need to develop and apply ecologically based pest management alternatives...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 578
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this section govern the construction of this article. (a) "Center" means the University...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 579
It is the intent of the Legislature that the responsibilities of the center include, but are not limited to, all of the following: (a)...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 580
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature that the center, through its director, develop a list of recommended pest management research priorities for...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 581
To the extent that it is economically and scientifically feasible, it is the intent of the Legislature that the center shall award pest research...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 582
It is the intent of the Legislature that the University of California appoint a director of the center who is knowledgeable about pest management...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 583
(a) The University of California shall prepare an annual report describing the activities of the center, major objectives and significant...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 584
If the center is established by the Regents of the University of California, it is the intent of the Legislature that the administrative costs of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 585
This article shall apply to the University of California only to the extent that the Regents of the University of California, by resolution, make any
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 587
The Legislature finds and declares the following: (a) The Legislature supports the agricultural community's efforts to promote choices of farming...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 588
(a) When conflicts arise between sectors of agriculture, the secretary may designate agricultural coexistence working groups to work towards conflict
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 591
(a) The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (1) Successful farmers and ranchers adapt to changing circumstances through...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 591.5
(a) For the purposes of this article, biologically integrated farming systems help provide soil fertility, pest control, pollution prevention, and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 592
There is established within the University of California a program of pilot demonstration projects designed to provide extension services, training,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 593
(a) There is established at the University of California a program advisory review board consisting of 13 members, appointed by the President of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 594
In order to administer and implement the program, the University of California, in consultation with the program advisory review board, shall perform
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 595
The Pest Management Advisory Committee of the Department of Pesticide Regulation and the Department of Food and Agriculture shall provide the program
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 596
The contract for a pilot demonstration project shall be for a period of up to five years and shall be evaluated annually by the director of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 597
Not later than January 1, 2001, and biennially thereafter, the University of California shall report to the Pest Management Advisory Committee,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 598
All moneys allocated by the Department of Pesticide Regulation to the University of California for facilitating this program shall be used for the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 599
New pilot demonstration projects may not be commenced on or after December 31, 2010. Until all funds available for the projects are encumbered, the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 600
No provision of this article applies to the University of California unless the Regents of the University of California, by resolution, make that...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 601
As used in this chapter, "fund" includes any account in a fund which consists of money derived from different sources for different purposes.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 602
The department may, with the approval of the Department of General Services, purchase or otherwise acquire real property. It may construct and equip
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 603
Any building or improvement which is constructed by the department pursuant to this chapter shall be primarily for the occupancy of commissions,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 604
The building or improvement shall be administered and supervised by the department in accordance with rules and regulations which are established by...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 621
The Department of Agriculture Building Fund is continued in existence.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 622
When there are moneys available in the Department of Agriculture Fund, or in other funds which are subject to the jurisdiction of the director, not...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 623
All rentals which are collected pursuant to this chapter shall be deposited in the Department of Agriculture Building Fund.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 624
All moneys in the Department of Agriculture Building Fund are appropriated without regard to fiscal years to carry out this chapter, including the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 625
At least annually and oftener if the amounts collected as rentals should warrant, there shall be returned from the Department of Agriculture Building
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 626
No money may be taken from the Department of Agriculture Fund, or other funds under the jurisdiction of the director, for transfer to the Department...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 627
If any money from the Department of Agriculture Building Fund is used to purchase property or construct buildings and appurtenant facilities for the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 628
Upon the completion of any buildings or improvements and the fulfillment of the obligation to reimburse the Department of Agriculture Fund, or other...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 651
Any building or improvement which is provided by the department pursuant to this chapter may contain space in excess of the requirements of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 652
The department, with the approval of the Department of General Services, shall determine the amounts which are returnable to the respective funds. ...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 653
During the period of repayment, the department may contract with the Department of General Services to handle the rentals of any space over and above
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 654
The director shall allocate space to the commissions, divisions, bureaus, advisory boards, and services which comprise the department or agencies...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 655
The occupancy of any space which is not required by the department for the commissions, divisions, bureaus, advisory boards, and services which are...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 656
When all funds have been reimbursed for contributions which are made for the construction and equipping of any building or facility, the Department...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 701
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) California farm sales, which are of vital importance to California agriculture and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 702
It is the intent of the Legislature to support the multilateral and bilateral free and fair trade negotiation process currently in place, but to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 703
The department may, upon the request of a California agricultural interest which is pursuing a case under Section 301 or 302 of the Trade Act of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 704
The director shall establish a reasonable schedule of fees to cover the amount expended for providing analytical assistance, information, and data...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 705
All state agencies, including, but not limited to, the Department of Finance and the Employment Development Department shall cooperate with the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 801
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Thurman Agricultural Policy Act.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 802
The Legislature finds and declares the following: (a) Agriculture is the number one industry in California, which is the leading agricultural...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 803
The Legislature further finds and declares that, regardless of the findings in Section 802, this state does not presently have a formal agricultural...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 821
As part of promoting and protecting the agricultural industry of the state and for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare, the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 822
The Legislature shall review actions taken in the implementation and furtherance of the state agricultural policy for their impact on the following...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 851
It is the intent of this chapter to establish a means of identifying the owner of any fruits, nuts, or vegetables which are the food product of any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 861
For lots of over 200 pounds of any fruits, nuts, or vegetables that are the food product of any tree, vine, or plant, or for lots of over 200 pounds...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 862
Upon probable cause to believe any fruits, nuts, vegetables, or walnut burl regulated pursuant to this chapter is in unlawful possession, proof of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 863
A bill of lading, bill of sale, certified farmers certificate, data obtainable by electronic transmission which is accessible to a common carrier, or
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 864
It is unlawful for any person to knowingly falsify or cause to be falsified any information in a record intended to show proof of ownership.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 865
A copy of the record shall be retained by the buyer and seller for a period of 60 days after delivery.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 866
This chapter establishes minimal requirements for the transportation and identification of agricultural commodities. A county may, by ordinance,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 871
This chapter does not apply to the following agricultural commodities: (a) Commodities transported from the farm or ranch where they are produced...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 881
Any peace officer, upon probable cause to believe an agricultural commodity regulated pursuant to this chapter is being unlawfully transported, may...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 882
Upon reasonable belief that a person is in unlawful possession of a commodity regulated by this chapter, the commodity may be held by the director,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 883
The director, the commissioner, or a peace officer may investigate to ascertain the ownership of any commodity that has been held pursuant to this...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 884
(a) If for any reason the commodity is not released to the rightful owner after being in the custody of the commissioner for 48 hours or, in the case
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 885
In lieu of civil prosecution, the secretary or the commissioner may levy a civil penalty against any person violating the provisions of this chapter...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 901
There is in the state government the State Board of Food and Agriculture which consists of 15 members.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 901.5
It is hereby declared, as a matter of legislative determination, that representatives of the agricultural industry appointed to the State Board of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 902
The members of the board shall be appointed by the Governor as follows: (a) One from the Agricultural Sciences Division of the University of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 903
The term of office of the members of the board is four years. The terms expire on January 15 of each year in the rotation which is presently...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 904
The members shall be residents and citizens of the state and shall be specially qualified for this service through actual farm business, economic...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 905
The members shall serve without pay, but shall be allowed necessary traveling and incidental expenses which are incurred in the discharge of their...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 951
The board shall inquire into the needs of the agricultural industry of this state and the functions of the department in relation to such needs, and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 951.5
The board shall make recommendations to the secretary regarding the project agreements to be funded pursuant to Chapter 6 (commencing with Section...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 952
The board, and any member of it who is authorized by resolution of the board, may make investigations, conduct hearings, and prosecute actions...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 953
The board shall hold meetings at least once a month in the office of the director at Sacramento or at any other location determined by the president...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 954
Special or adjourned meetings may be held at the office of the director in Sacramento, or at any other place in the state which the president may...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 1500
The first day of spring in each year is hereby designated as California Agriculture Day.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 1501
Notwithstanding the Education Code, including, but not limited to, provisions relating to curriculum requirements, on the first day of spring or on...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2001
There is in each county government the county department of agriculture.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2002
The county department of agriculture is under the control of the county agricultural commissioner.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2003
The California Agricultural Commissioners and Sealers Association shall be recognized as the official representative body on behalf of county...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2101
(a) The director shall examine persons who desire to become commissioners or deputy commissioners. He or she may adopt regulations which govern the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2102
(a) The director shall pass upon the qualifications of persons who desire to become county agricultural inspectors and shall issue licenses to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2103
The director shall issue a license, for any county which has a charter that provides for civil service examination of county agricultural inspectors,
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2104
A commissioner, deputy commissioner, or county agricultural inspector need not be a resident of the county for which he may be chosen.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2105
Prior to entering upon his duties, the commissioner shall file the usual oath, and he shall be required to file an official bond in an amount...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2106
No person shall be eligible for the examination or shall be given or issued a license pursuant to Section 2101, 2102, or 2103 unless he or she...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2107
The director shall publish and make available a registry of persons holding a license pursuant to Section 2101, 2102, or 2103 and Section 12202 of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2121
The commissioner shall be appointed by the board of supervisors of the county. Any chartered county may, however, prescribe a different method of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2122
The term of office of the commissioner shall be four years from and after his appointment and until his successor is appointed. He may, however, be...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2123
Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, a person shall not be appointed to the office of commissioner or deputy commissioner unless he or she...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2124
If the board of supervisors of such adjoining county consents, the board of supervisors of any county in which there is no commissioner may employ a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2125
In any county in which no commissioner has served, the director shall perform the duties of commissioner in the same manner, to the same extent, and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2126
The commissioner may appoint deputy commissioners, inspectors, and clerks who shall serve at his pleasure. Such inspectors may be designated as...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2127
Deputy commissioners and inspectors shall be appointed from a list which is furnished by the director of persons who hold a license for the office.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2128
If the position of deputy commissioner cannot be filled from the list, a temporary appointment may be made for a period not exceeding six months upon
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2129
If the position of inspector cannot be filled from the list, a temporary appointment not exceeding six months may be made.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2151
If a vacancy in the office of commissioner occurs, the director, upon learning of the vacancy, shall immediately transmit to the board of supervisors
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2152
If, within 60 days after the receipt of the list of persons who are licensed, the appointing power fails to appoint a commissioner from the list, the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2153
If there is no qualified person available for the office of commissioner, the appointing power may make a temporary appointment, for a period not...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2154
If the appointing power does not make a temporary appointment of a commissioner and no person can be appointed from the eligible list by the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2181
Upon satisfactory evidence presented to the Secretary or the Director of the Department of Pesticide Regulation that the commissioner of any county...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2182
The county agricultural commissioner's trial board shall be composed of the Secretary and the Director of the Department of Pesticide Regulation, a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2183
At least 10 days prior to the date of the hearing the director shall give notice in writing to the commissioner of the time and place of the hearing...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2184
At the hearing the trial board shall hear the evidence which is offered.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2185
The trial board shall, within 30 days subsequent to the conclusion of the hearing make an order dismissing the charges or an order disqualifying the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2186
If the order disqualifies the commissioner, the director shall revoke the commissioner's license and declare his or her office vacant. A copy of the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2187
The license of a deputy commissioner may be revoked in the same manner and for the same causes that a license of a commissioner may be revoked.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2201
The compensation provided for a commissioner, deputy commissioner, county agricultural inspector, or clerk who is employed by the year or by the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2203
The commissioner shall be paid his or her compensation and traveling and incidental expenses while he or she is attending the annual meeting of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2204
The compensation of a commissioner who is appointed by the director shall be paid in the same manner as if he were appointed by the board of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2205
The rate and manner of payment of compensation for a commissioner who is employed pursuant to Section 2124 shall be fixed by the board of supervisors
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2206
The board of supervisors of any county in which the director is required by Section 2125 to perform the duties of commissioner shall, upon claim...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2221
For the purpose of this article the base salary of a commissioner is the salary, or if a salary range is established, the lowest step in such range,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2222
For the purpose of securing more uniform and adequate enforcement of this code throughout the state, the director may enter into cooperative...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2223
In the agreement the board of supervisors shall agree not to reduce the salary of the commissioner to less than the base salary. The director may...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2224
The director may agree with the board of supervisors of any county in which no salary was established for the position of commissioner for January,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2241
As used in this article "commissioner" includes a commissioner who is employed pursuant to Section 2124.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2242
The board of supervisors shall provide a suitable office for the commissioner, and shall furnish and equip his office with all necessary furniture,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2243
The board of supervisors may also provide the commissioner with all necessary field equipment for the proper discharge of the duties of his office.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2244
All expenses which are ordered by the board of supervisors for the office, furniture, supplies, effects, and equipment for the commissioner are a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2271
The commissioner shall keep a record of his official acts.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2272
(a) The commissioner shall make an annual report to the director on the condition of agriculture in his or her county and on what is being done to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2273
The commissioner shall also make a monthly report to the board of supervisors if and when so required by the board.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2274
The commissioner shall learn about all pests that may exist, or are likely to exist, in his county.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2275
The commissioner, for the purpose of learning the best and most efficacious methods of performing his or her duties, shall attend the annual meeting...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2276
The commissioner shall, for the purpose of becoming informed about new and dangerous agricultural pests, observing and learning new and better...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2276.5
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that, acting under policy direction of the Secretary of Food and Agriculture, California' s unique system of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2277
The commissioner shall, if directed by the board of supervisors, collect, prepare, and install exhibits for public information which illustrate the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2278
The commissioner may disseminate information which relates to pests that may exist in his county, or are likely to exist in it. The information may...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2279
The commissioner shall compile reports of the condition, acreage, production, and value of the agricultural products in his county. The commissioner
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2280
The director, when acting in person with a commissioner, has all the rights of such commissioner.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2281
Except as otherwise specifically provided, in all cases where provisions of this code place joint responsibility for the enforcement of laws and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2282
(a) Except as provided in Section 2282.5, and to the extent funds are appropriated in the annual Budget Act, the Secretary of Food and Agriculture or
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2282.5
(a) The development of work plans for allocation of the funding appropriated in the Budget Act to the department for local assistance for...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2283
The commissioner, in carrying out his responsibilities under Section 2281, may assist the department in the conduct of surveys or investigations...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2284
The commissioner may, with the approval of the board of supervisors, contract with any person or association to certify the condition of a shipment...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2285
For the purpose of developing necessary information and securing the best results for agriculture in this state, the commissioner may correspond and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2286
The discretionary immunity doctrine as applied to a public entity and an employee of a public entity pursuant to Sections 815.2 and 820.2 of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2287
Whenever the commissioner determines that it is necessary to more effectively or more efficiently carry out a program listed in subdivision (b) of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2301
A county veterinarian may be appointed by the board of supervisors whenever the public welfare demands the services of such veterinarian.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2302
The veterinarian shall serve at the pleasure of the board of supervisors.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2321
The veterinarian shall receive a salary which is fixed by the board of supervisors. It shall be payable at the same time, in the same manner, and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2341
The veterinarian shall act under the supervision of the director.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2342
The veterinarian shall enforce throughout the county all of the provisions of this code which relate to the health and sanitary surroundings of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2343
The veterinarian may establish such quarantine, sanitary, and other regulations within his jurisdiction as he deems necessary.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 2344
The veterinarian shall attend such meetings as are deemed necessary and advisable by the board of supervisors.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3001
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of the chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3002
"Courtesy pass admission" means any admission, without payment of the admission charge, to any state, county, district, or citrus fruit fair, except...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3003
"Credential admission" means any admission which is authorized by the board of directors of a state, district, or citrus fruit fair, or by the board...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3021
Every state, district, county, or citrus fruit fair which receives any money from the State Treasury shall permit the admission without payment of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3022
If a charge is made for admission to enter a state, district, county, or citrus fruit fair, the following persons may be admitted to such fairgrounds
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3023
A credential admission may be issued to any individual, association, or body that does any of the following: (a) Prepares or services any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3024
Credential admissions may, also, be issued to any of the following persons: (a) Representatives of press, radio, and television personally engaged
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3025
The words "credential admission" shall be printed on each ticket which is issued as a credential admission.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3026
The percentage of courtesy pass admissions to any state, county, district, or citrus fruit fair shall not exceed 4 percent of the gross paid...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3027
A courtesy pass admission is not transferable.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3028
Each fair shall maintain complete records of the number of credential and courtesy pass admissions which are issued for each fair period.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3029
Each fair shall make an annual report to the department, as prescribed by the department, of the total number of credential and courtesy pass...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3101
The expenditure of funds for insurance which is authorized by this chapter is a public purpose and is in furtherance of the purposes for which state...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3102
If the Department of Parks and Recreation or the board of directors of any district agricultural association finds that, in order to conduct a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3103
The accident and disability insurance shall be in addition to the workers' compensation insurance which is required to be carried by licensed horse...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3200
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, all funds appropriated for California fairs and expositions pursuant to Sections 19622, 19627, 19627.1,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3301
It is the intent of the Legislature to vitalize the California Exposition and State Fair by creating a new entity in state government managed by a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3302
No changes shall be made in the uses of the flood plain on California Exposition and State Fair property until the board has adopted a management...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3303
As used in this part, "board" or "board of directors" means the Board of Directors of the California Exposition and State Fair.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3304
All records, information, equipment, and real and personal property held by the Department of Parks and Recreation relating to the former California...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3305
All civil service employees of the Division of Exposition and State Fair of the Department of Parks and Recreation shall retain all of their...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3306
The California Exposition and State Fair created by Section 3311 shall assume all of the obligation for any revenue bonds issued pursuant to Chapter...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3307
(a) All activities conducted at the California Exposition and State Fair are subject to the noise control ordinance, Chapter 66 (commencing with...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3311
The California Exposition and State Fair is hereby created as a separate independent entity in state government. The California Exposition and State
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3312
(a) The governing body of the California Exposition and State Fair shall be an 11-member board of directors. The directors shall be residents of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3313
The board may annually select a chairperson from among the directors.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3314
The directors shall serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for all necessary expenses actually incurred in the performance of their...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3315
Any director who misses three consecutive regular meetings of the board without permission of the board shall be deemed to have resigned from the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3316
The board may appoint advisory committees. Advisory committees may provide information and advice to the board with respect to the operations and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3317
The two Members of the Legislature who represent the Assembly and Senate district in which the California Exposition and State Fair facilities are...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3321
The board shall appoint, pursuant to Section 4 of Article VII of the California Constitution, a general manager of the California Exposition and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3322
(a) The following officers of the California Exposition and State Fair shall be appointed by the Governor, pursuant to Section 4 of Article VII of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3331
The board shall serve as the policymaking body for the California Exposition and State Fair and shall have full responsibility for the year-round...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3332
The board may do any of the following: (a) Contract. (b) Accept funds or gifts of value from the United States or any person to aid in carrying
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3332.1
Notwithstanding any other provision of law and in accordance with procedures established by the board, the board may enter into agreements to secure...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3332.5
If the board at any time sends out a request for proposal that could result in an agreement between the board and another party on any matter for a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3332.6
The California Exposition and State Fair may enter into a joint powers agreement with a joint powers authority created pursuant to Chapter 5...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3333
The board shall submit a report to the Legislature and Governor on or before May 31st of each year with respect to the financial condition, present...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3334
All records of the California Exposition and State Fair for entries in any of its events are public records, except entries in events which are...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3351
(a) There is hereby created the State Fair Leasing Authority, a joint powers authority formed pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 6500) of
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3352
(a) The authority shall be governed by a board of directors, which shall be composed of the Secretary of Food and Agriculture, the Director of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3353
(a) The California Exposition and State Fair shall provide clerical services and the use of its staff without charge to the authority. The Department
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3354
The authority may enter into leases or other agreements for the use of the State Fair Race Track or any other property owned or controlled by the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3355
The California Exposition and State Fair, in consultation with the authority, shall prepare a master plan approved by the board of directors of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3356
The California Horse Racing Board, at the request of the authority, shall certify the eligibility of any prospective lessee or user of the property...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3357
(a) In leasing, or entering into agreements for the use of, the State Fair Race Track or other property owned or controlled by the California...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3358
If the authority makes a determination pursuant to this chapter about an action it proposes to take in awarding the State Fair Race Track lease or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3359
After the award of a lease or upon entering into an agreement for the use of State Fair property, the authority shall meet periodically to review the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3360
(a) The authority, in the exercise of its powers, may pledge any and all revenues, moneys, accounts, accounts receivable, contract rights, and other...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3361
The State of California pledges to, and agrees with, the holders of any bonds, other indebtedness, or obligations for the financing of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3801
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this chapter govern the construction of this part.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3802
"Association" means a district agricultural association which is formed pursuant to this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3803
"Board" means the board of directors of an association.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3804
"Director" means a member of the board of directors of an association.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3805
"District" means an agricultural district which is formed pursuant to this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3806
For the purposes of Article 1 (commencing with Section 4101) of Chapter 6 of this part, "agency" means the State and Consumer Services Agency.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3851
The state is divided into the agricultural districts which are prescribed by this article.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3852
District 1 is the County of Alameda.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3853
District 1a is the County of San Mateo and the City and County of San Francisco.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3854
District 2 is the County of San Joaquin.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3855
District 3 is the County of Butte.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3856
District 4 is the Counties of Sonoma and Marin.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3856.5
District 5 is the City and County of San Francisco.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3857
District 6 is all that portion of Los Angeles County that is not included in District 48, District 50, and District 51, and, notwithstanding any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3858
District 7 is the County of Monterey.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3859
District 9 is the County of Humboldt.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3860
District 10 is that portion of the County of Siskiyou which is not included in District 10a.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3861
District 10a is all that portion of Siskiyou and Modoc Counties which is described as follows: Beginning at the intersection of west longitude 122
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3862
District 12 is the County of Mendocino.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3863
District 13 is the Counties of Sutter and Yuba.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3864
District 14 is the County of Santa Cruz.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3865
District 15 is all that portion of the County of Kern which is not included in District 53.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3866
District 16 is the County of San Luis Obispo.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3867
District 17 is the County of Nevada.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3868
District 18 is the Counties of Mono, Inyo, and Alpine.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3869
District 19 is all that portion of Santa Barbara County which lies east of Gaviota and south of the Santa Ynez Mountains.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3870
District 20 is the County of Placer.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3871
District 21 is the County of Fresno.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3872
District 21a is the County of Madera.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3873
District 22 is the County of San Diego.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3874
District 23 is the County of Contra Costa.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3875
District 24 is the County of Tulare.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3876
District 24a is the County of Kings.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3877
District 25 is the County of Napa.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3878
District 26 is the County of Amador.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3879
District 27 is the County of Shasta.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3880
District 28 is the County of San Bernardino.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3881
District 29 is the County of Tuolumne.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3882
District 30 is the County of Tehama.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3883
District 31 is the County of Ventura.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3884
District 32 is the County of Orange.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3885
District 33 is the County of San Benito.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3886
District 34 is that portion of the County of Modoc which is not included in District 10a.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3887
District 35 is the County of Merced.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3888
District 35a is the County of Mariposa.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3889
District 36 is the County of Solano.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3890
District 37 is all that portion of Santa Barbara County which is not included in District 19.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3891
District 38 is the County of Stanislaus.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3892
District 39 is the County of Calaveras.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3893
District 40 is the County of Yolo.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3894
District 41 is the County of Del Norte.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3895
District 42 is the County of Glenn.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3896
District 44 is the County of Colusa.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3897
District 45 is the County of Imperial.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3898
District 46 is all that portion of the County of Riverside which is not included in District 54.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3899
District 48 is the County of Los Angeles.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3900
District 49 is the County of Lake.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3901
District 50 is all that portion of Los Angeles County which lies north of the south line of Township 5 North, San Bernardino base.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3901.5
District 51 is all the portion of Los Angeles City which is described as follows: From a point commencing where the most northerly boundary of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3902
District 52 is the County of Sacramento.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3903
District 53 is all of the portion of Kern County east of the Los Angeles Aqueduct. District 53 shall be known and designated as the Desert Empire...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3904
District 54 is all of the portion of Riverside County east of the Coachella Branch of the All-American Canal and east of the line running due north...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3951
Fifty or more persons, who are residents of a district, may form an association to be known as and designated as the ____ District Agricultural...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3952
Copies of the articles of association shall be filed with the Governor, the Secretary of State, and the department.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3953
Each association is a state institution.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3954
Each association by its name has perpetual succession. It may have a seal. An association may be sued and, with approval of the department, may sue
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3955
Claims against an association shall be presented to the California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board in accordance with Part 3...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3956
The officers of the association shall consist of a board of directors of nine members. The directors shall be citizens and residents of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3957
If two or more counties constitute a district, each county shall be represented on the board by at least two persons who are citizens and residents...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3958
If, by reason of the formation of a new district, a director in one district becomes a resident of another district, his term of office as director...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3959
The directors shall be appointed by the Governor.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3960
The term of office of each director, except that of a member of the first board, is four years from the beginning of the term for which he is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3961
The term of office of each member of the first board shall be so fixed by the Governor that the terms of the directors of such board shall expire in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3962
The directors are state officers.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3963
The directors shall meet at a place within the district and organize by the election of one of their number as president. The term of office of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3964
The directors shall also select a secretary, a manager, and a treasurer from among persons who are not members of the board. One person may be the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3964.5
(a) Notwithstanding any other law, a board may form any advisory committee by resolution or any similar formal action. (b) Meetings of an advisory
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3965
The board may, with the approval of the department: (a) Fix the term of office, the amount of bond, salary, and prescribe the duties of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3965.1
Notwithstanding subdivision (d) of Section 3965 or Section 4051, the board may, with the approval of the department, enter into the following types...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3966
The board shall annually make to the department such report as such department may direct.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3967
Any director who misses three consecutive regular meetings of the board without the permission of the board is deemed to have resigned as a director.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 3968
Records of the board which are entries in events which are scheduled for future judging and for overnight entries in races on which there is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4001
Any money which is received by any association, other than from the sale of real property or pursuant to a lease, easement, or agreement for the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4002
The proceeds of the sale of any interest in real property which is owned by any association shall be paid into the Fair and Exposition Fund. The...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4003
Any money which is not expended within three years after being paid into the Fair and Exposition Fund pursuant to Section 4002 shall be added to and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4004
All revenue which is received by any association pursuant to any lease, easement, or agreement for the extraction of oil or gas from any land that is
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4005
The fiscal year for each association is from January 1 to December 31.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4051
An association, with the approval of both the Department of Food and Agriculture and the Department of General Services, may do any of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4051.1
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in accordance with procedures established by the board, the board may enter into agreements to secure
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4051.2
An association shall not enter into a settlement agreement for an amount greater than ten thousand dollars ($10,000) without the prior approval of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4052
An association shall not lease its racetrack for running races of horses to any private person, firm, or corporation, except to a national or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4053
The Director of Food and Agriculture may make available for the use of any association any property of the state which is suitable for the purposes...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4054
(a) If the board of an association, by resolution adopted by vote of two-thirds of all its members, finds and determines that the public interest and
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4055
Associations, by majority vote of their respective boards, may cooperate in the holding of a fair in any of the districts.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4056
An association may pay membership fees, and join and participate in the affairs of any organization which has the following purposes: (a)...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4057
The state is not liable for any premium which is offered or award that is made, or on account of any contract which is made, by any association.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4058
(a) Notwithstanding Section 4052, the California Exposition and State Fair, a district agricultural association fair, or county fair in the northern...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4059
(a) (1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Department of Food and Agriculture shall develop criteria to be used, subject to the approval
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4060
(a) Any compensation to any officer or employee of the state by any nonprofit corporation formed exclusively to aid and assist an association, as...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4101
The Sixth District Agricultural Association shall be known as the California Science Center. It is in the State and Consumer Services Agency and is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4101.2
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the California Science Center, with the approval of the Director of General Services, may enter into...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4101.3
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the California Science Center is hereby authorized to enter into a site lease with the California...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4101.4
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that the operation of the California Science Center may require individual skills not generally available in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4102
The California Science Center, with the approval of the State and Consumer Services Agency, may build, construct, and maintain and operate a stadium...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4103
The California Science Center may establish a space-age museum in its building at Exposition Park in the City of Los Angeles.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4104
(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that there is a need for a state repository dedicated to the diverse contributions of African-Americans
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4105
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, from December 14 to December 21, inclusive, of any year, the California Science Center may not charge...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4106
(a) The California Science Center shall work with the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission, the City of Los Angeles, and the County of Los...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4107
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a Member of the Legislature representing any district in Los Angeles County may be appointed as a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4108
The California Science Center shall establish the position of Exposition Park Manager to be filled by a person appointed by the Governor for the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4131
The City and County of San Francisco may appropriate and pay over to the 1-A District Agricultural Association for the general uses and purposes of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4155
The 22nd District Agricultural Association may expend up to seven hundred fifty thousand dollars ($750,000) annually for the operation of a fair...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4156
The State Race Track Leasing Commission shall prepare a master plan for the long-range comprehensive development and improvement of, and construction
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4157
The Director of Finance may enter into an agreement prior to September 1, 1976, with the State Race Track Leasing Commission and the 22nd District...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4161
(a) The 25th District Agricultural Association may enter into a joint powers agreement pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 6500) of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4162
The 25th District Agricultural Association may accept the donation of any real property suitable for the location of the Napa Center of Wine, Food,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4163
(a) With the consent of the secretary, a nonprofit organization may hold an annual fair in lieu of the annual fair held by the 25th District...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4182
Notwithstanding any other provision of this code to the contrary, the 51st District Agricultural Association may enter into leases or joint...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4191
A city may not impose any tax, except a sales or use tax, on any association that represents more than one county and owns land in each of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4192
The city and the association shall enter into an agreement for the provision of police and fire protection services to the association. This...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4195
The fair site of the 54th District Agricultural Association shall be the property near the City of Blythe known as the Blythe Community Fair Grounds.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4200
The Legislature finds and declares that the 52nd District Agricultural Association has contributed over three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000)...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4201
(a) Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, the 52nd District Agricultural Association shall have the right to use each year, during its annual...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4202
In the event of a dispute between the 52nd District Agricultural Association and the California Exposition and State Fair, the Division of Fairs and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4210
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the directors of the 48th District Agricultural Association may not serve concurrently on another fair...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4251
Any association and any county may jointly construct a building to constitute a war memorial. The war memorial may be used for any purpose for which
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4252
The war memorial may be constructed and managed under such terms and conditions as may be agreed upon by the board of the association, with the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4253
Any construction work which is done pursuant to an agreement shall be performed in accordance with, and subject to, Chapter 1 (commencing with...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4301
It is unlawful for any person to sell or engage in the sale, upon any property of an association, of any ticket of admission or any other evidence of
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4351
There is hereby created the State Race Track Leasing Commission which shall be composed of the Director of Food and Agriculture, the Director of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4352
The Department of Finance shall provide clerical services to the commission. The Department of Food and Agriculture, the Department of General...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4353
The State Race Track Leasing Commission may enter into leases or other agreements for the use of the Del Mar Race Track and any other property owned...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4356
The California Horse Racing Board shall, at the request of the commission, certify the eligibility of any prospective lessee or user of the property...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4357
The Attorney General shall serve as counsel for, and adviser to, the commission.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4358
The commission shall follow the same procedures, insofar as appropriate, in leasing, or entering into agreements for the use of, the Del Mar Race...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4359
If the commission makes a determination pursuant to this chapter as to the action it proposes to take in awarding the Del Mar Race Track lease or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4360
After the award of a lease or entering into an agreement for the use of the Del Mar Race Track, the commission shall meet from time to time to review
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4361
The commission is a "department" for the purposes of hearings pursuant to Article 2 (commencing with Section 11180) of Chapter 2 of Part 1 of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4362
The commission may enter into a joint powers agreement with the 22nd District Agricultural Association pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4363
The State of California pledges to, and agrees with, the holders of any bonds, other indebtedness, or obligations for the financing of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4401.5
(a) The director shall expend an amount not to exceed a total of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) in any fiscal year for any exhibit or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4402
The department may expend funds appropriated by Section 22 of Chapter 1440 of the Statutes of 1985 in the 1985-86 and 1986-87 fiscal years for...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4403
(a) A county fair, district agricultural association fair, or citrus fruit fair may expend funds for promotional and public relations purposes of the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4431
Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, on or after January 1, 1943, apportionments shall be made only to counties or district agricultural...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4432
Merced, Madera, Santa Cruz, and Solano Counties may each receive an apportionment although they held no fairs in the calendar year 1941 and the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4433
Marin County may receive an apportionment although that county held no fair in the calendar year 1941 and the agricultural association of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4434
A district agricultural association of a district created subsequent to January 1, 1943, may receive an apportionment.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4435
A district agricultural association which did not receive an apportionment on the basis of the premiums which were paid at a fair that was held...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4436
A district agricultural association which did not receive an apportionment on the basis of the premiums which were paid at a fair that was held by it
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4437
A certified copy of the resolution shall be filed with the department.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4438
After the board of supervisors adopts and files the resolution, the county is no longer eligible to receive any apportionment and the district...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4439
Within one year from and after the date the resolution is adopted, the county shall pay to the district agricultural association the unexpended...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4440
No apportionment shall be made for more than one fair in any one year in any county or district. The fair may be operated in one or more seasonal...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4441
A county or district agricultural association may contract with each other or with a county fair association to hold an agricultural fair without...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4442
No fair for which a separate appropriation is made by the state shall participate in the apportionment of any money appropriated for the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4443
If a district agricultural association fair is conducted in any county of the state, no county fair, except a county fair which received...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4444
No apportionment shall be made to any fair held in Sacramento County after January 1, 1948, other than a fair conducted by the California State Fair...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4461
Any funds that are appropriated for the encouragement of county, district agricultural association, or combined county and district agricultural...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4481
The county or district agricultural association shall deposit in a bank account or a deposit in a savings and loan association that is approved by...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4482
Any expenditure shall be made pursuant to a budget which is submitted to the Department of Food and Agriculture and approved by the Department of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4483
Any expenditure by a county for construction and improvements is subject to Sections 25450 to 25463, inclusive, of the Government Code.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4501
The department shall prescribe regulations for both of the following: (a) The judging of exhibits. (b) The maximum amount of premiums which may
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4502
The regulations are exempt from provisions of Section 11380 of the Government Code. They may, however, be filed with the Secretary of State pursuant
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4503
No fair shall receive any apportionment of funds pursuant to this part unless it complies with the regulations of the department.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4504
The department may at any time examine the books and records of any fair to determine the correctness of any statement or report which is filed with...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4505
Every fair within the network of California fairs that conducts a fair for which any apportionment is sought shall file a detailed statement of its...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4506
The department shall review the statements of operation which are filed by the several fairs pursuant to Section 4505. It shall consider such...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4507
The department shall annually classify fairs which are required to file reports pursuant to Section 4505. The department shall annually request...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4508
The classifications of fairs established pursuant to Section 4507 may be considered in determining the basis of compensation to fair managers of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4509
The director shall submit the findings made under Section 4507 and the information he receives pursuant to Section 4508 to the Fair Budget Review...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4510
The department shall prepare a manual setting forth the powers, duties, and responsibilities of directors of county and citrus fruit fairs, and a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4511
(a) All county fairs and citrus fruit fairs shall, prior to entering into a carnival contract, do both of the following: (1) Notify all persons on
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4511.1
For the purposes of this chapter, "carnival" is defined as a company of transportable amusement rides, food and beverage units, and games that may...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4511.2
For the purposes of this chapter, "carnival workers" are defined as employees of a carnival.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4511.5
If carnival incident or accident records are required as conditions to contracts between carnival contractors and district agricultural associations,
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4512
(a) The department shall assist each fair in the development of a long-term maintenance schedule, subject to annual review by the department. The...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4513
(a) The department may expend funds for promotional and public relations purposes for the California Exposition and State Fair. (b) The California
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4531
The Fairs Allocation and Classification Committee is continued in existence. It consists of seven Members of the Senate and seven Members of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4532
To the extent that it is feasible, appointments to the committee shall be so made that there is one Member of the Senate and one Member of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4533
The committee shall, from time to time, elect its chairman and vice chairman. The committee may meet at any time, whether or not the Legislature is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4534
(a) The committee shall investigate, study, and analyze, when it deems it necessary, any or all facts and matters relating to the operation and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4535
The committee shall report to the Legislature at the commencement of each regular session and may report to the Legislature at any time, including in
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4601
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this chapter govern the construction of this part.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4602
"Association" means a nonprofit corporation organized and existing under the laws of this state for the purpose of and which engages in conducting...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4603
"Citrus fruit fair" means any citrus fruit fair or citrus fruit fair and exposition which satisfies all of the following requirements: (a) Has...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4651
The fair shall be deemed to be a fair and association within the meaning of Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 4401), Part 4 of this division and the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4652
An association conducting a citrus fruit fair may receive and use, for the citrus fruit fair, any money which is appropriated for use of a "citrus...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4701
An association that conducts and carries on any citrus fruit fair which is eligible to receive apportionments pursuant to Section 19626 of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4702
Upon dissolution of any such association, all of its property, after payment of outstanding debts, shall escheat to the state.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 4703
All property of any such association which is used exclusively in conducting citrus fruit fairs, and its recreational and cultural facilities which...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5001
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this division.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5002
"Appliance" means any box, tray, container, ladder, tent, vehicle, implement, or any other article which is, or may be, used in connection with the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5003
"Crop seed" means the seed or seedlike fruit of grain, beans, flax, beets, onions, or any other crop, whether or not it is intended for planting...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5004
"Noxious weed" means any species of plant that is, or is liable to be, troublesome, aggressive, intrusive, detrimental, or destructive to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5005
"Nursery stock" means any plant for planting, propagation, or ornamentation.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5006
"Pest" means any of the following things that is, or is liable to be, dangerous or detrimental to the agricultural industry of the state: (a) Any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5007
"Plant" includes any part of a plant, tree, plant product, shrub, vine, fruit, vegetable, seed, bulb, stolon, tuber, corm, pip, cutting, scion, bud,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5008
"Shipment" means any article or thing which is, may be, or has been transported from one place to another place.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5009
"Horticultural product" means those products as stated in Group Number 18 of the Standard Industrial Classification Manual which are grown under...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5010
Agricultural or farm products include any horticultural product.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5011
Unless otherwise provided in this code, for the purposes of pest management, "crop" means a plant or animal, or a product derived from a plant or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5012
Unless otherwise provided in this code, for the purposes of pest management, "forage" means food for domestic or other wild animals that is taken by...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5021
Unless otherwise provided, any treatment which may be required pursuant to this division is at the risk and at the expense of the owner or person in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5022
This division shall not be construed to conflict with any other law which provides for the extermination or control of ground squirrels or other...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5023
The commissioner, whenever necessary, may enter and make an inspection of any premises, plant, conveyance, or thing in his jurisdiction.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5024
(a) The secretary or the commissioner shall, during the maintenance of any quarantine established by the secretary pursuant to Article 1 (commencing...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5025
The Regents of the University of California may collect and, subject to the provisions of Section 6305, import into this state from foreign...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5025.5
(a) The department, in consultation with the University of California, the United States Department of Agriculture, and members of the scientific...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5026
(a) The director may overrule a local agency's ordinance or regulation where that ordinance or regulation would prevent or inhibit an eradication...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5027
Unless otherwise expressly provided, a violation of any provision of this division is a misdemeanor.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5028
(a) Any person who intentionally violates any state or federal quarantine law or regulation is liable civilly as provided in Sections 5310 and 5311,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5029
(a) The department, in consultation with the State Department of Health Services, shall design and implement a program to provide information to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5030
Upon probable cause to believe a person buying, selling, or transporting a shipment of plant material intended to be marketed for commercial purposes
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5031
It is unlawful for any person to knowingly falsify, misrepresent, or cause to be falsified or misrepresented, any information in a record intended to
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5032
The director or commissioner may compile information and make any necessary investigations relative to suspected violations of this division. The...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5033
The person in custody of any records containing information required pursuant to Section 5030 shall exhibit those records upon a demand therefor by...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5034
At the time of the hearing, the director or commissioner may take any of the following actions: (a) Administer oaths and take testimony. (b)...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5035
Any party that disobeys any order or subpoena of the director is subject to Section 11188 of the Government Code.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5101
Each commissioner is an enforcing officer of all laws and regulations which relate to the prevention of the introduction into, or the spread within,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5102
Each commissioner and each qualified representative of the commissioner is a state plant quarantine officer for the following purposes: (a)...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5103
Any interested person that is aggrieved by any action or order of a commissioner may appeal in writing to the director within five days after notice...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5104
The director shall hear any appeal from an action or order of a commissioner within 10 days after the receipt of the appeal upon notice to all...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5105
Pending decision after appeal, action by the commissioner on the case under appeal shall be suspended by the director. The refusal of any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5201
As used in this chapter, "certificate" means the certification by a commissioner, deputy commissioner, or inspector of the pest condition or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5202
The board of supervisors of any county may establish a schedule of fees for any or all classes of certificates to be paid by shippers that request...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5203
No fee shall be charged for certification required by any law, regulation, or requirement of the United States or of this state or by any ordinance,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5204
The schedule of fees for the certificates shall be based upon the approximate cost of the inspection.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5205
A commissioner shall make such inspections as may be necessary to determine the facts which are required by the state or country of intended...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5206
The board of supervisors of any county may designate any place within the county as a fumigation or treatment station for the purpose of enabling the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5207
If the board of supervisors designates a place as a fumigation or treatment station, the commissioner shall inspect plant shipments at the stations,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5208
It is unlawful for any person to alter, deface, or wrongfully use a certificate issued pursuant to any provision of this division.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5209
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), any violation of this chapter is an infraction punishable by a fine of seventy-five dollars ($75) for the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5251
Upon the discovery of any pest, the director shall immediately report the discovery to the commissioner of the county in which the pest is found.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5252
The director shall furnish to the commissioner a statement as to the best known means or methods for eradicating or controlling the discovered pest...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5253
The commissioner shall disseminate all or any portion of the statement in whatever manner he may deem is best suited to inform persons that own or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5254
In any county where there is no commissioner, or if the director finds that the commissioner has failed or neglected to use all reasonable means to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5255
In any proceeding which is commenced pursuant to Section 5254, any duty, jurisdiction, or authority which is conferred on the commissioner by this...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5260
The Legislature hereby finds and declares all of the following: (a) Global travel, global trade, and climate change are introducing invasive...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5260.5
For purposes of this chapter, "invasive pests" means animals, plants, insects, and plant and animal diseases or groups of those animals, plants,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5261
The department shall develop and maintain a list of invasive pests that have a reasonable likelihood of entering California for which a detection,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5262
(a) Based on available funding, the department shall develop and maintain a written plan on the most appropriate options for detection, exclusion,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5263
If the department determines that an invasive pest identified on the list developed pursuant to Section 5261 has entered the state, the department...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5264
If the department determines that an invasive pest has entered the state and the urban aerial application of a pesticide, or a communitywide ground...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5265
If the department determines that an invasive pest has entered the state, and an urban aerial application of a pesticide, or a communitywide ground...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5266
This program established by this chapter may only be funded with federal funds.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5267
This chapter does not apply to the following: (a) The State Department of Public Health and local vector control agencies providing services in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5301
The director may establish, maintain, and enforce such quarantine regulations as he deems necessary to protect the agricultural industry of this...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5302
The director may make and enforce such regulations as he deems necessary to prevent any plant or thing which is, or is liable to be, infested or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5303
All quarantine regulations which involve another state, territory, district, or foreign country shall be made by the director. The regulations shall
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5304
The proclamation shall be signed in duplicate. The original shall be filed in the office of the Secretary of State and a copy in the office of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5305
A quarantine shall not be established by one county, city, district, or other public agency, against another county, city, district, or public...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5306
(a) It is unlawful for any person to refuse to comply with any quarantine regulation which is established by the director pursuant to this division.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5307
It is unlawful for any person, who is employed by any agency or institution that is supported or financed from public funds, willfully or knowingly...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5308
If there are any authorities or officers of the United States that are authorized to act with respect to any quarantine regulations that are...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5309
Any violation of this chapter by any person, or an agent of any person, is an infraction, punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5310
(a) In addition to any other penalties prescribed in this division, any person who violates this division or any regulation adopted pursuant to this...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5311
(a) In lieu of any civil action pursuant to Section 5310, except as provided in Article 5 (commencing with Section 5781) of Chapter 8, the secretary...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5312
After the exhaustion of the appeal and review procedures provided in Section 5311, the commissioner or his or her representative may file a certified
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5321
If the director receives information of the existence of any pest which is not generally distributed within this state, he shall thoroughly...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5322
The director may establish, maintain, and enforce quarantine, eradication, and such other regulations as are in his or her opinion necessary to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5323
This division and the regulations which are established pursuant to this division are of a statewide interest and concern and are intended to occupy...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5341
To prevent the introduction into, or the spread within this state, of pests, the director shall maintain at such places within this state as he deems
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5341.5
(a) Every operator of a motor vehicle entering the state with a shipment of any agricultural commodity shall cause the vehicle and the shipment to be
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5342
Plant quarantine officers at plant quarantine inspection stations may ascertain the origin, quantity, and kinds of meat and meat products, poultry...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5343
The director shall cause conspicuous signs to be erected at or near each inspection station which disclose the existence of the station.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5343.5
At any inspection station maintained at or near the California border by the director pursuant to Section 5341, the following sign shall be...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5344
(a) It is unlawful for the operator of any vehicle to fail to stop the vehicle at an inspection station or to willfully avoid an inspection station.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5345
It is unlawful for any person to operate upon any highway in this state any vehicle which, in violation of Section 5344, was not stopped as required...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5346
(a) It is unlawful for any person to conceal any plant from any plant quarantine officer or to fail to present it or any quarantined article for...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5348
Plant quarantine officers, and officers of the California Highway Patrol, are authorized to cite persons for any violation of this article.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5349
(a) It is unlawful for the operator of a vehicle to intentionally route the vehicle and travel on that route in order to prevent the vehicle from...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5350
(a) The director shall establish a program for the inspection of conveyances entering California through airport and maritime facilities to prevent...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5350.5
(a) The director may establish a task force comprised of representatives of the following industries: (1) Air common carriers. (2) Port...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5351
(a) The director shall levy a service charge, to the extent authorized by subsection (b) of Section 1513 of Title 49 of the United States Code, based
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5352
To the extent permitted by federal law, the director shall levy a fee on commercial marine carriers, based on the schedule established pursuant to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5353
(a) Each air carrier or foreign air carrier engaged in foreign air commerce which carries animals or plants or other materials which are, or are...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5401
Any premises, plants, conveyances or things which are infected or infested with any pest, or premises where any pest is found, are a public nuisance,
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5402
It is unlawful for any person to maintain such a public nuisance. The remedies which are provided by this article are in addition to any other remedy
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5403
If, after service of notice pursuant to this chapter a public nuisance is not abated within the time which is specified in the notice, the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5404
(a) If, after service of the notice pursuant to this chapter, the commissioner determines that the nuisance constitutes an immediate hazard to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5405
The board of supervisors of any county may authorize the commissioner to contract with any state or federal agency, public corporation for municipal...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5421
If the commissioner finds, after inspection, that any premises, plant, conveyance, or thing in his jurisdiction is infected or infested with any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5422
The notice may be served upon the record owner or person having charge or possession of the premises, plant, conveyance, or thing infected or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5423
If no person upon whom service may be had, can, after diligent search be found within the county, the notice may be served by posting copies of it in
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5424
If the address of the owner is not known, and cannot be ascertained by the exercise of reasonable diligence, a copy of the notice shall be mailed to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5425
The commissioner may record a copy of any notice that is served and may mail a copy of the notice to the person that appears of record to be the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5426
If the address of the encumbrancer is unknown to the commissioner, he shall state in the copy of the notice that the address is unknown to him and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5427
If the eradication, control, or destruction of the pest is undertaken by the commissioner pursuant to Section 5403, the notice shall be recorded.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5428
The recorded notice is, from the date of recording, a lien against the property which is described in the notice for the expense that is incurred by...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5429
The expense of the abatement by the commissioner is a county charge which is payable out of county funds.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5430
If the notice to abate is recorded before the commissioner incurs the expense of abatement, the amount which is incurred or expended by the county in
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5431
A notice which sets forth the amount expended shall be recorded within 30 days after the date of payment of the last item of expense of the abatement
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5432
If a copy of the notice to abate a public nuisance, as described in Section 5401, is recorded and a copy is served upon or mailed to the holder of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5433
If the sum which is secured by lien is not repaid to the county within 80 days from the recording of the amount of the lien, there shall be added to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5434
Except as provided in Article 3 (commencing with Section 5461) of this chapter, the district attorney of the county which makes payment of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5435
(a) If, after foreclosure, the property is sold, enough of the proceeds shall be paid into the treasury of the county which forecloses the lien as...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5436
If no action to foreclose is commenced within 120 days subsequent to the recordation of the notice which is required by Section 5431, the lien ceases
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5461
If any pest is found to exist upon any property which has been deeded to the state for nonpayment of taxes, the notice of abatement shall be served...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5462
If the expense of abatement becomes a lien on such property, as provided in Sections 5429 to 5432, inclusive, and the property is redeemed or sold to
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5463
If no action to foreclose is commenced within 120 days subsequent to the redemption or sale of the property, the lien ceases to exist.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5464
If the property is acquired by the state, or by any municipal corporation or political subdivision, and the right of redemption is terminated, the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5491
If any pest is found to exist in any public park or along any street, highway, or other property which is subject to the control of a city or county,
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5492
If any pest is found to exist in any park or along any street, highway, right-of-way, or other property which is subject to the control of any agency
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5493
If any pest is found to exist upon any property which is subject to the control of any irrigation, drainage, flood control, reclamation, or levee...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5494
If any pest is found to exist in or on any irrigation canal or ditch, including its lateral banks, which is not subject to the control of any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5501
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Property Owners' Roadside Vegetation Control Information Act of 1991.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5502
The following definitions shall govern the construction of this chapter: (a) "Agency" means an agency of state government that has responsibility...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5503
The Legislature hereby finds and declares all of the following: (a) The unannounced and poorly coordinated use of pesticides to control roadside...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5504
An agency shall promptly provide any or all of the following information to a property owner who so requests: (a) The date on which the agency is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5505
The agency shall not conduct a roadside vegetation control operation on that portion of the roadway for which a property owner has made a request for
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5506
(a) Within 30 days of receipt of the information required to be provided pursuant to Section 5504, the property owner may request a meeting with...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5507
If the property owner does not carry out the terms of any agreement entered into pursuant to paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Section 5506, as...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5508
This chapter shall be liberally construed to accomplish its purposes and objectives.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5509
Any property owner affected by the decision of the agency made pursuant to this chapter may bring an action for writ of mandamus challenging the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5551
Any neglected or abandoned plant or crop is a public nuisance in any of the following circumstances: (a) It is a menace to the agriculture of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5552
Any cotton plant which is uncultivated or that is left from a previous season is presumed to harbor pests and as such is a public nuisance. This...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5553
It is unlawful for any person to maintain any neglected or abandoned plant or crop which is a public nuisance.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5554
All remedies for the prevention or abatement of nuisances apply to any such nuisance.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5555
If, after service of the notice pursuant to Article 1.5 (commencing with Section 5561) the nuisance is not abated within the time prescribed in the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5561
The commissioner shall, in writing, notify the record owner or person in charge of any property having an abandoned or neglected plant or crop which...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5562
The notice required by this article shall set forth all of the following: (a) A description of the property. (b) The name of the owner or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5563
The commissioner shall, in addition to the notice required by this article, advise the owner that, unless the abandoned or neglected plant or crop is
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5564
This article shall not prevent the commissioner from proceeding under any other provision of law for the purpose of abating a nuisance that...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5571
If the commissioner of any county determines by inspection that there is a condition which constitutes a nuisance, as defined in Section 5551 or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5572
Whenever the district attorney receives a report from the commissioner, he shall, on the basis of the report, prepare a petition to the superior...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5573
The petition shall set forth all of the following: (a) A description of the property. (b) The name of the owner or person that is in charge or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5574
Upon the filing of the petition, the court shall issue a citation which requires that the owner or person that is in charge or in possession of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5575
A copy of the citation, together with a copy of the petition, shall be served upon the record owner or upon the person that is in charge or in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5576
A copy of the citation, together with a copy of the petition, may also be served upon any person that appears of record to be the owner of any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5577
If the property upon which the neglected or abandoned plant or crop exists has been deeded to the state for nonpayment of taxes, a copy of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5578
The service of the petition and citation may be personal, by delivery to the party on whom service is required to be made.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5579
If the party upon whom service is required to be made resides within the county, service may be made by leaving a copy of the citation, together with
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5580
If the party upon whom service is required to be made does not reside within the county, service of the petition and citation may be made by mail, if
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5581
Service of the petition and citation by mail shall be made pursuant to the Code of Civil Procedure.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5601
On the day on which the citation is made returnable, the court shall hear the cause and decide whether or not the neglected or abandoned plant or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5602
If the court is satisfied that the conditions which are set forth in the petition exist on the property and that the removal or destruction of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5603
The order to remove or destroy the neglected or abandoned plant or crop shall be served by the commissioner, or by any person who is deputized by him
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5604
If the order is not complied with within the time which is specified in the order, the commissioner shall cause the removal or destruction of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5605
Any person that fails to comply with any lawful order of the court which is made and served pursuant to the provisions of this article and Article 2...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5631
If the removal or destruction of any neglected or abandoned plant or crop which is a public nuisance as defined in Section 5551 or 5552, is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5632
From the date of the recording, the land which is described in the notice is subject to a lien for any expense which is incurred by the county...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5633
The commissioner shall keep an account of the cost of the removal or destruction and shall render an itemized report of the cost to the board of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5634
The expense of the removal or destruction is a county charge which is payable out of county funds.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5636
A notice which sets forth the amount which has been expended for the removal or destruction of any neglected or abandoned plant or crop which is a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5637
The lien is superior to all encumbrances, existing and future, except liens for taxes and assessments, if a copy of the notice of lien is recorded...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5638
If the address of the encumbrancer is unknown to the commissioner, he shall state in the copy of the notice that the address is unknown to him and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5639
If the sum which is secured by the lien is not repaid to the county within 80 days from the recording of the amount of the lien, there shall be added
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5640
Except as provided in Section 5643, the district attorney of the county which makes the payment for the expense of eradication or destruction shall,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5641
(a) If, after foreclosure the property is sold, enough of the proceeds shall be paid into the treasury of the county which forecloses the lien as...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5642
If no action to foreclose is commenced within 120 days subsequent to the recordation of the notice of lien, the lien ceases to exist.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5643
If the expense of removal or destruction of any abandoned plant or crop becomes a lien on property which has been deeded to the state for nonpayment...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5644
If no action to foreclose is commenced within 120 days subsequent to the redemption or sale of the property, the lien ceases to exist.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5645
If the property is acquired by the state, or by any municipal corporation or political subdivision, and the right of redemption is terminated, the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5701
(a) If any pest exists on any premises, the director or the commissioner may hold any plant or other host or possible carrier which is, or may be,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5702
If, in the opinion of the director or commissioner, the plant or other host or possible carrier is not infested or infected with the pest, or has...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5703
This article does not affect any other authority which is granted to a commissioner by Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 6501), Part 2 of this...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5704
It is unlawful for any person to move any plant or other host or possible carrier from the premises on which a hold notice has been issued, except...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5705
(a) The director or commissioner may enter into compliance agreements with any person which provide for the movement of hosts or other possible...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5721
If the director by regulation designates any plant, appliance, or other thing as liable to be infected or infested with any pest, and provides for...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5722
The commissioner of the county of destination may waive the notification and holding for inspection of any shipment which bears a certificate of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5723
This article is not applicable to seed which is intended for planting purposes or to other nursery stock.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5741
To prevent the dissemination of pests through the agency of appliances, the director may from time to time publish a list of such pests which may be...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5742
Except as otherwise provided in Section 5744, it is unlawful for any person to ship or move any used appliances unless there is furnished to the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5743
The commissioner of the county of destination shall refuse entry of the used appliances until the proof required in Section 5742 is furnished.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5744
The used appliances may be moved to a place which is designated by the commissioner for treatment under his supervision.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5761
The regulations which are adopted pursuant to Article 2 (commencing with Section 5321) of Chapter 5, Part 1 of this division may proclaim any portion
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5762
Any pest with respect to which an eradication area has been proclaimed, and any stages of the pest, its hosts and carriers, and any premises, plants,
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5763
The director, or the commissioner acting under the supervision and direction of the director, in a summary manner, may disinfect or take such other...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5764
If an eradication area has been proclaimed with respect to a species of fruit flies and the removal of host plants of such species is involved, the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5771
When the secretary proclaims an eradication project in an urban area pursuant to Article 4 (commencing with Section 5761), where the eradication plan
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5772
The notice shall be delivered at least 72 hours prior to applying the economic poison. When the application of a pesticide is to be made pursuant to
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5773
The notice shall be delivered to each residential unit in the treatment area. The notice shall also be mailed by first-class mail to each physician...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5774
The notice shall be delivered by hand distribution whenever practicable. If it is not practicable to provide notice by hand distribution, then...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5774.5
In addition to any other notice requirements of this article, if the secretary determines that it may become necessary to use aerial application of a
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5775
If the date of a pesticide application is changed, the notice required by this article shall be redistributed and contain the revised information. ...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5776
The notice distributed pursuant to this article shall contain all of the following: (a) The likely date or dates and approximate time or times of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5777
The notice, other than the notice specified in Section 5774.5, shall be in both English and in any other language in a city or county in the area...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5778
In every county that contains an eradication area in which a pesticide is used in the eradication effort, the department shall establish and operate...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5779
For pesticide applications other than by air, the procedures in this article may be followed subject to the discretion of the director as to their...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5780
No agency of the state or county shall be liable in any civil actions arising from the administration of this article if the director or the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5781
If the director determines that a particular pest, either within the state or from any area which is adjacent to the state, cannot be eradicated or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5782
During the existence of a host-free period or host-free district which is established by regulations of the director, any host which is planted,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5783
It is unlawful for any person to plant, grow, cultivate, or maintain any host which is described in any regulation of the director that establishes a
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5784
(a) The regulations adopted by the director upon the establishment of a cotton host-free period or district for a particular pest shall, insofar as...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5785
(a) Celery which is being produced in violation of a host-free period or district adopted pursuant to this article is a nuisance. (b) The...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5786
(a) The Legislature finds that any cotton plants and parts thereof not in compliance with any cotton plowdown dates adopted pursuant to this article...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5801
If the director, after investigation and hearing, determines that any kind or variety of plant is generally infected with a virus or mycoplasma-like...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5802
If a source of any prohibited or restricted kind or variety of plant has been demonstrated to be free of dangerous or detrimental viruses or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5803
It is unlawful for any person to bud, graft, or otherwise propagate or grow any fruit or nut tree or vine in violation of any regulations which are...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5821
The director, for the purpose of promoting and protecting the agricultural industry of the state, may, upon request, inspect plants and the premises...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5822
The director may do any of the following: (a) Certify as to the pest freedom of plants which may have been inspected or registered or may certify...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5823
The director may also establish and enforce regulations which are necessary to carry out the purposes of this article.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5824
The cost of any service which is rendered pursuant to this article shall be paid from the Department of Food and Agriculture Fund out of any money...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5825
The services which are authorized by this article shall not duplicate services which are being rendered by commissioners.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5826
It is unlawful for any person to alter, deface, or misuse any statement of registry, certificate, label, or tag which is issued pursuant to this...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5827
Any money which is received by the department pursuant to this article shall be paid into the State Treasury and be credited to the Department of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5850
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) Enhancing global business and trade is in the economic interest of the state. (b)...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5851
It is the intent of the Legislature, in enacting this article, to enhance the state's business and trade opportunities by authorizing the department...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5852
(a) The department may provide, upon request, nonregulatory accreditation, analytical, certification, diagnostic, inspection, quality assurance,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5901
To provide for the eradication of the citrus white fly, the director may by proclamation declare any portion of the state where the citrus white fly...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5902
The proclamation shall state both of the following: (a) The existence of the citrus white fly district. (b) The description of the boundaries...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5903
The director shall print a copy of the proclamation in one or more papers of general circulation in the infested district.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5904
Every plant within a citrus white fly district which is infested with citrus white fly or with the eggs, larvae, or pupae of the citrus white fly, or
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5905
The existence of any known host plant of citrus white fly within the boundaries of the district is reasonable cause to believe the host plant is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5906
The department and the commissioners may cause the destruction of any host plant of the citrus white fly in a summary manner.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5907
If, in the opinion of the enforcing officer, the host plant may be treated in a manner to destroy all citrus white flies or the eggs, larvae, or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5951
The Legislature hereby finds and declares all of the following: (a) The introduction of Mexican fruit flies into California presents a serious...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5952
The director may establish and operate a facility outside of this state to produce sterile Mexican fruit flies or enter into an agreement with any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 5953
Any contract entered into by the department to determine the appropriate location, select a suitable facility, or prepare preliminary plans and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6001
It is hereby declared that the cotton industry of this state is threatened with the invasion of cotton boll weevil and pink bollworm of cotton. ...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6002
The director, or an entity designated by the Cotton Pest Control Board, may contract with the United States Department of Agriculture for the purpose
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6003
"First handler" means the first person who, as owner, agent, or broker, purchases, or otherwise acquires from a grower, possession or control of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6005
(a) Every grower of cotton in the state shall pay a fee of three dollars ($3) for each bale of cotton ginned or for each bale of cotton sold by a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6006
The director shall appoint a Cotton Pest Control Board, consisting of 10 members, to assist and advise him or her on matters which pertain to the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6006.5
It is hereby declared, as a matter of legislative determination, that cottongrowers appointed to the Cotton Pest Control Board pursuant to this...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6006.6
Any decision made by the Cotton Pest Control Board which results in an entity other than the department administering this article shall be made not...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6021
If the director receives a report from the executive officer of the State Department of Health Services which states that field rodents in a certain...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6022
The commissioner shall cooperate in suppressing field rodents and insects, or other associated vectors of rodent-borne diseases transmissible and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6023
The director shall cooperate by entering into an agreement pursuant to Section 482 for the purpose of suppressing the field rodents and insects or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6024
In order to carry out the purposes of this article, the director or commissioner may enter upon any and all premises within any reported area or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6025
The Legislature hereby finds and declares all of the following: (a) The continued viability of the agricultural economy is of paramount importance
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6025.2
For purposes of this article, "vertebrate pest" means any specie of mammal, bird, reptile, amphibian, or fish that causes damage to agricultural,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6025.3
For purposes of this article, "research" means basic and applied research. Basic research is experimental or theoretical work undertaken primarily to
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6025.5
(a) The secretary shall establish and administer a research program to control vertebrate pests that pose a significant threat to the welfare of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6026
The secretary shall establish the Vertebrate Pest Control Research Advisory Committee consisting of the following members, appointed by the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6026.5
On or before December 31 of each year, the committee shall recommend to the secretary priorities for conducting various vertebrate pest control...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6027
There is hereby created the Vertebrate Pest Control Research Account in the Department of Food and Agriculture Fund. Notwithstanding Section 13340 of
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6027.1
Expenditure of funds pursuant to this article shall be limited to the following: (a) Reasonable administrative and operational expenses of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6027.5
During the calendar year, each commissioner shall pay to the secretary a fee not to exceed fifty cents ($0.50) per pound of vertebrate pest control...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6028
The assessment payments required pursuant to Section 6027.5, together with a report of the amount of vertebrate pest control materials sold,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6029
This article shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2016, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, which is enacted...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6031
The necessity of controlling beet leafhopper, the only known vector of the curly top virus, is recognized by the Legislature as being in the public...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6032
As used in this article "handler" means any person that engages in the operation of selling, marketing, or processing any of the crops vulnerable to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6033
Except as otherwise provided in this article, the assessment collected from producers by handlers or due from producer-handlers shall be paid by the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6033.5
(a) Any assessment that is imposed on the producer pursuant to this article is a personal debt of the producer. (b) Every handler or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6034
For the purpose of assessment, the following districts are established: District I, Imperial and Riverside Counties; District II, Kern, Kings,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6035
The secretary may establish the rate of assessment by district and crop and may adjust the assessment rate from time to time, whenever necessary as...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6036
The assessment rate may vary from district to district and from crop to crop based on the degree of vulnerability to damage from curly top virus...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6037
Any money which is received by the director pursuant to this article shall be deposited in the Department of Food and Agriculture Fund to be used for
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6038
The director may receive moneys from other sources for this program, which shall be deposited into the Department of Food and Agriculture Fund and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6039
The secretary shall appoint a Curly Top Virus Control Board consisting of nine members. The membership shall consist of at least one representative...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6039.5
It is hereby declared, as a matter of legislative determination, that persons appointed to the Curly Top Virus Control Board pursuant to Section 6039
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6040
Board members shall serve at the pleasure of the secretary.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6041
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), the board shall be advisory to the secretary and may make recommendations on all matters pertaining to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6042
The board shall meet at the call of its chairman or the secretary or at the request of any three members of the board. The board shall meet at least
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6043
Upon termination of this article, any remaining funds received pursuant to this article shall be refunded on a pro rata basis to all persons from...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6045
(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that the plant killing bacterium, Xyella Fastidiosa and the resulting pathogen, Pierce's disease, and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6046
(a) There is hereby created in the Department of Food and Agriculture the Pierce's Disease Control Program. (b) The Governor shall appoint a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047
The secretary may establish, maintain, and enforce regulations consistent with the intent of the Legislature as expressed in this article as may be...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.1
The Legislature finds and declares the following: (a) The state's agricultural business economy could be seriously damaged if measures are not...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.2
For the purposes of this article, the following definitions shall govern its construction: (a) "Board" means the Pierce's Disease and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.3
(a) Within 90 days after the effective date of this section, the secretary shall create in the department the Pierce's Disease and Glassy-winged...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.3.5
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the secretary, upon the recommendation of the board, may contract with any nonprofit authoritative...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.4
(a) The powers of the board shall be the following: (1) Submit recommendations to the secretary on, but not limited to, the following: (A)...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.5
(a) Expenditure of the funds pursuant to this article shall be restricted to the following: (1) Reasonable administrative expenses of the board...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.6
The secretary shall accept the recommendations of the board unless he or she determines that the recommendations are not practicable or in the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.7
(a) During the first marketing season, beginning July 1, 2001, and ending June 30, 2002, the annual assessment shall be three dollars ($3) for each...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.8
(a) The assessment is the obligation of the producer. (b) For purchased grapes, the processor who purchases the grapes shall act on behalf of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.9
(a) For purposes of calculating the amount to be collected by the processor for purchased grapes, the assessment shall be based on the gross dollar...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.10
(a) All assessments payable under this article shall be remitted to the department no later than January 10 of each year. The department shall...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.11
Any producer who disputes the amount of the assessment may file a claim with the department. The producer shall prove his or her claim by a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.12
(a) Expenditures charged by the department and the board for administrative purposes shall not exceed a total of 7 percent of the assessments...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.13
(a) All proprietary information obtained by the board or the department from producers, processors, or any other source, including, but not limited...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.14
(a) The sole remedy against any producer who fails to pay the assessment and against any processor who fails to collect and remit assessments within...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.15
Upon termination of this article, and based upon a recommendation of the board subject to approval by the secretary, any collected assessments not...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.16
No action in law or equity may be brought against any members or agent of the board, nor shall any member or agent of the board be personally liable...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.17
This article shall not be subject to Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.18
This article shall be liberally construed. If any provision of this article or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is held to be...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.19
(a) On or before December 31st of every other year, the secretary, after consultation with the board, shall report on the status of this chapter to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.20
This article shall become inoperative, as of March 1, 2006, unless the secretary finds, in a referendum conducted by him or her, or a person...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.21
(a) No later than April 15, 2005, the secretary shall establish a list of those persons eligible to vote on the continued implementation of this...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.22
For the purpose of voting in the referendum required in Section 6047.20, only a person required to pay the assessment pursuant to Section 6047.8...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.23
In determining whether this article shall become inoperative, the secretary shall find that at least 40 percent of the total number of persons from...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.24
In determining whether the referendum is approved by producers pursuant to the provisions of this article, the secretary shall consider the vote in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.25
The secretary shall establish a period in which to conduct the referendum that shall not be less than 10 days nor more than 60 days in duration. The
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.26
Nonreceipt of a ballot shall not invalidate a referendum.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.27
(a) If the secretary finds that a favorable vote has not been given as provided in this article, this article shall become inoperative as of March 1,
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.28
(a) The provisions of this article are severable. (b) If any provision of this section or its application is held invalid, that invalidity shall...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.29
(a) The secretary shall appoint an advisory task force consisting of scientific experts, including, but not limited to, university researchers and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.60
The Legislature hereby finds and declares the following: (a) California is the leading producer of table grapes in the United States, accounting...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.61
This article shall be known and may be cited as the Table Grape Pest and Disease District Law.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.62
(a) It is the purpose of this article to make available a procedure for the organization, operation, and dissolution of districts to respond to the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.63
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this section govern the construction of this article. (a) "Board" or "board of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.64
(a) Proceedings for the formation of a district within any county shall be commenced by a petition signed by the owners of 15 percent of the table...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.65
The petition may be filed in sections, each of which shall comply with all the requirements for a petition, except that a section need not contain...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.66
Signatures to the petition may be withdrawn at any time before it has been acted upon by filing with the clerk of the board of supervisors a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.67
(a) The petition shall state the name of the proposed district and shall set forth its boundaries or describe the lands to be included. (b) It is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.68
(a) The petition shall be accompanied by a fee in an amount established by the board of supervisors as is necessary to reimburse the county for all...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.69
(a) Upon the presentation and filing of a petition, the board of supervisors shall refer the petition to the county agricultural commissioner for the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.70
(a) The board of supervisors shall fix a time and place for a hearing of the petition. (b) The hearing shall not be less than 20 days, or more...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.71
Notice of the hearing shall be given by publication in a newspaper of general circulation published and circulated in the district.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.72
The notice shall be published once a week for two successive weeks prior to the date set for the hearing.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.73
At the hearing, the report of the county agricultural commissioner shall be received. Protests may be made orally or in writing by any person...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.74
At the hearing, any owner of table grape acreage in the proposed district may present to the board of supervisors a request, in writing, for the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.75
If the board of supervisors determines that the petition does not comply with the requirements of law, the matter may be dismissed without prejudice...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.76
(a) If the board of supervisors determines that the project is feasible and in the interest of the table grape acreage owners of the county, the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.78
(a) In determining the boundaries of the district, the board of supervisors shall exclude from the district any table grape acreage that it finds...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.79
Upon the filing of the order of organization, the board of supervisors shall appoint a board of directors of five members to administer the affairs...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.80
To be a director of the district, a person shall be either an owner of, or the designee of an owner of, acreage included in the district that is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.81
Upon his or her appointment, each director shall, in the manner provided by law, subscribe the oath of office and file the oath with the county...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.82
(a) From and after the filing for record of the order of the board of supervisors declaring the district organized, and the appointment and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.83
(a) Immediately after the organization of the district, the directors shall meet and organize as a board and shall elect a chairperson, vice...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.84
The members of the board shall serve for terms of two years, or for a longer term as determined by the board of supervisors, and until the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.85
Upon the expiration of the term of any member of the board, the board of supervisors shall appoint the successor. Vacancies shall be filled by the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.86
The members of the board shall not receive any compensation for their services, but may be reimbursed for their actual and necessary expenses, when...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.87
(a) The district may do all of the following: (1) Sue and be sued in all actions and proceedings in all courts and tribunals of competent...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.88
Every district formed pursuant to this article has all of the powers prescribed by Section 6047.87 and other provisions of this article, regardless...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.89
The county agricultural commissioner of the county in which the district is located shall, upon request of the board, assist the district to the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.90
The board shall, immediately after its appointment and after public hearing, formulate an effective plan and adopt a budget of expenditures for the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.91
There may be added to the budget for the first fiscal year of the operation of the district an amount not to exceed 20 percent of the total amount of
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.92
For each fiscal year subsequent to the first year of operation of the district, the board shall adopt the final budget in the same manner that the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.94
The district shall identify any parcel of real property with more than one acre of table grape plants that shall be subject to assessments.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.95
Whenever acreage within the district is planted with table grape plants in a fashion so as to qualify as table grape acreage, the acreage is subject...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.96
(a) After the district has been formed, an owner of table grape acreage in the district may present to the board a request in writing for the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.97
(a) The board shall, on or before the first Monday in April of each year, or as soon thereafter as possible, file with the board of supervisors a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.98
The assessment authorized to be assessed and levied is hereby declared to be in the nature of a special assessment, and the Legislature hereby finds...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.99
(a) The assessment levied shall be computed and entered upon the assessment roll by the county auditor, and if the supervisors fail to levy the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.100
The general provisions of the laws of this state, prescribing the requirements for and manner of levying and collecting county taxes and the duties...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.101
The revenue from the assessments imposed pursuant to this article by the district are trust funds and shall be encumbered only for the purposes for...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.102
(a) The county treasury shall be the repository of all the moneys of the district. The county treasurer shall receive and receipt for all those...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.103
If a consolidated district includes parts of two or more counties, the repository of all money of the district shall be the county treasury of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.104
(a) The county treasurer shall pay out money of the district only upon warrants of the county auditor drawn upon the order of the board of directors...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.105
Acreage devoted exclusively to the growing of table grapes within a tract of land outside the district, but in the county in which the district is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.106
Any two or more districts organized or existing under this article may be consolidated, whether or not the boundaries are coterminous, and whether or
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.107
The board of directors may adopt a resolution that recites the fact of receipt and the willingness of the district to consolidate, and shall then...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.108
The board of supervisors of the county in which is located the largest area of table grape acreage of the proposed consolidated district shall fix a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.109
If the board of supervisors determines that consolidation is feasible and in the best interests of the table grape acreage owners of the respective...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.110
Upon the adoption of a resolution consolidating two or more districts, the board of supervisors of the county in which is located the largest area of
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.111
The board of a consolidated district has all the duties, powers, purposes, responsibilities, and jurisdiction of the board of any other district...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.112
Any district that has been included in a consolidated district may withdraw from the consolidated district and be reconstituted as a separate...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.113
Upon the filing of a petition with the board of supervisors that is signed by either (1) 50 percent or more of the table grape acreage owners who own
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.114
The board of supervisors shall give notice of the time and place fixed for the hearing upon the petition for dissolution.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.115
The notice of hearing shall state all of the following: (a) That a petition has been filed requesting the dissolution of the district. (b) That
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.116
Notice of the hearing shall be given by publication in a newspaper of general circulation published and circulated in the district.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.117
The notice shall be published once a week for two successive weeks prior to the date set for the hearing.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.118
If, at the hearing, a majority of the board of supervisors does not find a compelling reason to override the owners' petition to dissolve the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.119
The board of supervisors shall cause a certified copy of the resolution to be recorded in the office of the county recorder and shall file a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.120
Upon dissolution, the right, title, and interest to property owned or controlled by the district that is situated within the corporate limits of any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.121
The board of supervisors is ex officio the governing body of the dissolved district. It may levy assessments and perform other acts solely for the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.122
All claims and accounts against the district that have not been settled by the board within 90 days after the resolution is recorded pursuant to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.123
If there are insufficient funds to discharge all claims and accounts brought pursuant to Section 6047.122, the board of supervisors shall, at the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6047.124
Owners of wine grapes and raisin grapes and any other agricultural commodities may petition to become subject to any district established pursuant to
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6048
(a) The plant hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata) is a noxious aquatic weed not native to the State of California. The Legislature hereby declares that
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6049
The department, with the cooperation of the University of California, the United States Department of Agriculture, or other agencies, may develop and
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6050
The Legislature hereby finds and declares all of the following: (a) The introduction of the light brown apple moth represents a clear, present,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6050.1
(a) There is hereby created in the Department of Food and Agriculture the Light Brown Apple Moth Program. (b) The Secretary of Food and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6051
Cotton pests abatement districts may be organized and established by the board of supervisors of the Counties of Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6052
In order to propose the organization of a cotton pests abatement district, a petition shall be presented to the board of supervisors of the county...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6053
Upon receipt of the petition, the board of supervisors shall direct the agricultural commissioner to create a register of all cottongrowers growing...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6054
The commissioner shall file the cottongrowers register within 60 days of receipt of the order from the board of supervisors or by March 1st,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6055
The proponents of the formation of the district may, within 30 days of the receipt by the board of supervisors of the register of cottongrowers from...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6056
Upon receipt of the petition, the board of supervisors shall immediately refer the petition to the agricultural commissioner who shall examine it by...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6057
At its meeting at which the certificate is received from the agricultural commissioner, or at its next meeting, regular or special, thereafter, the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6058
At the hearing, the board of supervisors shall make such changes in the boundaries of the proposed district as they determine to be advisable, and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6059
The board of supervisors shall, at the next regular or special meeting following the hearing upon the question of the organization of the proposed...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6060
The board of supervisors shall, at the meeting at which the order declaring the district to be organized is made, appoint a board of five directors...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6061
Each director so appointed shall, in the manner provided by law, give official bond for the faithful performance of his or her duties in the amount...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6062
Any cotton pests abatement district organized pursuant to this chapter may do all of the following: (a) Have perpetual succession. (b) Sue and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6063
The general control and management of each district shall be vested in a board of directors of five members. Directors shall be reimbursed for...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6064
The term of office of the directors shall be four years, except for those first appointed upon the organization of the district. The first...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6065
In the event of a vacancy in the board of directors either by resignation, death, or otherwise, the vacancy shall be filled by appointment by the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6066
The board of directors of each district shall have the power to appoint and to fix the compensation of a secretary of the district who shall keep all
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6067
Except as otherwise provided by this chapter, all acts of the board of directors shall be by resolution, and the adoption of a resolution shall...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6068
The powers conferred upon any cotton pests abatement district and its board of directors by the provisions of this chapter shall not be construed to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6069
The agricultural commissioner of the county in which any district is situated, may, without fee or charge, supervise and direct, in accordance with...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6070
The board of supervisors in every county where a district has been organized and exists under the provisions of this chapter shall direct the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6071
The board of directors of each district shall, on or before the first Monday in February of each year, prepare and file with the board of supervisors
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6072
The board of supervisors of the county may annually establish a fee for a permit to grow cotton within each cotton pests abatement district situated
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6073
The permit fee shall be entered in the minutes of the board of supervisors who shall advise the board of directors of the district of the fee per...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6074
The treasury of the county shall be the repository of all the moneys of the district. The county treasurer shall receive and receipt for all of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6075
The board of directors, when prohibiting the planting, growing, or maintenance of cotton plants within the boundaries of the district, shall notify...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6076
In each cotton pests abatement district, a biennial election shall be held in March of each odd-numbered year by the county elections official of the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6077
The county elections official on or after the 29th day before the election shall mail a ballot, an identification envelope, and a stamped and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6078
The persons declared elected shall take the oath of office and file their official bonds with the county elections official on or before the first...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6079
Any owner of land devoted to the growing of cotton in the county where the district is situated may file a petition for inclusion in the district...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6080
The board of directors of each cotton pests abatement district shall hold a regular meeting at least once each month at the time and place in the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6081
Whenever the board of supervisors, by resolution, desires to dissolve the district, or whenever a petition, signed by not less than 25 percent of the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6082
At the expiration of 90 days after the election, the board of directors shall deliver on the basis of the ratio of the acreage devoted to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6083
All claims and accounts against the district which have not been settled by the board of directors within 90 days after the election authorizing the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6084
In the event that there are insufficient funds to discharge all claims and accounts brought pursuant to Section 6083, the board of supervisors shall,
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6085
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Cotton Pests Abatement District Act.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6101
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6102
"Blanks" means caprifigs which are devoid of Blastophaga insects or galls that contain Blastophaga insects.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6103
"Mamme" crop means the winter crop of caprifigs.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6104
"Matured pollen" means pollen in a powdery condition which can be dusted or shaken out from the anthers in appreciable quantities.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6105
"Profichi crops" means the crop of caprifigs which matures in June and July and is used to caprify or pollinate the main crop of the Smyrna type of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6106
"Spent figs" means caprifigs from which all the female Blastophaga insects have issued.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6131
The commissioner shall enforce this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6132
The commissioner may enter any place where caprifigs are produced, packed, stored, shipped, delivered for shipment, or sold, and inspect them. He...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6133
The board of supervisors of any county may receive and accept on behalf of the county, any contribution or donation of money from a person or from...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6134
It is unlawful for any person to willfully or otherwise interfere with the enforcement of any provision of this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6151
Caprifigs, unless properly treated, contribute to, and are responsible for, the transmission of endosepsis and other plant diseases by the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6152
Every person who owns, raises, uses, packs, ships, or delivers for shipment or sells any caprifigs of the mamme crop for use within the county, shall
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6153
If any caprifigs of the mamme crop are to be shipped or used outside the county, the person that owns, raises, uses, packs, ships or delivers them...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6154
After the notice, the commissioner shall require the consignee to properly treat the figs for the prevention or elimination of endosepsis before...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6155
It is unlawful for any person to violate Section 6152, 6153, or 6154.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6156
It is unlawful for any person to pack, ship, deliver for shipment, or sell in any container any caprifigs of the profichi crop which violate any of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6157
It is unlawful for any person to pack, ship, deliver for shipment or sell in any container any caprifigs of the mamme crop, which contain more than...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6171
Caprifig trees, unless properly controlled and regulated under supervision, constitute a menace because they are a source of infection and pests.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6172
Except as otherwise provided by Section 6173, in the interest of the public welfare and general prosperity of the state and to provide for the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6173
Every commercial grower of calimyrna or other Smyrna-type fig may maintain at least one caprifig tree in connection with his planting.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6174
The commissioner shall notify the owner of any fig tree which is a public nuisance under Section 6172 to graft or destroy it within a time which is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6175
If the owner does not destroy or graft the fig tree within the time which is specified in the notice, the commissioner shall cause the grafting or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6176
A calimyrna grower, regardless of the size of his holdings, shall follow the standard procedures for cleanup of caprifig trees by picking the mamme...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6177
The presence of both mamme and set profichi figs in the caprifig trees at the same time is a public nuisance. The caprifigs, or the trees, or both,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6200
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) California is the leading producer of wine in the United States, accounting for 72...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6200.5
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Winegrape Pest and Disease Control District Law.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6201
It is the purpose of this chapter to make available a procedure for the organization, operation, government, and dissolution of districts to respond...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6202
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this section govern the construction of this chapter. (a) "Board" or "board of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6210
Proceedings for the formation of a district within any county shall be commenced by a petition that is either of the following: (a) Signed by 50...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6211
The petition may be filed in sections, each of which shall comply with all the requirements for a petition, except that a section need not contain...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6212
Signatures to the petition may be withdrawn at any time before it has been acted upon by filing with the clerk of the board of supervisors a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6213
(a) The petition shall state the name of the proposed district and shall set forth its boundaries or describe the lands to be included. (b) It is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6214
(a) Upon the presentation and filing of a petition, the board of supervisors shall refer the petition to the county agricultural commissioner for the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6215
(a) The board of supervisors shall fix a time and place for the hearing of the petition. (b) The hearing shall not be less than 20 days, or more...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6216
The notice of hearing shall do all of the following: (a) State the name of the district and that it is being formed for the control of winegrape...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6217
Notice of the hearing shall be given by publication in a newspaper of general circulation published and circulated in the district.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6218
The notice shall be published once a week for two successive weeks prior to the date set for the hearing.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6219
At the hearing, the report of the county agricultural commissioner shall be received. Protests may be made orally or in writing by any person...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6220
At the hearing, any owner of winegrape acreage in the proposed district may present to the board of supervisors a request, in writing, for the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6221
If the board of supervisors determines that the petition does not comply with the requirements of law, the matter may be dismissed without prejudice...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6222
(a) If the board of supervisors determines that the project is feasible and in the interest of the winegrape growers of the county, the board of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6223
(a) In determining the boundaries of the district, the board of supervisors shall exclude from the district any winegrape acreage that it finds will...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6230
Upon the adoption of the order of organization, the board of supervisors shall immediately appoint a board of directors of five members to administer
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6231
In order to be eligible to be a director of the district, a person shall be a citizen of the United States and of this state, and an owner of lands...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6232
Upon his or her appointment, each director shall, in the manner provided by law, subscribe the oath of office and file the oath with the county...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6233
(a) From and after the filing for record of the order of the board of supervisors declaring the district organized, and the appointment and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6234
(a) Immediately after the organization of the district, the directors shall meet and organize as a board and shall elect a chairperson, vice...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6235
The members of the board shall serve for terms of one year, or for a longer term as determined by the board of supervisors, and until the appointment
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6236
Upon the expiration of the term of any member of the board, the board of supervisors shall appoint the successor. Vacancies shall be filled by the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6237
The members of the board shall not receive any compensation for their services, but may be reimbursed for their actual and necessary expenses, when...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6240
The district may do all of the following: (a) Sue and be sued in all actions and proceedings in all courts and tribunals of competent...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6241
Every district formed pursuant to this chapter has all of the powers prescribed by Section 6240 and other provisions of this chapter, regardless of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6242
The county agricultural commissioner of the county in which the district is located shall, upon request of the board, assist the district to the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6243
The board shall, immediately after its appointment and after public hearing, formulate an effective plan and adopt a budget of expenditures for the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6244
There may be added to the budget for the first fiscal year of the operation of the district an amount not to exceed 20 percent of the total amount of
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6245
For each fiscal year subsequent to the first year of operation of the district, the board shall adopt the final budget therefor in the same manner...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6246
The board of supervisors may charge the district for any expenses incurred by the county in connection with the proceedings for the formation of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6250
The county assessor, in making the annual assessment of property included in the district each and every year after the organization of the district,
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6251
Whenever acreage within the district is planted with winegrape plants in such a fashion as to qualify as winegrape acreage, the acreage is subject to
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6252
(a) After the district has been formed, an owner of winegrape acreage in the district may present to the board a request in writing for the exclusion
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6253
(a) The board shall, on or before the first Monday in April of each year, file with the board of supervisors a budget that sets forth all estimated...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6254
The assessment authorized to be assessed and levied is hereby declared to be in the nature of a special assessment, and the Legislature hereby finds...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6255
The assessment so levied shall be computed and entered upon the assessment roll by the county auditor, and if the supervisors fail to levy the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6256
The general provisions of the laws of this state, prescribing the manner of levying and collecting county taxes and the duties of the several county...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6256.5
The revenue from the assessments imposed pursuant to this chapter by the district are trust funds and shall be encumbered only for the purposes for...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6257
The county treasury shall be the repository of all the moneys of the district. The county treasurer shall receive and receipt for all those moneys,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6258
If a consolidated district includes parts of two or more counties, the repository of all money of the district shall be the county treasury of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6259
(a) The county treasurer shall pay out money of the district only upon warrants of the county auditor drawn upon the order of the board of directors...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6260
Lands devoted exclusively to the growing of winegrapes within a tract of land outside the district, but in the county in which the district is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6270
Any two or more districts organized or existing under this chapter may be consolidated, whether or not the boundaries are coterminous, and whether or
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6271
The board of directors may adopt a resolution that recites the fact of receipt and the willingness of the district to consolidate, and shall then...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6272
The board of supervisors of the county in which is located the largest area of winegrape acreage of the proposed consolidated district shall fix a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6273
If the board of supervisors determines that consolidation is feasible and in the best interests of the winegrape growers of the respective districts,
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6274
Upon the adoption of a resolution consolidating two or more districts, the board of supervisors of the county in which is located the largest area of
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6275
The board of a consolidated district has all the duties, powers, purposes, responsibilities, and jurisdiction of the board of any other district...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6276
Any district that has been included in a consolidated district may withdraw from the consolidated district and be reconstituted as a separate...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6280
Upon the filing of a petition with the board of supervisors, signed by the owners of not less than 60 percent by area of the winegrape acreage in the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6281
The board of supervisors shall give notice of the time and place fixed for the hearing upon the petition for dissolution.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6282
The notice of hearing shall state all of the following: (a) That a petition has been filed requesting the dissolution of the district. (b) That
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6283
Notice of the hearing shall be given by publication in a newspaper of general circulation published and circulated in the district.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6284
The notice shall be published once a week for two successive weeks prior to the date set for the hearing.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6285
If, at the hearing, a majority of the membership of the board of supervisors find that the dissolution of the district will benefit the winegrape...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6286
The board of supervisors shall cause a certified copy of the resolution to be recorded in the office of the county recorder and shall file a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6287
Upon dissolution, the right, title, and interest to property owned or controlled by the district that is situated within the corporate limits of any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6288
The board of supervisors is ex officio the governing body of the dissolved district. It may levy such assessments and perform such other acts as may
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6289
All claims and accounts against the district that have not been settled by the board within 90 days after the resolution is recorded pursuant to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6290
If there are insufficient funds to discharge all claims and accounts brought pursuant to Section 6289, the board of supervisors shall, at the time of
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6292
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) California is the leading producer of wine in the United States, accounting for 91...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6292.1
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Napa County Winegrape Pest and Disease Control District Law.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6292.2
It is the purpose of this chapter to make available a procedure for the organization, operation, government, and dissolution of districts to assist...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6292.3
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this section govern the construction of this chapter. (a) "Board" or "board of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6293
Proceedings for the formation of a district within Napa County shall be commenced by a petition that is either of the following: (a) Signed by 50...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6293.1
The petition may be filed in sections, each of which shall comply with all the requirements for a petition, except that a section need not contain...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6293.2
Signatures to the petition may be withdrawn at any time before it has been acted upon by filing with the clerk of the board of supervisors a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6293.3
(a) The petition shall state the name of the proposed district and shall set forth its boundaries or describe the lands to be included. (b) It is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6293.4
(a) Upon the presentation and filing of a petition, the board of supervisors shall refer the petition to the county agricultural commissioner for the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6293.5
(a) The board of supervisors shall fix a time and place for the hearing of the petition. (b) The hearing shall not be less than 20 days, or more...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6293.6
The notice of hearing shall do all of the following: (a) State the name of the district and that it is being formed for the control of winegrape...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6293.7
Notice of the hearing shall be given by publication in a newspaper of general circulation published and circulated in the district. Notice of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6293.8
The notice shall be published once a week for two successive weeks prior to the date set for the hearing.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6293.9
At the hearing, the report of the county agricultural commissioner shall be received by the board of supervisors. Protests may be made orally or in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6293.10
At the hearing, any owner of winegrape growing acreage in the proposed district may present to the board of supervisors a request for the exclusion...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6293.11
If the board of supervisors determines that the petition does not comply with the requirements of law, the matter may be dismissed without prejudice...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6293.12
(a) If the board of supervisors determines that the project is feasible and in the interest of the winegrape growers of the county, the board of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6293.13
(a) In determining the boundaries of the district, the board of supervisors shall exclude from the district any winegrape growing acreage that it...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6294
Upon the adoption of the order of organization, the board of supervisors shall immediately appoint a board of directors of five members to administer
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6294.1
In order to be eligible to be a director of the district, a person shall be a citizen of the United States and of this state, and an owner of lands...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6294.2
Upon his or her appointment, each director shall, in the manner provided by law, subscribe the oath of office and file the oath with the county...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6294.3
(a) From and after the filing for record of the order of the board of supervisors declaring the district organized, and the appointment and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6294.4
(a) Immediately after the organization of the district, the directors shall meet and organize as a board and shall elect a chairperson, vice...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6294.5
The members of the district board shall serve for terms of one year, or for a longer term as determined by the board of supervisors, and until the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6294.6
Upon the expiration of the term of any member of the district board, the board of supervisors shall appoint the successor. Vacancies shall be...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6294.7
The members of the district board shall not receive any compensation for their services, but may be reimbursed for their actual and necessary...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6295
The district may do all of the following: (a) Sue and be sued in all actions and proceedings in all courts and tribunals of competent...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6295.1
Every district formed pursuant to this chapter has all of the powers prescribed by Section 6295 and other provisions of this chapter, regardless of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6295.2
The county agricultural commissioner of the county in which the district is located shall, in consultation with the district board, assist the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6295.3
The district board shall, immediately after its appointment and after public hearing, formulate an effective plan and adopt a budget of expenditures...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6295.4
There may be added to the budget for the first fiscal year of the operation of the district an amount not to exceed 20 percent of the total amount of
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6295.5
For each fiscal year subsequent to the first year of operation of the district, the district board shall adopt the final budget therefor in the same...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6295.6
The board of supervisors may charge the district for actual costs incurred by the county in connection with the proceedings for the formation of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6296
The county assessor, in making the annual assessment of property included in the district each and every year after the organization of the district,
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6296.1
Whenever acreage within the district is planted with winegrape plants in such a fashion as to qualify as winegrape growing acreage, the acreage is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6296.2
(a) After the district has been formed, an owner of winegrape growing acreage in the district may present to the district board a request in writing...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6296.3
(a) The district board shall, on or before the first Monday in April of each year, file with the board of supervisors a budget that sets forth all...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6296.5
The assessment so levied shall be computed and entered upon the assessment roll by the county auditor, and if the supervisors fail to levy the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6296.6
The general provisions of the laws of this state, prescribing the manner of levying and collecting county taxes and the duties of the several county...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6296.7
The revenue from the assessments imposed pursuant to this chapter by the district are trust funds and shall be encumbered only for the purposes for...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6296.8
The county treasury shall be the repository of all the moneys of the district. The county treasurer shall receive and receipt for all those moneys,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6296.9
(a) The county treasurer shall pay out money of the district only upon warrants of the county auditor drawn upon the order of the board of directors...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6297
Lands devoted exclusively to the growing of winegrapes within a tract of land outside the district, but in the county in which the district is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6298
Any two or more districts organized or existing under this chapter may be consolidated, whether or not the boundaries are coterminous.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6299
Upon the filing of a petition with the board of supervisors, signed by 50 percent or more of the owners of 65 percent or more of the affected land,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6301
If any article is found to have been transported into this state from any other country or state, or territory or district of the United States, in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6301.1
(a) The secretary shall adopt, by reference, by regulation, those federal quarantine regulations and any subsequent amendments in Parts 301 to 369,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6302
If any shipment of plants or things which is passing through any portion of the state is, or is liable to be, infested or infected with any pest, and
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6303
(a) It is unlawful for any person, except under written permission from a plant quarantine officer or under his specific direction, to move any lot...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6304
It is unlawful for any person to import into the state any English or Australian wild rabbit, flying fox, mongoose, or any other form of animal life...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6305
It is unlawful for any person to willfully import into, or ship or transport within, the state any live insect or any pest as such, unless the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6306
Unless otherwise permitted by law, any person who willfully and knowingly imports into, or who willfully and knowingly transports or ships within,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6321
It is unlawful for any person to import into, or transport thereafter within, the state any plant, fruit, or vegetable which is known to be, or may...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6322
Any plant, fruit, or vegetable which is known to be, or which may become, a host of any species of the fruit fly family Tephritidae, together with...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6323
Any plant, fruit, or vegetable which is known to be, or which may become, a host of any species of the fruit fly Tephritidae, which is imported into,
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6341
If anything brought into any county or locality of the state from another county or locality within the state, or from any other state or foreign...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6342
The owner or bailee shall return the shipment to the point from which it was made within 48 hours.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6343
If the director or the commissioner determines that the pest seeds can be destroyed by treatment, the shipment may, at the option and expense of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6344
If the director or the commissioner determines that no adverse effect to agriculture would result from allowing the shipment to be stored in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6401
It is unlawful for any person to transport, receive, or import into the state any plant or any thing against which a quarantine has been established,
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6402
If there is no commissioner in the county where the plant or thing is received, the person that transports, receives, or imports the plant or thing...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6403
The officer who makes the inspection may enter at any time into any conveyance or place within the state where the plant or thing is located to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6404
The secretary may enter into agreements with regulatory officials of other states and the United States Department of Agriculture to provide for the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6405
(a) Any certificate that has been altered, defaced, or improperly completed or changed is void. (b) It shall be unlawful for any person to do any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6421
Each shipment of plants which is brought into this state shall have legibly marked upon it in a conspicuous manner and place all of the following:
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6441
If, after inspection, any plant or thing is found to be infested or infected, the owner or bailee shall, at his expense, disinfect the conveyance or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6442
The officer who makes the inspection shall not permit any article to be removed which has come in contact with the infested or infected plant or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6443
The director may designate certain plants that are not for planting, propagation, or ornamental purposes within this state, which are arriving from...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6461
It is unlawful to ship or transport any plant or any other thing into this state which is infested with any pest which has been listed, by the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6461.5
Except as otherwise provided in this article, if any shipment of plants or any other things in violation of this chapter or any quarantine which has...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6462
If the nature of the pest is such that no detriment can be caused to agriculture in the state by the shipment of the plant or thing out of the state,
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6463
If the plant or thing is not shipped out of the state within the time which is specified in the notice, the inspecting officer shall immediately...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6464
If the pest may be exterminated by treatment or processing which is prescribed by the director and it is determined by the inspecting officer that...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6465
If, after the treatment or processing, the inspecting officer determines that the pest has been exterminated, the shipment may be released.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6501
Except as otherwise provided in Section 6502, 6504, 6506, or 6924, it is unlawful for any person to receive or bring into any county or locality of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6502
Any shipment of less than five pounds of agricultural, vegetable, or flower seed, or comprised of packages of less than three pounds of each kind of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6504
Except as provided in Sections 6505, 6506, and 6923 any shipment of nursery stock which is moved from one county or locality to another county or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6505
The commissioner may waive the exemption in Section 6504 by written notice to the director designating the kind of nursery stock, and the pest that...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6506
Any shipment of seed from an origin inspected warehouse is exempt from the requirements of this article.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6521
Except as otherwise provided in Sections 6523 and 6524, if any shipment of any nursery stock, plant, or container of any nursery stock or plant, or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6522
The officer who makes the inspection of a shipment which is described in Section 6521 may affix a warning tag or notice to the shipment and shall...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6523
If the pest may be exterminated or controlled by treatment or processing which is prescribed by the commissioner, and if the commissioner determines...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6524
If the commissioner determines that only a portion of the shipment is infested or infected with a pest, or that there is reasonable cause to believe...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6701
The director may publish in pamphlet form, as often as he deems necessary, a list of all persons that are licensed pursuant to this chapter. The...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6721
It is unlawful, for any person, except a person who is expressly exempt pursuant to Section 6742 or 6743, to sell any nursery stock unless such...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6722
Except as provided in Section 6761, the director, upon receipt of the total license fee which is established pursuant to Section 6723, shall issue a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6723
(a) The secretary shall establish the minimum license fee at an amount not to exceed one hundred eighty dollars ($180). (b) The secretary may fix...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6724
There shall be four licensing periods as follows: January through December, April through March, July through June, and October through September. ...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6725
Any person whose license to sell nursery stock has been forfeited shall not be issued a renewal license except upon written application to the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6726
Except as otherwise provided in Section 6727, the application for renewal of a license shall be accompanied by the following sums: (a) If no part
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6727
No restoration fee is required of any person whose application for renewal of a license is accompanied by his signed statement that prior to the date
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6728
The director shall not refund more than one-half of the minimum license fee to any person who applies for a license to sell nursery stock and who...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6761
The director, after investigation and hearing, may refuse to issue or renew a license, or may suspend or revoke a license, if he determines that the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6762
Any proceedings shall be conducted in accordance with Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 11500), Part 1, Division 3, Title 2 of the Government Code.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6781
Any money which is received by the department pursuant to this chapter shall be paid into the State Treasury and be credited to the Department of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6901
The director by regulation shall provide for periodic inspections of nurseries and may prescribe standards of cleanliness for nursery stock which is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6902
The standards of cleanliness may: (a) Provide that all nursery stock shall be kept free from pests of limited distribution or pests which are not...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6903
The commissioner shall inspect all nurseries within his jurisdiction when and as required by the regulations of the director.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6904
The commissioner shall issue such orders as may reasonably be necessary to insure compliance with the standards of cleanliness. Any interested...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6921
It is unlawful for any person to ship, or cause to be shipped, any nursery stock from one county or locality of the state to another county or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6922
Except as otherwise provided in Sections 6502, 6504, 6505, 6506, and 6924, it is unlawful for any person to sell, deliver, or transport any nursery...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6923
Except as otherwise provided in Section 6502 or Section 6506, it is unlawful for any person to sell, deliver, or transport from one locality to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6924
Except as provided in Sections 6505, 6506, and 6923 a nursery stock certificate need not be affixed to nursery stock if it is sold at retail and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6925
It is unlawful for any person to move, any nursery stock from one locality to another locality within the same county under conditions provided in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6926
It is unlawful to move nursery stock from one locality to another locality within the same county without forwarding a manifest as provided in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6927
It is unlawful for any person to alter any shipping permit or nursery stock certificate or to use it in any manner other than as provided in this...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6961
The director may issue regulations which will govern the issuance and form of nursery stock certificates and shipping permits and their use on...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6965
The commissioner may issue and authorize the use of nursery stock certificates as provided for in this article.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6968
The commissioner may revoke or suspend the right to use any nursery stock certificate or shipping permit which is issued to any person that fails to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6970
It is unlawful for any person, whose right to use any nursery stock certificate or shipping permit has been revoked or suspended, to refuse to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6981
(a) An annual assessment of 1 percent shall be levied on the gross sales of all deciduous pome and stone fruit trees, nut trees, and grapevines,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6982
The assessment shall be due and payable to the secretary annually by March 10. Assessments not paid within 30 days of the due date shall be...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6983
(a) The measure of gross sales shall be the gross sales for the previous fiscal year of each licensee. (b) The secretary may conduct audits and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6984
Any money which is received by the department pursuant to this article shall be paid into the State Treasury and shall be credited to the Department...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6985
The department may enter into agreements with the University of California, any commissioner, and any qualified research agency to assist in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6986
The secretary shall levy on all delinquent and unpaid assessments pursuant to this article a collection charge of 20 percent of the amount due.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6987
The secretary shall not renew a nursery license to any applicant who has failed to pay an assessment due pursuant to this article within 60 days of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 6988
The secretary, upon consultation with the pome and stone fruit tree, nut tree, and grapevine nursery industry, shall appoint a board to assist and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7201
The director, after investigation and practical survey, may consult with other state and federal agencies having responsibility for forest management
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7202
Any area which is declared by proclamation pursuant to this article to be practically free from any noxious weed named in the proclamation shall be...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7203
The director may by similar proclamation change the boundaries of a weed-free area or declare the weed-free area free from any additional noxious...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7204
A proclamation pursuant to this article shall be under the seal of the department. It shall be published in a newspaper or farm journal of general...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7205
The director may adopt such regulations as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this article. He, and the commissioners under the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7206
It is unlawful for any person to sell, distribute, or transport into, or within, any weed-free area any seed of any noxious weed of which the area...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7207
It is unlawful for any person that owns or possesses any land within any weed-free area to knowingly permit any noxious weed of which the area has...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7301
Camelthorn is a public nuisance. It may be abated by summary action or otherwise pursuant to the law which relates to the abatement of public...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7302
The director shall eradicate camelthorn wherever it exists in this state.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7303
The expense incurred by the director in eradicating camelthorn shall be borne as follows: (a) One-third by the state, to be paid out of any sum...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7304
The board of supervisors may direct the commissioner to proceed with the abatement of the camelthorn pursuant to Chapter 6 (commencing with Section...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7305
The share of the expense of eradication which is required by Section 7303 to be borne by the owner of the land is a lien on the land against which...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7501
It is unlawful for any person to disseminate the seed of any pest within this state.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7502
The enforcement of this chapter is under the supervision of the director. He shall make such regulations as he may deem necessary to properly carry...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7503
The provisions of this chapter are in addition to the requirements which are specified in the following provisions of this code: (a) Article 1...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7531
To prevent the dissemination of the seed of any pest through the medium of crop seed for planting, the commissioner of each county may issue...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7532
The commissioner may issue the certificate if all of the following requirements are complied with: (a) The applicant is the grower of any crop...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7533
The commissioner, upon receipt of a notice from any person who is the grower of any crop seed within the commissioner's jurisdiction of such person's
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7534
It is unlawful for any person to alter, deface, or otherwise misuse a certificate which is issued pursuant to this article.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7571
Except as otherwise provided in Section 7572, it is unlawful for any person to move any seed screenings or cleanings from crop seed from the place...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7572
The commissioner may permit the movement of seed screenings or cleanings for the purpose of destruction or processing.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7573
If, upon inspection by the commissioner, any seed screenings or cleanings from crop seed are found to contain the seed of any pest, the commissioner...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7574
If the person that is notified by the commissioner is not the owner of the screenings or cleanings, the person so notified shall forthwith transmit...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7575
If the owner fails or neglects to direct the disposition of the screenings or cleanings within 10 days after the notice has been transmitted to him,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7576
Any lot of seed screenings or cleanings from crop seed which contains the seed of any pest, together with its containers, is a public nuisance. If...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7577
The district attorney of the county in which the nuisance is found, at the request of the director or the commissioner, shall maintain, in the name...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7578
Upon judgment and by order of the court, the lot which is a nuisance shall be handled in one of the following ways: (a) Condemned and destroyed in
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7579
If the owner fails to comply with the order of the court within the time which is specified in the order, the court may order disposal, or sale,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7580
If the court orders the sale of any of the seed screenings or cleanings from crop seed, or containers, which can be salvaged, the cost of disposal...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7581
A proceeding pursuant to this article where the value of the property seized amounts to twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) or less is a limited...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7601
Every person, before engaging for hire in the business of cleaning crop seed, shall obtain a permit from the commissioner to operate each separate...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7602
Upon application by the owner for such permit or if the commissioner deems it necessary to determine that the cleaner is free from the seed of any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 7603
The permit may be suspended or revoked by the commissioner at any time the permittee does not comply with any of the provisions of this division, or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8401
This part shall be known as the Citrus Pest District Control Law.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8402
It is the purpose of this part to make available a procedure for the organization, operation, government, and dissolution of districts for the more...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8403
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this chapter govern the construction of this part.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8404
"Board" means the board of directors of a district.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8405
"Citrus acreage" means any parcel, tract, or lot of land with 25 or more citrus trees of any age growing on it, except a parcel, tract, or lot which...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8406
"Citrus pest" includes any infectious, transmissible, or contagious disease, any form of animal life, or any form of vegetable life infesting citrus...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8407
"District" means a citrus pest control district organized pursuant to this part.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8408
"Number of trees per acre of average planting," for the purpose of assessment pursuant to this part, shall be 100 trees per acre.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8409
"Owner" includes joint owner, coowner, guardian, executor, administrator, or any other person that holds property in a trust capacity under...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8410
"Citrus" includes "citrous" and any plants of the genera Citrus, Fortunella, Poncirus, and all hybrids having one or more of such as parents.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8451
Proceedings for the formation of a district within any county shall be commenced by a petition which is signed by the owners of not less than 51...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8452
The petition may be filed in sections each of which shall comply with all the requirements for a petition, except that a section need not contain the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8453
Signatures to the petition may be withdrawn at any time before it has been acted upon by filing with the clerk of the board of supervisors a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8454
(a) The petition shall state the name of the proposed district and shall set forth its boundaries or describe the lands to be included in it. (b)...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8455
Upon the presentation and filing of a petition, the board of supervisors shall fix a time and place for the hearing of the petition and shall refer...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8456
The board of supervisors shall order the clerk of the board of supervisors to give notice of the time and place fixed for the hearing upon the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8457
The notice of hearing shall do all of the following: (a) State the name of the district and that it is being formed for the eradication and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8458
Notice of the hearing shall be given by publication in a newspaper of general circulation published and circulated in the district.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8459
The notice shall be published once a week for two successive weeks prior to the date set for the hearing.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8460
At the hearing, the report of the commissioner shall be received and protests may be made orally or in writing by any person interested in the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8461
At the hearing, any owner of citrus acreage in the proposed district may present to the board of supervisors a request in writing for the exclusion...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8462
If the board of supervisors determines that the petition does not comply with the requirements of law, the matter may be dismissed without prejudice...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8463
(a) If the board of supervisors determines that the project is feasible and in the interest of the citrus growers of the county, the board of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8464
Any district formed prior to March 2, 1961, in which the order of the board of supervisors adopted the description in general terms as it appears in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8465
(a) In determining the boundaries of the district, the board of supervisors shall exclude from the district any citrus acreage which it finds will...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8501
Upon the adoption of the order of organization, the board of supervisors shall immediately appoint a board of directors of five members to administer
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8502
In order to be eligible to hold the office of director of the district, a person shall be a citizen of the United States and of this state, and an...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8503
Upon his appointment, each director shall, in the manner provided by law, give such official bond for the faithful performance of his duties as shall
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8504
From and after the filing for record of the order of the board of supervisors declaring the district organized, and the appointment and qualification
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8505
Immediately after the organization of the district, the directors shall meet and organize as a board and shall elect a chairman, a vice chairman, a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8506
The members of the board shall serve for terms of four years and until the appointment and qualification of their successors. The terms of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8507
Upon the expiration of the term of any member of the board, the board of supervisors shall appoint his successor. Vacancies shall be filled by the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8508
The members of the board are not entitled to any compensation for their services, but may be reimbursed for their actual and necessary expenses, when
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8551
The district shall have perpetual succession and may do all of the following: (a) Sue and be sued in all actions and proceedings in all courts and
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8552
Every district formed pursuant to this part has all of the powers prescribed by Section 8551 and other sections of this part, including the power to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8553
(a) A district may pay limited compensation to the owner of any citrus tree infected with citrus tristeza virus which is removed by the district or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8554
In order to expedite the elimination of the source of citrus tristeza virus, if it appears to the board that the cost of testing, indexing, or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8555
Any payment made to the owner or owners of citrus trees removed pursuant to Section 8553 or 8554 shall in no event exceed the sum of three thousand...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8556
The commissioner of the county in which the district is located shall, upon request of the board and without fee or charge, supervise and direct, in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8557
The board shall, immediately after its qualification, formulate an effective plan based on the best known and accepted methods for the control and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8558
After the final adoption of the plan, the board shall make or cause to be made an estimate of the cost of operating the plan for the next fiscal year
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8559
Within 30 days after the receipt of the estimate, the board shall adopt a preliminary budget of expenditures for such fiscal year.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8560
Upon the adoption of the preliminary budget, the board shall fix a time and place for holding a hearing thereon. The hearing shall not be less...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8561
The board shall give notice of the time and place fixed for the hearing upon the preliminary budget by publication in a newspaper of general...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8562
The notice shall be published once a week for two successive weeks prior to the date set for the hearing.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8563
The notice shall contain all of the following: (a) A summary of the proposed budget and shall refer to the original on file with the board for...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8564
At any time not later than the hour set for hearing objections to the proposed budget, any owner of citrus acreage in the district may make written...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8565
At the time set for hearing protests, the board shall proceed to hear and pass upon all protests so made and its decision on the protests shall be...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8566
At the conclusion of the hearing, the board shall by resolution entered on its minutes make such changes in the proposed budget as it finds are...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8567
There may be added to the budget for the first fiscal year of the operation of the district an amount not in excess of 20 percent of the total amount
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8568
For each fiscal year subsequent to the first year of operation of the district, the board shall adopt the final budget therefor in the same manner...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8601
(a) The county assessor, in making the annual assessment of property in each and every year after the organization of the district, shall assess any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8602
Whenever acreage within the district is planted with citrus trees in such a fashion as to qualify as citrus acreage, the acreage is subject to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8603
Whenever any citrus trees have been removed from any parcel of land included in the district, the owner of the parcel of land may file with the board
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8604
(a) The board shall, on or before the first Monday in July of each year, file with the board of supervisors the final budget which sets forth all...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8605
The assessment authorized to be assessed and levied is hereby declared to be in the nature of a special assessment, and the Legislature hereby finds...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8606
The tax so levied shall be computed and entered upon the assessment roll by the county auditor, and if the supervisors fail to levy the tax as...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8607
The general provisions of the laws of this state, prescribing the manner of levying and collecting county taxes and the duties of the several county...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8608
The county treasury shall be the repository of all the moneys of the district. The county treasurer shall receive and receipt for all such moneys,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8609
If a consolidated district includes parts of two or more counties, the repository of all money of the district shall be the county treasury of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8610
The county treasurer shall pay out money of the district only upon warrants of the county auditor drawn upon the order of the board of directors of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8651
Lands devoted exclusively to the growing of citrus fruits within a tract of land outside the district but in the county wherein the district is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8701
Any two or more districts organized or existing under this part may be consolidated, whether or not the boundaries are coterminous and whether or not
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8702
Proceedings for consolidation may be initiated by the filing of a petition for consolidation with the board of each district to be consolidated. Each
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8703
Upon presentation and filing of the petitions of two or more districts proposing consolidation, the board of supervisors of the county in which is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8704
If the board of supervisors determines that the consolidation is feasible and for the best interests of the citrus growers of the respective...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8705
Upon the adoption of a resolution consolidating two or more districts, the board of supervisors shall immediately appoint a board of directors of at...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8706
The board of a consolidated district has all the duties, powers, purposes, responsibilities, and jurisdiction of the board of any other district. ...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8707
Any district which has been included in a consolidated district may withdraw from the consolidated district and be reconstituted as a separate...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8751
Upon the filing of a petition with the board of supervisors, signed by the owners of not less than 60 percent by area of the citrus acreage in the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8752
The board of supervisors shall give notice of the time and place fixed for the hearing upon the petition for dissolution.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8753
The notice of hearing shall state all of the following: (a) That a petition has been filed requesting the dissolution of the district. (b) That
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8754
Notice of such hearing shall be given by publication in a newspaper of general circulation published and circulated in the district.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8755
The notice shall be published once a week for two successive weeks prior to the date set for the hearing.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8756
If, at the hearing, a majority of the members of the board of supervisors find that the dissolution of the district will benefit the citrus industry...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8757
The board of supervisors shall cause a certified copy of the resolution to be recorded in the office of the county recorder and shall file a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8758
Upon dissolution, the right, title, and interest to property owned or controlled by the district which is situated within the corporate limits of any
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8759
The board of supervisors is ex officio the governing body of the dissolved district. It may levy such taxes and assessments and perform such other...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8801
The Pest Control Compact is hereby enacted into law and entered into with all other jurisdictions legally joining therein in the form substantially...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8802
Consistent with law and within available appropriations, the departments, agencies, and officers of this state may cooperate with the fund...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8803
Pursuant to Article IV(h) of the compact, copies of bylaws and amendments thereto shall be filed with the Office of Administrative Procedure.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8804
The compact adminstrator for this state is the director.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8805
Within the meaning of Article VI(b) or VIII(a), a request or application for assistance from the fund may be made by the Governor whenever in his...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8806
The notice of any meeting at which an application for assistance from the fund is to be considered given pursuant to Article VI(d), shall also be...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8807
The department, agency, or officer expending or becoming liable for an expenditure on account of a control or eradication program undertaken or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 8808
As used in the compact, with reference to this state, the term "executive head" means the Governor.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9141
Any person that has the care or control of any animal that dies from any contagious disease shall immediately cremate or bury the animal.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9142
An animal which has died from any contagious disease shall not be transported, except to the nearest crematory. The transportation of the animal to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9143
An animal which has died from any contagious disease shall not be used for the food of any human being, domestic animal, or fowl.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9161
It is unlawful for any person to bring, cause to be brought, or aid in bringing into the state any domestic animal which such person knows is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9162
Except as otherwise provided in Section 9571, it is unlawful for any person to knowingly sell, use, expose, or fail to immediately kill, after...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9163
Any person that owns or has possession or control of any animal which is affected by any contagious or infectious disease, that fails to keep the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9164
In order to prevent the spread of any livestock disease, it is unlawful for any person, that does not have a written permit issued by the director,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9165
Except for Sections 10492 and 10494, any person that violates any provision of this division is guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9166
(a) In addition to any other penalty or fine prescribed by law, any person who violates any provision of this division, or any regulation which is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9167
The Attorney General shall, upon complaint by the director, or may, upon his own initiative, if after examination of the complaint and evidence he...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9168
The Attorney General shall, upon complaint by the director, or may upon his own initiative, if after examination of the complaint and evidence he...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9169
It is unlawful for any person to defeat or interfere with or to attempt to defeat or interfere with any animal disease test authorized by any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9175
The director may make any necessary investigations relative to reported violations of this division, pursuant to Article 2 (commencing with Section...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9185
Any fees which are provided for by any provision of this division and regulations promulgated pursuant to it shall be due and payable upon receipt of
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9186
Any fees which are due and payable pursuant to Section 9185 which are not paid may be recovered by the director in accordance with the provisions of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9187
A penalty assessment of 5 percent per month of the amount of any unpaid fees, not to exceed 25 percent, shall be collected by the director when fees...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9188
The director shall have a lien upon any livestock and real property owned by the person owing any fees due under any provision of this division that...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9189
All money which is collected pursuant to this division shall be paid into the State Treasury and shall be credited to the Department of Food and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9201
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9202
"Animal" includes, but is not limited to, any domesticated fowl or nonhuman mammal and any wild fowl, bird, or mammal that is reduced to captivity.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9203
"Biologics" means the following products which are used for the diagnosis and detection of, and for the prevention or treatment of, disease in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9204
"Production" means collection of biologic material, preparation, testing, processing, storage, or distribution of biologics.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9205
"Serial" means the total quantity of a biological product in final composition which has been mixed in a single container and identified by number.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9211
No person shall engage in the production of biologics except in any of the following: (a) In an establishment licensed by the United States...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9212
The secretary shall license biologic establishments that meet all of the following: (a) Operate under conditions, and use methods of production,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9221
An application for a license for any establishment that produces, or proposes to produce, biologics shall be made on forms to be issued by the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9231
The license application fee and license renewal fee under this chapter for an establishment proposing to produce or producing biologics shall be as...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9241
No person shall offer for sale or use any biologic unless it is registered by the director pursuant to this article, except, however, no such...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9242
The director shall register any biologic that meets all of the following requirements: (a) It is produced under acceptable procedures, which...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9243
The director shall register a biologic, if it is produced in an establishment exempt from licensing pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 9211 and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9244
An application for registration of a biologic shall include both of the following: (a) A protocol of methods of production in detail which is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9245
The director may impose such conditions on the production or use of biologics as he deems necessary to accomplish the purposes of this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9251
The director may adopt reasonably necessary rules and regulations for the administration and enforcement of this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9261
License for any establishment or registration of any biologic may be denied, suspended, or revoked by the director for failure to meet the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9262
The biologics prepared prior to July 1, 1975, in laboratories licensed pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 1600) of Division 2 of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9263
If the director finds that biologics do not conform to the requirements of Section 9242 or 9243 or the use or continued use of such products...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9264
If the director finds a serial or serials of a registered biologic which do not meet the requirements of Section 9242 or 9243, he may order such...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9266
The department, or humane officers under contract with the department, shall inspect commercial blood banks for animals licensed by the department at
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9267
Notwithstanding Section 4827 of the Business and Professions Code, for commercial blood banks for animals licensed by the department, anesthesia...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9268
The requirements set forth in subdivision (c) of Section 9212, subdivision (e) of Section 9221, subdivision (c) of Section 9231, and Sections 9265,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9269
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), all records held by the department relating to this chapter, including, but not limited to, records...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9272
The provisions of this chapter shall not apply (1) to facilities primarily engaged in the collection, preparation, testing, processing, storage, or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9301
When moved for the purpose of immediate slaughter, cattle which are infected with, or exposed to, the Boophilus annulatus tick shall be dipped or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9302
If upon examination of any cattle or sheep, the director finds any cattle which are infected with the Boophilus annulatus tick, or sheep or cattle...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9303
If, at the expiration of 10 days from the date on which notice was given, the owner or person in control of the cattle or sheep has failed to dip the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9304
If upon examination at the end of the 10 days the director finds that the cattle have been dipped or otherwise treated for the extermination of ticks
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9305
If upon examination at any time the department finds that the cattle are again infected with the ticks or that the owner or person in control of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9306
If the director has reason to believe that the disease known as scabies exists in a flock of sheep or in a herd of cattle, he shall notify the owner...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9307
If the owner or person that is in control of the sheep or cattle does not gather all of the sheep or cattle in a corral for the examination, the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9331
All expenses and costs of dipping or treating cattle or sheep and all expenses and costs of gathering sheep or cattle which are incurred by the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9332
If the lien is not paid within 15 days after the expenses and costs were incurred, the department shall, in the name of the people of the State of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9333
In any civil proceeding which arises under this chapter, all persons that have an interest in, or control or possession of, the cattle or sheep...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9351
It is unlawful for any person to willfully sell, except for immediate slaughter, or expose in such a manner as may infect other livestock not so...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9352
It is unlawful for any person to knowingly sell any sheep or cattle which are infected with scabies, or to expose them in such a manner as may infect
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9501
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9502
"Animal," "livestock," or "domestic animal," includes poultry.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9503
"Poultry" includes all domesticated fowl and any wild fowl or bird which is reduced to captivity.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9531
If the director receives information of the existence of any contagious, infectious, or transmissible disease which affects domestic animals within...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9532
This chapter does not deprive the regular inspectors who are employed by any chartered or incorporated city, or city and county, after they have...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9561
The State Veterinarian may establish such quarantine, sanitary, and police regulations as may be necessary to prevent, circumscribe, or exterminate,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9562
(a) Subject to the rights and procedures established pursuant to Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 11400) of Division 3 of Title 2 of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9563
It is unlawful for any person to move or allow to be moved any of the animals, food product from animals, vehicles, farm equipment, farm products, or
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9564
If it is necessary to restrict the movements of animals pursuant to Section 9562, the State Veterinarian may fix and proclaim the boundaries of a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9569
In addition to actions that may be directed by the State Veterinarian pursuant to Section 9562, the State Veterinarian may: (a) Regulate,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9570
If the State Veterinarian invokes Section 9562, and the importation of animals, animal products, or other property from any state, territory, or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9573
A quarantine shall not be established by one county or city against another county or city on account of the existence of any disease or condition...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9574
(a) Any person who negligently or intentionally violates any state or federal law or regulation, including any quarantine regulation, by importing...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9591
Except as otherwise provided in Section 9595, if any animal or property is destroyed pursuant to Section 9569, the owner of the animal or property...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9592
The state may contribute toward the payment for the animal or property destroyed if either of the following occurs: (a) The United States agrees...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9593
(a) The value of the animal or property prior to its destruction for which contribution is made pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 9592 shall be...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9594
The department may pay from any money which is available for the support of the department all sums that are due or to become due from the state to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9595
Indemnity payments provided by this division shall not be paid for any animal or property which is taken, destroyed, or otherwise disposed of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9621
Except as otherwise provided in Section 9571, every horse, mule, or other animal which is affected with dourine, as shown by a complement-fixation...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9641.5
Any horse or other Equidae brought into this state shall be accompanied by the following: (a) A certificate of health from the state of origin...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9641.6
(a) The director may issue a permit, valid on January 1 and renewable on or before January 1 of each year thereafter, that exempts any working horse...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9641.7
Any positive test for equine infectious anemia performed in a California laboratory shall be reported by telephone within 24 hours to the department...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9671
The director shall meet periodically with the livestock sanitary officials or committees of other states, the duly authorized agricultural...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9672
A county may appropriate and expend money from the general fund of the county to carry on investigation, inspection, control, and eradication of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9673
An agreement which is entered into pursuant to Section 9672 may do all of the following: (a) Provide that payments from the county treasuries may...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9674
An agreement which is entered into pursuant to Section 9672 shall provide for the disposition, division, or distribution of any property which is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9691
It is unlawful for any person to remove or cause to be removed any animal from any district, area, or premises which is quarantined pursuant to this...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9692
It is unlawful for any person to bring or cause to be brought any animal into a quarantined district, area, or premises, without written permission...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9693
It is unlawful for any person to move or cause to be moved any animal from place to place within any quarantined district, area, or premises, without
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9694
It is unlawful for any person to resist the destruction of any animal or property ordered destroyed by the State Veterinarian pursuant to Section...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9695
It is unlawful for any person to hide, secrete, or fail to disclose any animal or property that is suffering from, or that has been exposed or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9696
It is unlawful for any person to fail or refuse to dispose of any property destroyed pursuant to Section 9562 or 9569 in the manner prescribed by the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9697
It is unlawful for any person to fail or refuse to clean or disinfect any premises in the manner prescribed by the State Veterinarian, when directed...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9698
It is unlawful for any person to violate any quarantine order which regulates, restricts, or restrains the movement of persons, vehicles, farm...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9699
It is unlawful for any person to violate the conditions of any permit which authorizes the permittee to travel upon any road or highway within a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9700
It is unlawful for any person to violate any other provision of this chapter or any regulation or order which is made pursuant to it.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9701
Any violation of any provision of this chapter is an infraction punishable by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars ($100) for the first...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9702
It is unlawful for the operator of any vehicle to fail to stop the vehicle upon demand of a clearly identified animal health quarantine officer when...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9801
This part does not apply to animals which are used in research projects of the University of California.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9901
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9902
"Accredited herd" means a herd of cattle for which the owner holds a valid certificate of accreditation issued to him by the United States Department
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9903
"Approved veterinarian" means a veterinarian who has been granted permission by the department to buy, possess, or use tuberculin.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9904
"Bovine animals" means cattle.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9907
"State TB status" means an area so declared by the United States Department of Agriculture.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9908
"Premises" means any place where cattle have been or are kept.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9909
"Purebred animal" means an animal which is identified in the herd book of a breed record association that is recognized by the United States...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9910
"Reactor" or "reacting bovine animal" means any bovine animal that reacts positively to a tuberculosis test or that is determined to be tuberculosis
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9912
"Tuberculosis test" means the use of an official test for diagnosing tuberculosis in cattle.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9913
"Tuberculosis control area" means an area which is established and delimited as such by proclamation of the department.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9914
"Tuberculosis-exposed cattle" means cattle that have been in contact with, or exposed to, any reactor or tuberculosis infected premises, or any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9931
To carry out the provisions of this chapter, the inspectors or agents of the department or the United States Department of Agriculture, may at any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9932
The State Veterinarian may make regulations as are reasonably necessary to carry into effect the provisions of this chapter to prevent bovine...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9933
The department may enter into any cooperative agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture to undertake tuberculosis control pursuant...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9941
(a) The State Veterinarian may designate approved veterinarians to buy, possess, or use tuberculosis tests and may suspend or revoke that...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9942
Any sale or disposition of tuberculosis tests within the state shall be reported to the department within five days after the sale or disposition.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9943
(a) It is a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not less than 90 days, without alternative of a fine in any case, for any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9944
It is unlawful for any person to sell or otherwise dispose of any tuberculosis test in the state that has not been produced under license of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9971
Any approved veterinarian or duly authorized representative of the department or of the United States Department of Agriculture may ear tag or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9972
The result of every tuberculosis test shall be reported to the State Veterinarian by the veterinarian who conducted the test within 48 hours after...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9973
Every reactor, immediately upon the determination of such reaction, shall be identified, pursuant to regulations of the department and the United...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9974
If the State Veterinarian has reason to suspect an irregularity in the application of a tuberculosis test or the identification of reactors, the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9975
It is unlawful for any person to do any of the following: (a) Obstruct, attack, or interfere with, or permit to be obstructed, attacked, or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9976
It is a misdemeanor which is punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not less than 90 days, without the alternative of a fine in any case,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9977
It is a misdemeanor which is punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not less than 90 days, without the alternative of a fine in any case,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9978
Permission in writing may be obtained from the department or the approved veterinarian who is conducting the tuberculosis tests to allow any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9979
It is unlawful for any person to apply a tuberculosis test to any bovine animal that has at any time been found by an approved veterinarian to be a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9980
It is unlawful for any person to knowingly apply tuberculosis tests that are not approved tests.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9981
It is unlawful for any person to have any tuberculosis infected or exposed bovine animal at any livestock fair or show.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 9982
It is unlawful for any person to knowingly sell, after notification of its condition from the department, any bovine animal that has tuberculosis as...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10001
The department may establish and maintain tuberculosis control areas within this state.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10003
When the department establishes a tuberculosis control area, the affected industry shall be notified.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10004
The State Veterinarian may authorize the testing of any cattle in a tuberculosis control area to determine which animals are affected with...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10006
All owners of cattle within a tuberculosis control area that are subject to examination and tuberculosis testing shall, upon request of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10007
Cattle moving into a tuberculosis control area must meet the requirements specified by the State Veterinarian.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10061
The State Veterinarian may impose a quarantine pursuant to Section 9562 when any bovine animal reacts positively to a tuberculosis test conducted by...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10062
The value of the reacting bovine animal for which indemnity is paid shall be determined in accordance with the provisions in Sections 9592 and 9593.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10063
Within 30 days after the appraisal of the reacting bovine animal, it shall be slaughtered under the supervision of the State Veterinarian.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10064
Animals shall be tested or slaughtered pursuant to this article even if indemnity funds are unavailable.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10065
The slaughtering of any reacting bovine animal, pursuant to this article, shall be under the supervision of the department, or of the United States...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10066
The carcasses of the slaughtered animals shall be disposed of pursuant to the regulations of the department or the rules and regulations of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10067
If an animal is slaughtered pursuant to this article, and indemnity funds are available, the owner may receive part or all of the following: (a)...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10068
Indemnity provided by this article shall not be paid to any person in any of the following cases: (a) For any bovine animal that is brought into a
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10069
A subsequent payment of indemnity shall not be made to any person in any of the following cases: (a) Unless the provisions of this chapter have...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10070
The pedigree of any purebred bovine animal shall be proved by a certificate of registry from the herd books where the animal is registered. The...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10071
Each claim against the state for payment for the slaughter of any reacting bovine shall be presented to the State Controller and paid out of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10100
The State Veterinarian may impose a quarantine pursuant to Section 9562 when it has been determined that any bovine animal has been exposed to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10101
The State Veterinarian may impose tuberculosis testing requirements for tuberculosis-exposed cattle.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10102
Indemnity for reacting tuberculosis-exposed cattle may be available and shall be in accordance with the provision stated in Article 7 (commencing...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10103
The State Veterinarian may issue a special permit for the movement of tuberculosis-exposed cattle to any of the following: (a) An establishment...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10151
If the owner or any person that is in charge of cattle, after 10 days' written notice, refuses properly to confine in corrals or stanchions any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10152
Any expense which is incurred by the department pursuant to Section 10151 is a lien upon the cattle. Unless the amount of the lien is paid within 10
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10301
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this division.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10302
"Accredited veterinarian" means a veterinarian who is so designated by the United States Department of Agriculture and the department.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10303
"Bovine animals" means neat cattle.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10304
"Brucellosis" means the disease of cattle which is caused by Brucella microorganisms.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10305
"Brucellosis control area," means any area that has been so established by the department in order to qualify and maintain such area in accordance...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10306
"Cattle" means neat cattle.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10307
"Official veterinarian" means a veterinarian who is in the employ of the United States Department of Agriculture or the department.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10308
"Premises" means any place where cattle have been or are kept.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10309
"Reactor" or "reacting bovine animal" means any bovine animal that reacts positively to a test for brucellosis which is approved by the director.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10310
"Vaccinate" or "vaccination" means the use of vaccine in cattle.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10311
"Vaccine" means any vaccine which is produced by a laboratory which is licensed by the Agricultural Research Service of the United States Department...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10321
The department may enter into any cooperative arrangement with the United States Department of Agriculture to undertake brucellosis control pursuant...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10322
To carry out the provisions of this chapter, any duly authorized representative of the department or of the United States Department of Agriculture,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10323
The department may use the services of official veterinarians or contract with accredited veterinarians to carry out the provisions of this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10324
The director may make such regulations as are reasonably necessary to carry this chapter into effect. He may require such reports and records as are
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10325
Every accredited veterinarian who is conducting work pursuant to this chapter shall submit reports to the department on forms that are furnished for...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10326
In addition to any other authority in this part that is available to the director for the purpose of preventing the spread of any disease of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10327
To accomplish the purpose of this chapter and to prevent outbreaks of brucellosis, the director shall by regulation establish conditions for the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10341
Any vaccine which is used pursuant to this chapter shall be procured by the department from a laboratory which is licensed by the Agricultural...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10342
It is unlawful for any person, except a federal, state, county, or municipal officer or employee, in his official capacity, or an accredited...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10351
All female dairy calves shall be vaccinated by an official veterinarian or an accredited veterinarian, who is authorized by the department, at such...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10352
Each calf which is vaccinated pursuant to this chapter shall have an official tattoo placed in the right ear by the veterinarian who performs the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10353
The owner of any calf which is to be vaccinated pursuant to this chapter shall, upon request of the department, provide the necessary facilities and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10354
If the owner or any person that is in charge of any dairy calf, after 10 days' written notice by the department, refuses properly to confine in a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10355
Any expense which is incurred by the department pursuant to Section 10354 is a lien upon the calf which is vaccinated and identified. Unless the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10356
The vaccination of any bovine animal pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall be by either an official veterinarian or an accredited...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10357
It is unlawful for any person to refuse to submit a dairy calf which is required to be vaccinated and identified pursuant to this chapter to such...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10358
It is unlawful for any person to remove any official mark which is required by this chapter, or to imitate or simulate such official mark.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10359
It is unlawful for any person, except a federal, state, county, or municipal officer or employee, in his official capacity, or an accredited...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10381
The department may, after hearing, establish and maintain brucellosis control areas within this state.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10382
The department shall examine and test such cattle for brucellosis in any brucellosis control area as the director may specify, as often as may be...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10383
All owners of cattle which are subject to examination and testing for brucellosis within a brucellosis control area shall, upon request of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10384
If any owner or person that is in charge of cattle, after 10 days' written notice by the department, refuses properly to confine in corrals,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10385
Any expense which is incurred by the department pursuant to Section 10384 is a lien upon the cattle which are tested and identified. Unless the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10386
The director shall, by regulation, designate the conditions under which cattle may be moved into a brucellosis control area.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10387
It is unlawful for any person to refuse to submit any cattle which are required to be tested pursuant to this chapter, for the collection of milk or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10401
Any bovine animal in a brucellosis control area that reacts positively to a test for brucellosis shall immediately be identified pursuant to the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10402
The value of an animal which is slaughtered shall be determined by appraisement by a representative of the department or a representative of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10403
Within 30 days after the appraisal of the animal, it shall be slaughtered under the supervision of the director.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10404
Where it is necessary to prevent the spread within this state of bovine brucellosis, the director may provide for the slaughter of animals.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10405
Except as otherwise provided in this article, if an animal in a brucellosis control area is slaughtered pursuant to this article, or under...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10406
Indemnity shall not be paid to any person in any of the following cases: (a) For any steer or grade bull that is determined to be a reactor. ...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10406.5
(a) The owner of a herd that is subject to subdivision (h) or (i) of Section 10406 may appeal to the director in writing, on a form as prescribed by...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10407
A subsequent payment of indemnity shall not be made to any person in any of the following cases: (a) Unless the provisions of this chapter have...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10421
Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the secretary may proceed with the identification of nonreacting animals in a herd in the same...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10422
The indemnity which is paid to the owner of any nonreacting animal which is slaughtered pursuant to this article shall be the difference between the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10423
Indemnity provided by this article shall not be paid in any of the following cases: (a) For any bovine animal which reacts to the brucellosis test
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10492
If an owner of cattle refuses to slaughter exposed, nonreacting bovine animals pursuant to the provisions of Article 7 (commencing with Section...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10493
The following procedures shall be followed when brucellosis has been identified in a herd of cattle: (a) An official veterinarian shall conduct an
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10494
If an owner of brucellosis infected or exposed cattle refuses to participate in the development and signing of the memorandum of understanding...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10495
If an owner of a brucellosis infected herd violates any law or regulation pertaining to brucellosis eradication, the cattle owner shall immediately...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10496
(a) An owner who fails to achieve eradication of brucellosis in his or her herd is responsible for the costs of maintaining the required testing...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10511
"Beef breeds" means breeds of cattle that are grown for meat production purposes, as determined by the secretary.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10512
Female cattle of the beef breeds, which are over 12 months of age, and sold within the state, shall bear evidence of official calfhood brucellosis...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10610
(a) The Secretary of the Department of Food and Agriculture may adopt regulations to control or eradicate cattle diseases, including bovine...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10701
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10702
"Health certificate" means a health certificate from either a veterinary inspector of the United States Department of Agriculture, the state...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10703
"Sales yard" includes any livestock yard, pen, corral, building, premises, or conveyance in which swine are assembled for sale, resale, exchange, or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10704
"Premises" is the farm of origin where swine were born and raised or where they have resided for a minimum of 90 continuous days immediately...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10721
(a) It is unlawful for any person to import any swine into this state except for immediate slaughter, unless the person procures a health certificate
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10722
The health certificate shall certify that the swine to which it refers satisfy all of the following requirements: (a) Have not been exposesd to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10723
The health certificate shall also show all of the following: (a) The date of immunization if immunization is required. (b) The predominating...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10724
The original of the health certificate shall be attached to the way bill or shall be in the possession of the truck driver. A duplicate copy shall...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10725
Swine that are imported into this state for purposes other than for immediate slaughter shall be transported in crates, cars, trucks, or other...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10726
Swine that are imported into this state for immediate slaughter shall have as their destination a recognized slaughtering establishment. They shall...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10751
Any person that operates a sales yard shall keep records of all swine which pass through the sales yard, including the name and address of every...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10752
The sales yard records shall show definite information relative to description of animals, such as breed, weight, color, and marks. The records...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10753
It is unlawful for any person to knowingly bring into, or cause to be brought into, any sales yard any swine that have been, within 21 days, treated...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10781
The director may adopt regulations to control or eradicate hog cholera, swine brucellosis, pseudorabies, and other swine diseases in any of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10782
The department, after notice and hearing, may revoke a license granted by the department to a person conducting business as a packer, stockyard,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10783
A previous violation of any provision of this chapter, or a regulation adopted pursuant to this chapter, is sufficient cause for the revocation of a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10784
Any proceeding for the denial or revocation of a license pursuant to Section 10782 shall be conducted in accordance with Chapter 5 (commencing with...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10785
If the secretary finds and determines that similar regulations are necessary to control the diseases described in Section 10781 while hogs or swine...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10786
(a) (1) Whenever a person violates any regulation that is adopted pursuant to this article, the department may impose an administrative penalty not...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10901
As used in this chapter, "garbage" means any waste which consists in whole or in part of any animal waste that results from the handling, preparing,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10921
The director may make and enforce such regulations as are reasonable and necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10922
The director may enter any premises where garbage is fed to swine and may examine and test any equipment or facilities for processing and handling...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10923
Every person that is subject to this chapter shall keep and maintain such records or memoranda and furnish such reports as the director by...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10951
In order to prevent the spread of vesicular exanthema and other contagious and infectious diseases of swine, it is unlawful for any person to feed...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10952
All garbage, regardless of previous processing, before being fed to swine, shall be thoroughly heated throughout to boiling or equivalent temperature
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10981
It is unlawful for any person to feed garbage to swine unless he has a valid annual license issued by the director for each separate premises where...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10982
An application for a license to feed garbage to swine shall be in the form which is prescribed by the director, and shall state all of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10983
Each application for a license shall be accompanied by a fee of twenty dollars ($20).
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10984
An application for renewal of a license, accompanied by the proper fee, shall be made on or before the last day of the calendar year for which the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10985
To any fee which is not paid when due, there shall be added a penalty of twenty dollars ($20).
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10986
Each license issued pursuant to this chapter entitles the licensee to feed garbage to swine on the premises that are described in the license, during
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10987
The director may refuse to issue a license or renewal of license, and may revoke or suspend any license, as the case may require, if he finds after...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10988
The proceedings for all hearings pursuant to this chapter shall be conducted in accordance with Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 11500), Part 1,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10989
Any institution or agency of the state, a county, or any municipal or other public corporation which is feeding garbage to swine is not required to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 10990
This chapter does not prohibit any city or county from licensing persons that feed garbage to swine.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11201
Sections 5025, 6304, and 6305 of this code are applicable to the importation into, or the shipment or transportation within, this state of animals...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11221
The director may employ hunters and trappers throughout the state to control or eradicate coyotes and other harmful predatory animals and to shoot or
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11222
For the purposes of this article, the director may enter into contracts with the Bureau of Sports Fisheries and Wildlife of the United States...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11223
No iron or steel-jawed trap shall be used by any hunter or trapper who is engaged in controlling or eradicating any bears pursuant to this article.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11261
The director may accept, on behalf of the state, donations of money from any person, board of supervisors, or other agency interested in the control...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11262
Money which is made available by any board of supervisors that is accepted pursuant to this article shall be expended solely within the boundaries of
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11281
If any coyotes are found to exist on land which is owned by the state, other than lands subject to the control of the Department of Parks and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11282
Prior to implementation of any control program pursuant to this article, the director shall consult with and obtain the consent of the director of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11283
The director shall submit an annual memorandum of understanding to the Director of Fish and Game for review and approval prior to implementing any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11284
Nothing in this article authorizes the use of Compound 1080 for predator control on public lands.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11301
As used in this article, "state park lands" means any lands subject to the control of the Department of Parks and Recreation.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11302
The director, upon receiving information causing him or her to believe that coyotes are finding refuge on state park lands or on ecological reserves...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11303
Upon a determination pursuant to Section 11302 that coyotes are finding refuge on state park lands or on an ecological reserve and are causing damage
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11304
The Department of Parks and Recreation or the Department of Fish and Game may submit claims to the department for reimbursement of direct costs...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11305
Nothing in this article authorizes the use of Compound 1080 for predator control on state park lands and in ecological reserves.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11401
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this chapter govern the construction of this division.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11402
"License" means pest control business license, agricultural pest control adviser's license, or pest control dealer's license.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11403
"Pest control" means the use or application of any pesticide. It also means the use of any substance, method, or device to do any of the following:
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11404
"Pesticide" is defined in Section 12753.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11405
"Registrant" means any person that registers pursuant to Section 11732 or 12031.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11407
"Pest control dealer" means any person, including any manufacturer, distributor, or retailer who engages in any of the following business...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11407.5
"Pest control dealer" does not include either of the following: (a) Any person licensed pursuant to Section 11701 to engage for hire in the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11408
"Agricultural use" means the use of any pesticide or method or device for the control of plant or animal pests, or any other pests, or the use of any
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11410
"Agricultural pest control adviser" means any person who offers a recommendation on any agricultural use, who holds himself or herself forth as an...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11411
"Recommendation" means the giving of any instruction or advice on any agricultural use as to any particular application on any particular piece of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11454.2
(a) The Department of Pesticide Regulation shall consult with the Department of Food and Agriculture in any action relating to special local need...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11472
The director shall keep a separate record of the classes and sources of income that is credited to, and disbursed from, the Department of Pesticide...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11472.1
On or before October 31 of each year, the department shall publish a financial report regarding the preceding fiscal year and shall make this report...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11480
"Fee," as used in this article, includes, but is not limited to, any application fee, license fee, permit fee, inspection fee, certification fee,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11481
(a) The director may authorize the refund of any money that is received or collected by the department in the payment of any fee, assessment, or tax,
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11482
A refund may be made in whole or in part in any of the following instances: (a) A refund of a fee is requested by the payer before any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11483
The fiscal officer of the department shall make payment of any refund pursuant to this article upon the submission to the fiscal officer of a voucher
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11484
If any money that is to be refunded has been deposited in the State Treasury, the Controller, upon receipt of a claim that is filed by the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11485
If the director finds that the amount of any refund is less than fifty dollars ($50), the director may retain the amount for use for the same purpose
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11501
The purposes of this division and Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 12501), Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 12751), Chapter 3 (commencing with...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11501.1
(a) This division and Division 7 (commencing with Section 12501) are of statewide concern and occupy the whole field of regulation regarding the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11501.5
The director, and the commissioner of each county under the direction and supervision of the director, shall enforce this division and the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11502
The director shall adopt regulations which govern the conduct of the business of pest control.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11502.5
(a) The director may adopt regulations to establish the minimum requirements of education, continuing education, training, experience, and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11503
The commissioner of any county may adopt regulations applicable in his or her county which are supplemental to those of the director which govern the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11503.5
The county agricultural commissioner may apply Section 11503 to the agricultural use of any pesticide for agricultural production within one-quarter...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11504
Prior to the adoption of regulations by a commissioner, a notice of intention to adopt regulations shall be published in the county, pursuant to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11505
The notice of intention which is referred to in Section 11504 shall contain a statement of the time, place, and nature of proceedings for the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11506
At least 10 days prior to the date set for the adoption, amendment, or repeal of the regulations, the commissioner shall mail a copy of the notice of
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11507
On the date and at the time and place designated in the notice of intention, the commissioner shall afford any interested person or his duly...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11508
The commissioner shall consider all relevant matter which is presented to him before he adopts any regulation.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11509
In any hearing which is conducted pursuant to Section 11507, the commissioner or his duly authorized representative shall have authority to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11510
The regulations of the commissioner are subject to review and approval by the director as to reasonableness, and if approved they shall be filed with
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11511
If, in the opinion of the commissioner, the public health, welfare, or safety requires that any regulation take effect immediately he shall designate
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11512
Except as provided in Section 11512.5, the proceedings for all hearings conducted by the director pursuant to this division shall be conducted in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11512.5
(a) The commissioner may refuse, suspend, or revoke a county registration or permit pursuant to Section 11735, 11924, 12035, or 14008. Before that...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11513
Any money which is derived under the provisions of Article 1 (commencing with Section 11701) of Chapter 4 and Article 1 (commencing with Section...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11514
Whenever a decision of the director suspends for 30 days or less the license of a person licensed pursuant to Sections 11701 to 11709, inclusive, or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11517
Any person whose license or certificate issued pursuant to this division, Chapter 3.4 (commencing with Section 14090), or Chapter 3.6 (commencing...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11518
A commissioner accepting payment for pest control registrations or services by credit card or other payment device may impose a charge for costs...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11531
Except as provided in Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 12001), this division does not apply to any person while engaged in any of the following:
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11701
It is unlawful for a person to advertise, solicit, or operate as a pest control business, unless the person has a valid pest control business license
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11701.5
Every principal and branch office of a business licensed pursuant to Section 11701 shall have at least one person in a supervisory position who holds
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11702
Applicants for a pest control business license shall do all of the following: (a) Submit information to the director covering the applicant's...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11703
(a) Except as otherwise provided in Sections 11704 and 11707, the application shall be accompanied by a fee as prescribed by the director pursuant to
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11704
(a) A person who is regularly engaged in the business of maintenance gardening and who desires to engage in pest control for hire incidental to that...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11705
The director shall issue to each applicant that satisfies the requirements of this article a license which authorizes the applicant to perform the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11706
The license may be renewed annually upon application to the director, accompanied by the proper fee, on or before the first day of January of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11707
To any fee which is not paid by the date of expiration, there shall be added a penalty as prescribed by the director pursuant to Section 11502.5.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11708
The director may refuse to grant any license and may revoke or suspend any license if the applicant or licensee: (a) Does not have, or has not...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11709
A person not regularly engaged in the business of pest control that operates only in the vicinity of his or her own property and for the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11710
A person that is regularly engaged in the business of tree surgery is not required to procure a license to remove diseased or infested tissues or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11711
Unless worker's compensation insurance is not required, no license may be issued or renewed under this chapter to any person who is an employer, as...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11731
"Commissioner," as used in this article, includes the director in any county in which there is no commissioner.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11732
It is unlawful for any person to advertise, solicit, or operate as a pest control business in any county unless the person has registered with the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11733
The registrant shall keep and maintain a record of each property treated that shows all the information required by the director or commissioner. ...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11734
The board of supervisors of any county may establish reasonable fees for the registration required under Section 11732. Payment of the fee shall be...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11735
A pest control operator registration may be refused, revoked, or suspended by the commissioner, if the commissioner makes any of the following...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11737
The commissioner or director may order any person or the agent or employee of any licensee or registrant or person, to cease operation of any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11737.5
It is unlawful for any person to violate any order of a commissioner or the director made pursuant to Section 11737. The commissioner or director...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11738
The regulations of the commissioner may provide for the qualification, by examination or otherwise of the following persons: (a) Registrants. ...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11739
The regulations of the commissioner may provide that it is a ground for cancellation of registration to operate pest control equipment within the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11740
Any certificate of qualification which is issued pursuant to Section 11738 may be revoked or suspended, or its issuance or renewal refused, if the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11741
Any person whose certificate has been revoked, suspended, or refused may appeal to the director within 10 days for a hearing.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11761
Any person that alleges any loss, nonperformance, or damage as a result of the use or application of any pesticide, or of any substance, method, or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11762
If a growing crop is alleged to have been damaged as a result of the activities which are described in Section 11761, the verified report of loss,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11763
The verified report of loss, nonperformance, or damage shall set forth, so far as known to the claimant, all of the following: (a) Name and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11764
The filing of the verified report, or the failure to file it, need not be alleged in any complaint which may be filed. The failure to file the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11765
The failure to file a verified report of loss is evidence that no loss, nonperformance, or damage occurred.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11791
It is unlawful for any person subject to this division to do any of the following: (a) Make any false or fraudulent claim, or misrepresent the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11792
It is also unlawful for any person that is subject to this division to do any of the following: (a) Make any false or fraudulent record or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11891
Every person who violates this division, or any regulation issued pursuant to this division, is guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11892
In lieu of seeking prosecution of any violation of this division as a misdemeanor, and the penalty prescribed in Section 11891, the director may...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11893
Any person who violates this division, or any regulation issued pursuant to this division, is liable civilly in an amount not less than one thousand...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11894
Upon a complaint by the director, the Attorney General may bring an action for civil penalties in any court of competent jurisdiction in this state...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11895
An action brought pursuant to this article shall be commenced by the director, the Attorney General, the district attorney, the city prosecutor, or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11895.5
The commissioner or director may bring an action to enjoin the violation or the threatened violation of any order made pursuant to this division in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11896
The director, upon a finding that the use, handling, delivery, or sale of a pesticide in violation of any provision of this division, or any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11897
The agricultural commissioner, upon a finding that the use, handling, delivery or sale of a pesticide in violation of any provision of this division,
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11901
It is unlawful for any person to operate any aircraft in pest control unless the pilot operating the aircraft holds a valid pest control aircraft...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11902
Each certificate shall designate the pest control aircraft pilot's status as either a journeyman or an apprentice.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11903
A fee as prescribed by the director pursuant to Section 11502.5 shall accompany each application for an initial certificate.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11904
Every certificate shall expire on December 31 of the year for which it is issued. Certificates may be renewed before the expiration date by...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11905
Before an initial certificate is issued, the applicant for apprentice or the applicant for journeyman shall pass an examination to demonstrate to the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11906
A journeyman's certificate shall not be issued to any applicant, other than the holder of an apprentice certificate, unless such applicant has had in
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11907
A journeyman's certificate shall not be issued until the applicant has served as an apprentice under a certificate issued pursuant to this chapter...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11908
Each applicant for an apprentice certificate shall satisfy the director, through documentary evidence or other suitable information, that the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11909
It is unlawful for the holder of an apprentice certificate to conduct pest control activities unless such activities are conducted under the direct...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11910
The director may refuse to issue a certificate to any pest control aircraft pilot and may revoke or suspend the certificate of any such pilot, after...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11911
Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, if the holder of a certificate is called to active duty as a member of the armed forces of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11920
It is unlawful for any person to act as a pest control aircraft pilot in any county without first registering with the appropriate county...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11921
Each pest control aircraft pilot shall register in person with the agricultural commissioner of the county where he intends to work or with the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11922
Registration shall be renewed annually by all pest control aircraft pilots.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11923
County boards of supervisors may set fees for registration to cover the cost of registering pest control aircraft pilots but in no case shall such...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11924
A pest control aircraft pilot registration may be refused, revoked, or suspended by the agricultural commissioner for the reasons indicated in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11931
As used in this article: (a) "Judgment" means a final judgment of any court of competent jurisdiction in this or any other state, or of the United
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11932
For the purposes of this article: (a) A judgment is satisfied when twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) has been credited upon any judgment in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11933
The director shall suspend the license of any operator upon receiving a copy of a judgment and a certificate of facts relative to such judgment, upon
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11934
The suspension shall remain in effect and no license shall be issued to the operator unless and until the judgment is satisfied, or the operator...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11935
Proof of such financial responsibility may be made by furnishing security in an amount not less than twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000). The...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11936
If the security which is required by Section 11934 is diminished in amount by reason of any recovery against it, the security shall be replenished so
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11937
Upon the expiration of 30 days after any judgment becomes final, which is not stayed or satisfied in any action which results in a judgment for...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11938
Any person whose license has been suspended, is about to be suspended, or becomes subject to suspension pursuant to this article, may relieve himself
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11939
The person that files the affidavit pursuant to Section 11938 shall also file the original policy of insurance or a certified copy of the policy, if...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 11940
If the director is satisfied from the papers which are filed pursuant to Sections 11938 and 11939 that the insurer was authorized to issue the policy
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12001
No person shall act, or offer to act, as an agricultural pest control adviser without first having secured an agricultural pest control adviser...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12002
No person shall act, or offer to act, as an agricultural pest control adviser in any county wherein he makes any recommendation for agricultural use...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12003
Agricultural pest control advisers shall put all recommendations concerning any agricultural use in writing. One copy of each such written...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12004
Agricultural pest control advisers and agricultural pest control operators shall retain one copy of each written recommendation for one year...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12005
The director may adopt such rules and regulations in order to carry out the provisions of this chapter as are reasonably necessary to effectuate the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12021
An application for an agricultural pest control adviser license shall be in the form prescribed by the director. Each application shall state the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12022
Applicants for licensing shall elect to be examined for certification in one or more of the following categories: (a) Control of insects, mites,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12023
An agricultural pest control adviser license may be refused or may be revoked or suspended by the director as necessary to carry out the purposes of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12023.5
In addition to any other provision of this code, unprofessional conduct shall constitute a basis for refusal, revocation, or suspension of an...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12024
The director by regulation shall establish the minimum requirement for pest control adviser by education, experience, and examination to carry out...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12031
Each agricultural pest control adviser who makes any recommendation for agricultural use shall register in person with the agricultural commissioner...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12033
Registration shall be renewed annually by all agricultural pest control advisers.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12034
County boards of supervisors may set fees for registration to cover the cost of registering pest control advisers, but in no case shall the fee total
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12035
A pest control adviser registration may be refused, revoked, or suspended by the agricultural commissioner. Cause for such refusal, revocation, or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12041
The Agricultural Pest Control Advisory Committee, which was established by Chapter 1276 of the Statutes of 1971, is hereby abolished.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12042
There is in the department an Agricultural Pest Control Advisory Committee, appointed by the secretary or director, consisting of the following...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12043
The public member shall be appointed to the committee by the director from nominees recommended by the committee. The public member shall represent...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12044
It is hereby declared, as a matter of legislative determination, that members appointed to the Agricultural Pest Control Advisory Committee pursuant...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12045
Except as provided in Section 12046, the term of office of the members of the committee is three years. Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12046
Initial appointments to the committee shall be made as follows: (a) Representatives for the public, the California Community College system, the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12047
The committee shall be advisory to the director in all matters concerning the licensing, certification, and regulation of persons and firms licensed...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12051
It is unlawful for any person to act or offer to act as an agricultural pest control adviser without first having secured an agricultural pest...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12052
It is unlawful for any person to act or offer to act as an agricultural pest control adviser in any county wherein the adviser makes any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12053
It is unlawful to violate any provision of this chapter or any rule or regulation issued thereunder.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12054
It shall be unlawful for any pest control adviser to make recommendations in a category for which he is not certified.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12101
No person shall act in the capacity of a pest control dealer or shall engage or offer to engage in the business of, advertise as, or assume to act as
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12101.5
Each pest control dealer required to be licensed pursuant to Section 12101 shall have and maintain, at the principal office, and at each branch...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12102
The provisions of Section 12101 shall not apply to any federal, state, or county agency which provides pesticide materials for agricultural use.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12103
An application for a license shall be in the form prescribed by the director. Each application shall state the name and address of the applicant...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12104
The license for a pest control dealer may be renewed annually upon application in the form prescribed by the director, accompanied by a fee as...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12105
A penalty as prescribed by the director pursuant to Section 11502.5 shall be added to any fee that is not paid by the date of expiration.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12106
Each applicant shall satisfy the director as to his or her knowledge of the laws and regulations governing the use and sale of pesticides, and his or
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12107
The director shall issue to each applicant that satisfies the requirements of this article a license which entitles the applicant to conduct the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12108
Every licensed pest control dealer who changes his or her address or place of business shall immediately notify the director.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12110
Each dealer shall be responsible for the acts of each person employed by him in the solicitation and sale of pesticides and all claims and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12111
The director may adopt such rules and regulations as are reasonably necessary to effectuate the purposes of this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12113
The director may, after a hearing, refuse, revoke, or suspend a pest control dealer license for violation of the provisions of this division or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12114
(a) Each licensed pest control dealer, and each person who is required to be licensed as a pest control dealer pursuant to Section 12101, shall...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12115
Any licensed pest control dealer, or any person who is required to be licensed as a pest control dealer pursuant to Section 12101, who purchases...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12116
It is unlawful for a licensed pest control dealer to purchase for sale in this state a pesticide that is labeled for agricultural use except from a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12121
It is unlawful for any person who is subject to this chapter to do any of the following: (a) Fail to demonstrate to the director qualifications to
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12201
An application for a qualified applicator license shall be in a form prescribed by the director. Each application shall state the name and address...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12201.1
It is unlawful for any person to act in a supervisory capacity or position for a pest control business, except a business licensed only in the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12202
(a) All licenses issued pursuant to this chapter expire on December 31 of the year for which they are issued. Licenses may be renewed annually by...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12203
(a) Applicants shall be examined on the requirements of laws and regulations concerning pesticide use and shall elect to be examined for licensing in
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12203.1
The director may designate subcategories within the categories listed in Section 12203 as the director determines to be necessary.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12204
The director shall issue to each applicant who satisfies the requirements of this chapter a qualified applicator license.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12205
A qualified applicator license may be refused, revoked, or suspended by the director, after a hearing, for any of the following: (a) Failure to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12206
Notwithstanding Section 12205, if the director finds on the basis of affidavits submitted to the director by the enforcement personnel specified in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12251
No person shall act as a designated agent of a pest control dealer who is licensed pursuant to Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 12101), unless that
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12252
(a) An application for a pest control dealer designated agent license shall be in the form prescribed by the director. Each application shall state...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12253
Before initial license is issued, the applicant shall pass an examination to demonstrate to the director the applicant's knowledge of the laws and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12254
The director shall issue to each applicant who satisfies the requirements of this chapter a pest control dealer designated agent license.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12255
Every licensed pest control dealer designated agent who changes his or her address shall immediately notify the director of the new address.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12256
The director may adopt rules and regulations that are reasonably necessary to effectuate this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12257
The director may, after a hearing, refuse, revoke, or suspend a pest control dealer designated agent license for violation of this chapter or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12258
It is unlawful for any person who is subject to this chapter to do any of the following: (a) Fail to notify the director of any change of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12400
It is unlawful for any person, other than the registrant or pest control dealer licensed pursuant to Section 12107, to sell, offer to sell, or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12401
An application for a pesticide broker license, or renewal of a license, shall be in the form prescribed by the director. Each application for a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12402
The director shall issue to each applicant that satisfies the requirements of this chapter a pesticide broker license that shall be valid for one...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12403
All licenses issued pursuant to this chapter may be renewed annually upon application to the director.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12405
Each licensed pesticide broker that changes the address of its place of business, or that of a branch location, shall immediately provide the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12406
(a) Each licensed pesticide broker, or person who is required to be licensed as a pesticide broker pursuant to Section 12400, shall maintain at its...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12407
It is unlawful for any person required to be licensed as a pesticide broker pursuant to this chapter to make any false or fraudulent statements or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12408
The director, after a hearing, may refuse, revoke, or suspend a pesticide broker license for any violation of this division or Division 7 (commencing
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12500
As used in Chapter 1.5 (commencing with Section 12501), Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 12751) except Article 2.5 (commencing with Section 12786),
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12500.5
"Director" means the Director of Pesticide Regulation.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12500.6
"Secretary" means the Secretary of Food and Agriculture.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12501
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12502
"Food" means any article which is used for food or drink for man or any other animal, or for a component of any such article.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12503
"Pesticide chemical" means any substance that is used in the production, storage, or transportation of produce that is a pesticide as defined in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12504
"Produce" means any food in its raw or natural state which is in such form as to indicate that it is intended for consumer use with or without any or
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12505
"Pesticide residue" means any pesticide chemical which is added to produce.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12531
The director may adopt such regulations as are reasonably necessary to carry out this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12532
(a) The director shall continuously interpret the results of the residue monitoring program in order to assess its general effectiveness at...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12533
Nothing in this chapter repeals or amends any of the provisions of Part 5 (commencing with Section 109875) of Division 104 of the Health and Safety...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12534
(a) Pursuant to this chapter, the director shall conduct a pesticide residue monitoring program for produce destined for processing to determine...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12535
(a) Commencing in 1990, the department shall substantially expand and maintain its focused pesticide residue monitoring program beyond the 1988...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12536
(a) The director, by regulation, shall establish a pest management advisory committee, specifying, as appropriate, the scope and purpose of its...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12561
The director by regulation may establish permissible tolerances for any pesticide chemical in or on produce if he or she finds each of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12562
The director may exempt any pesticide chemical from the requirement of a tolerance if he finds that the pesticide chemical may safely be used without
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12563
The director may establish the tolerance for any pesticide chemical on produce at zero if he finds that a greater tolerance is not justified.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12565
If a tolerance for a pesticide chemical in or on produce is established pursuant to any law of the United States, the director may review the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12581
The director may inspect and take samples of any produce grown, processed, packed, stored, shipped, transported, delivered for shipment, or sold.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12582
The director shall immediately notify the State Director of Health Services by telephone, with immediate written confirmation, whenever a lot of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12591
The director may accredit a commercial laboratory to test produce or environmental samples, including air, water, soil, and plant or animal tissue...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12592
The director may charge a fee for accreditation and quality control oversight in an amount sufficient to cover the reasonable costs of carrying out...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12593
The director may refuse to accredit, or may suspend any accreditation, if the applicant or the accredited laboratory, as the case may be, does any of
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12594
Analysis data developed by an accredited laboratory shall be subject to confirmation by a laboratory of the department prior to an official...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12595
In the event of a dispute of the findings of a chemical analysis between or among two or more accredited laboratories or between an accredited...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12601
The director may seize and hold any lot of produce, or any unharvested produce that is within one week of being in a harvestable condition, which...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12602
If the director seizes any lot of produce, he shall issue to the owner or bailee a hold order or notice. He may affix to the lot a warning tag which
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12603
Any lot of produce for which a hold order or notice is issued shall be held by the owner or bailee of the produce and shall not be disturbed or moved
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12604
Any produce which is seized and held pursuant to this article, unless previously analyzed by the director, shall be sampled and analyzed within 24...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12605
Upon the demand of the owner or bailee at or prior to the time of the sampling by the director, the sample which is drawn shall be divided into two...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12606
If the seized and held lot, as determined by the director's chemical analysis, does not carry pesticide residue in excess of any maximum which is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12607
If the seized and held lot of produce is found to carry pesticide residue in excess of any maximum which is provided by this chapter or in excess of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12608
Upon demand of the owner or bailee for permission to remove the produce for reconditioning or use for byproducts, the director shall release the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12608.5
Upon demand of the owner or person in rightful possession of the produce for permission to remove the produce destined for processing, the director...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12609
The produce after reconditioning is subject to all the provisions of this chapter pending its final release by the director pursuant to Section...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12610
If the lot of produce which is seized and held is found to carry excess pesticide residue, the owner or bailee of the lot may appeal the result of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12611
Upon receipt of an appeal by the owner or bailee, the director shall, after reasonable notice to the owner, if known, or, if not known, to the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12612
The director shall permit the owner to be present in person or by his representative at the taking of the sample to be submitted for the appeal...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12613
After seizure by the director pursuant to this chapter of any lot of produce upon which an appeal analysis is to be made, the director upon request...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12614
If the appeal analysis shows that the lot of produce carries pesticide residue in excess of any maximum which is provided in this chapter or in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12615
If the appeal analysis shows that the lot of produce does not carry pesticide residue in excess of any maximum which is provided by this chapter, or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12641
As used in this article, "nuisance" means the public nuisance which is specified in Section 12642.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12642
Any lot of produce which is found to carry pesticide residue in excess of any maximum which is provided in this chapter, or in excess of a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12643
The district attorney of the county in which the nuisance is found, at the request of the director, shall maintain, in the name of the people of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12644
Upon judgment and by order of the court, the nuisance shall be condemned and destroyed in the manner directed by the court, or denatured or otherwise
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12645
If the owner fails to comply with the order of the court within the time which is specified in the order, the court may order the disposal or sale of
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12646
If the court orders the sale of any of the produce or containers which can be salvaged, the costs of disposal shall be deducted from the proceeds of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12647
A proceeding pursuant to this article where the value of the property seized amounts to twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) or less is a limited...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12648
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, a site within this state that has been treated with, or a plant, crop, or commodity, whether...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12648.5
(a) It is unlawful for the owner of a plant, crop, or commodity to knowingly treat or apply to that plant, crop, or commodity, or cause that plant,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12648.6
Any person who is licensed pursuant to this code and who is found by a court to have knowingly sold, applied, or provided pesticides that were stolen
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12649
The director may bring an action to enjoin the violation or the threatened violation of any order made pursuant to Section 12648 in the superior...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12671
It is unlawful for any person to pack, ship, or sell any produce that carries pesticide residue in excess of the permissible tolerance which is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12672
The director or commissioner may prohibit the harvest of any produce or may seize and hold any lot of produce when a preharvest interval specified in
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12673
The director or commissioner may prohibit the harvest of any produce that carries pesticide residue in excess of a permissible tolerance which is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12674
It is unlawful for any person to harvest, pack, ship, sell, transport, destroy, or dispose of any plant, crop, or commodity which has been seized...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12751
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12752
"Defoliating" includes killing or artifically accelerating the drying of plant tissues, with or without causing abscission.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12753
"Pesticide" includes any of the following: (a) Any spray adjuvant. (b) Any substance, or mixture of substances which is intended to be used for
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12754
"Insect" means any animal within the class of animals which are known as "Insecta" or any similar animal such as a centipede, spider, mite, tick, or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12754.5
"Pest" means any of the following that is, or is liable to become, dangerous or detrimental to the agricultural or nonagricultural environment of the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12755
"Registrant" means a person that has registered a pesticide and has obtained a certificate of registration from the department.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12756
"Regulating plant growth" means the use of any substance or mixture of substances intended, through physiological action, for accelerating or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12757
"Rodent" means all members of the order Rodentia and all rabbits and hares.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12757.5
"Service container" means any container, other than the original labeled container of a registered pesticide provided by the registrant, that is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12758
"Spray adjuvant" means any wetting agent, spreading agent, deposit builder, adhesive, emulsifying agent, deflocculating agent, water modifier, or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12758.5
"Use-dilution" means a dilution specified on the label or labeling that produces the concentration of the pesticide for a particular purpose or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12759
"Weed" means any plant which grows where not wanted.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12781
The director may adopt regulations which are reasonably necessary to carry out this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12782
A copy of the regulations which are adopted by the director pursuant to this chapter shall be mailed to each registrant promptly upon promulgation of
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12783
Any person who is charged with the enforcement or execution of this chapter shall not be directly or indirectly interested in the sale, manufacture,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12784
Any money that is received by the director pursuant to this chapter shall be paid into the State Treasury to the credit of the Department of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12786
The Legislature hereby finds and declares all of the following: (a) The continued viability of the agricultural economy is of paramount importance
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12790
Proposals for research consistent with the purposes of this article may be submitted to the committee by any person, organization, institution, or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12794
Members of the research and screening committees shall serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for all necessary expenses incurred in the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12794.5
The department shall prepare an annual report of the research projects proposed, approved projects awarded, the status of ongoing research projects,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12797
To the extent that funding is available, the secretary shall maintain a program to develop new methods and modify existing methods for testing...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12798
(a) The department shall establish a competitive grants program to make funds available to qualified public and private entities to conduct pest...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12798.6
The secretary shall establish a Pest Science and Technology Screening Committee, which shall function as a scientific peer review committee on exotic
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12801
This chapter does not apply to any preparation, drug, or chemical which is intended to be used or sold solely for medicinal or cosmetic use by humans
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12802
A person may mix or dilute any registered pesticide in accordance with its registered labeling for his or her own use or for use in his or her own...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12803
The director, by regulation, may exempt from all or part of the requirements of this division a pesticide exempted pursuant to Section 25(b) of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12804
(a) The director, by regulation, may exempt from all or part of the requirements of this division a liquid chemical sterilant product for use on a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12811
Every manufacturer of, importer of, or dealer in any pesticide, except a person that sells any raw material to a manufacturer of any pesticide or a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12811.5
The director may rely upon any evaluations of previously submitted data to determine whether to accept an application for registration of a new...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12812
(a) The director shall establish, by regulation, fees for the Department of Pesticide Regulation's registration program, as established pursuant to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12814
Any county, state, or federal officer or employee who sells any pesticide at cost is not required to pay any fee that is imposed by this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12815
If a manufacturer, importer, or dealer in pesticides that applies for registration of pesticides has complied with this chapter and the regulations...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12816
If the director finds that registration cannot be permitted due to noncompliance with this chapter or the regulations which are adopted pursuant to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12817
Every registration expires on December 31st of each year except when renewal is applied for within one month thereafter in the manner which is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12818
If renewal is not applied for within one calendar month after the expiration of a registration, a penalty as prescribed by the director pursuant to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12819
A penalty shall not be collected if the person that makes application for renewal of registration makes an affidavit that no business was done during
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12820
The payment of any renewal fee or penalty is not a bar to any prosecution for doing business without proper registry.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12821
Each applicant for a certificate of registration shall also file a statement of every brand, trademark, and kind of pesticide that the applicant...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12822
A supplemental application for registration of any additional pesticide may be submitted at any time without payment of the penalty required by...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12823
A change in the name or percentage, or both, of an inert ingredient is not a change in composition of the pesticide that requires a new registration...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12824
The director shall endeavor to eliminate from use in the state any pesticide that endangers the agricultural or nonagricultural environment, is not...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12825
Pursuant to Section 12824, the director, after hearing, may cancel the registration of, or refuse to register, any pesticide: (a) That has...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12825.5
(a) If, during the registration process or at any time after the registration of a pesticide, the registrant has factual or scientific evidence of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12826
If the director has reason to believe that any of the conditions stated in Section 12825 are applicable to any registered pesticide and that the use...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12827
The director may cancel a certificate of registration, or, refuse to issue certification to any manufacturer, importer, or dealer in any pesticide...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12827.5
Whenever the director cancels the registration of, or refuses to register, any pesticide currently registered by the United States Environmental...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12828
Action by the director pursuant to Sections 12824, 12825, 12826, or 12827 is not a condition precedent to the institution of any action to prosecute...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12828.5
(a) A registrant at any time may request that the registration of any of its pesticides be voluntarily canceled. The request shall be in writing and
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12829
If a person has a research authorization for a pesticide issued pursuant to Section 6260 of Title 3 of the California Code of Regulations for the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12832
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, alfalfa and all vegetable crops, when grown for seed production, with the exception of corn,
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12833
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the director may issue a certificate of emergency registration for a pesticide if all of the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12836
(a) The director, by January 1, 1999, shall implement a program for the expedited registration of or for the expedited amendment of the registration...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12836.5
The director shall accept applications for registration of pesticide products containing a new active ingredient concurrently with the application to
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12836.6
The director shall, with the assistance of the Legislative Analyst, conduct a study to consider more carefully the consequences of data-sharing...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12837
(a) The director may waive the submission or review, or both, of efficacy data developed by a registrant as a prerequisite for registration for any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12841
(a) It is unlawful for a person to sell for use in this state any pesticide products that have been registered by the director for which the mill...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12841.1
(a) The director may collect an assessment, in addition to the mill assessment collected pursuant to Section 12841, for all pesticide sales for use...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12841.2
(a) The Department of Pesticide Regulation shall create a program to conduct outreach and education activities for worker safety, environmental...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12841.3
(a) Notwithstanding Sections 2282, 12784, and 12841, the director shall pay from the revenue collected from the mill assessment in the Department of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12841.4
(a) Every person who is the first to sell any agricultural- or structural-use pesticide product for use in this state that is packaged in rigid,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12842
Every person who sells for use in this state any pesticide products that have been registered by the director shall maintain in this state, or with...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12843
The payments required by this article, together with a return in a form prescribed by the director, shall be made quarterly one calendar month after...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12844
The director and the county agricultural commissioners shall jointly develop regulations specifying the criteria to be used in allocating pesticide...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12844.5
Notwithstanding Section 12784, the funds paid to the counties under Section 12844 shall also be considered as reimbursement for costs incurred by the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12845
(a) The director may adopt regulations that require persons subject to this article to provide information determined by the director to be necessary
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12846
(a) The Food Safety Account is hereby created in the Department of Pesticide Regulation Fund. The funds in the account shall be used, upon...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12847
Sales invoices for pesticides first sold into or within this state by a registrant, pesticide broker, pest control dealer, or other person subject to
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12851
The registrant of any pesticide shall attach to each separate lot, and each separate, finished, sealed, or closed container or package of pesticide...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12852
The registrant of any pesticide that is sold or delivered to a consumer in this state shall furnish printed directions for use, and dilution if any,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12853
A registrant of pesticides may print upon the label of any sealed or closed container or package of pesticide that the registrant intends to sell...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12854
No limitations of warranty by the seller shall exclude or waive either of the following implied warranties: (a) That the pesticide corresponds to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12855
Except as otherwise provided in this article, the registrant is not liable for any injury or damage that is suffered solely by reason of any of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12856
Except as otherwise provided in Section 12857, a pesticide shall not be sold unless it is in a registrant's sealed or closed container or package.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12857
The director , pursuant to regulations prescribed by him or her, may authorize sales of pesticides to be made out of a registrant' s opened but...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12858
The statement of ingredients in any pesticide that is intended and sold for internal administration to animals may be given in terms of dosage in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12859
The director shall adopt regulations governing the labeling of service containers. The labeling regulations shall not apply to containers used by a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12881
A pesticide is misbranded in any of the following cases: (a) The package or label bears any false or misleading statement, design, or device...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12882
A pesticide is also misbranded in any of the following cases: (a) The contents of the package as originally put up have been removed in whole or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12883
Except as otherwise provided in Section 12884 , a pesticide is also misbranded when the label fails to state one of the following: (a) The name...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12884
If the preparation is highly toxic to humans, as determined by regulations of the director, a pesticide is misbranded if the label fails to state the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12885
In addition to the other provisions of this article, a spray adjuvant is misbranded if the label fails to state the type or function and the names of
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12911
A pesticide is adulterated in any of the following cases: (a) Its strength or purity falls below the standard or quality that it is represented to
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12931
The director may take samples of pesticides, make analyses or examinations of them, and make such investigations as are necessary for the full...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12961
The director may seize and quarantine any pesticide that is adulterated, misbranded, or detrimental to agriculture or to the public health, or which...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12971
No recommendation shall be in conflict with the registered labeling for the product being recommended.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12972
The use of any pesticide by any person shall be in such a manner as to prevent substantial drift to nontarget areas.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12973
The use of any pesticide shall not conflict with labeling registered pursuant to this chapter which is delivered with the pesticide or with any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12974
Failure of a person using a pesticide to possess a written recommendation shall create a rebuttable presumption that he or she has assumed...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12975
A person making a written recommendation does not incur an obligation to insure that the actual use follows his or her recommendation.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12976
The director may adopt regulations to govern the possession, sale, or use of any pesticide which the director finds necessary to carry out the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12977
The director, and the commissioner of each county under the direction and supervision of the director, shall enforce the provisions of this article...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12978
Pesticide applications on public property which take place on school grounds, parks, or other public rights-of-way where public exposure is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12979
A pesticide use report shall be submitted to the commissioner or director on a form and in a manner prescribed by the director. The data from the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12980
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that it is necessary and desirable to provide for the safe use of pesticides and for safe working...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12981
The director shall adopt regulations to carry out the provisions of this article. Such regulations shall include, but are not limited to, all of the
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12982
The director and the commissioner of each county under the direction and supervision of the director, shall enforce the provisions of this article...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12985
Any person who orders an employee to enter an area posted with a warning sign in violation of any worker safety reentry requirements promulgated...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12986
(a) The director shall approve programs for training persons who handle or apply pesticides in aerial pest control operations. The training programs...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12987
The director shall require registrants of pesticides to submit the data necessary to perform the director's duties under this article.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12988
No pesticide may be registered or reregistered unless the director determines that the registrant has complied with this article.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12991
It is unlawful for any person, individually or through another, in connection with any substance or mixture of substances included within the scope...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12992
It is unlawful for any person to sell any adulterated or misbranded pesticide. In any prosecution of any agent or dealer under this section it is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12993
It is unlawful for any person to manufacture, deliver, or sell any pesticide or any substance or mixture of substances that is represented to be a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12994
It is unlawful for any person to transport, destroy, or dispose of any quarantined pesticide, unless the person has received written permission from...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12995
Except as provided in regulations adopted by the director or as provided in the notice or order of suspension or cancellation, it is unlawful for any
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12996
(a) Every person who violates any provision of this division relating to pesticides, or any regulation issued pursuant to a provision of this...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12996.5
(a) For the purposes of this chapter: (1) "Office" means the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment. (2) "Department" means the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12997
In lieu of seeking prosecution of any violation of this division as a misdemeanor, and the penalty prescribed in Section 12996, the director may...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12997.5
(a) In addition to any penalties paid in connection with an enforcement action taken pursuant to Sections 12996, 12997, 12999, and 12999.5, any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12997.7
(a) The agency, in consultation with the department, the office, county agricultural commissioners, local health officers, CUPAs, and affected...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12998
Any person who violates this division relating to pesticides or structural pest control devices, or any regulation issued pursuant to a provision of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12999
Upon a complaint by the director, or by the Structural Pest Control Board in the case of violations of Chapter 7.5 (commencing with Section 15300) or
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12999.2
The remedies or penalties provided by this division are in addition to the remedies or penalties available under any other law.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12999.4
(a) In lieu of civil prosecution by the director, the director may levy a civil penalty against a person violating Sections 12115, 12116, 12671,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 12999.5
(a) In lieu of civil prosecution by the director, the commissioner may levy a civil penalty against a person violating Division 6 (commencing with...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13000
(a) Except as provided in subdivisions (b) and (c), an action brought pursuant to this article shall be commenced by the director, the commissioner,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13000.1
The commissioner or director may bring an action to enjoin the violation or the threatened violation of any order made pursuant to this division in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13101
The director, upon a finding that the use, handling, delivery, or sale of a pesticide in violation of any provision of this division, or any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13102
The agricultural commissioner, upon a finding that the use, handling, delivery, or sale of a pesticide in violation of any provision of this...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13121
This article shall be known and may be cited as the Birth Defect Prevention Act of 1984.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13122
It is the purpose of the Legislature in enacting this chapter to prevent pesticide induced abortions, birth defects, and infertility.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13123
For purposes of this chapter, the following terms mean: (a) "Adverse reproductive effect" means a statistically significant adverse effect on...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13123.5
To the extent feasible, health effects studies shall be conducted in accordance with standards and protocols established pursuant to the Federal...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13126
No new active pesticide ingredient shall be conditionally registered or licensed when any of the mandatory health effects studies, as defined in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13127
(a) Not later than December 31, 1985, the department shall identify 200 pesticide active ingredients which the department determines have the most...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13127.2
The director shall, on January 15, 1992, issue a notice of the impending suspension of the registration of any pesticide product containing an active
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13127.3
(a) The director shall grant an extension of time for submission of the required data if, and only if, the director, with the concurrence of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13127.31
Notwithstanding subdivision (a) of Section 13127.3, if the director finds that delays in submitting the mandatory health effects studies were...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13127.32
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, none of the following pesticide products shall remain registered in this state: (a) Except as...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13127.5
(a) The director, with the concurrence of the Secretary for Environmental Protection, may defer the suspension of registration of a pesticide...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13127.6
The director shall levy a charge on data generators of up to one thousand dollars ($1,000) per day for each day a data gap continues to exist after...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13127.7
All documentation relevant to a finding made pursuant to Sections 13127.3 and 13127.5 shall be available to the public, and the findings shall be a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13127.8
(a) A suspension of registration of a pesticide product containing any of the active ingredients identified pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13127.9
For each mandatory health effects study that is required for each active ingredient identified pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 13127, the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13127.91
The director shall suspend the registration of any pesticide product that contains an active ingredient identified pursuant to subdivision (a) of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13127.92
(a) Extensions of time granted pursuant to Sections 13127.3, 13127.31, and 13127.5 shall only be for the time necessary to complete the mandatory...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13128
No applicant for registration or current registrant of a pesticide who proposes to purchase or purchases a registered pesticide from another producer
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13129
(a) If the director, after evaluation of the health effects study of an active ingredient, finds that a pesticide product containing the active...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13130.3
(a) Notwithstanding subdivision (b) of Section 13127, the time permitted by the director for submitting data to fill a data gap shall be as follows:
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13131.1
(a) Not later than March 1, 1992, the director shall notify registrants of the data requirements, and the guidelines the director intends to use in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13131.2
(a) Prior to March 1, 1992, or in response to a written objection filed pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 13131.1, the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13131.3
If the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment does not concur with the determination of the department pursuant to Section 13131.2, the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13131.4
(a) On or before January 1, 1994, the director shall issue a final notice of data gaps required to be filled for all pesticide active ingredients...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13131.5
The director shall suspend the registration of any pesticide containing an active ingredient for which the director notifies a registrant pursuant to
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13133
If any provision of this article or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, this invalidity shall not affect other...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13134
(a) The department, in cooperation with the State Department of Health Services, shall conduct an assessment of dietary risks associated with the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13135
The department and the State Department of Health Services shall jointly review the existing federal and state pesticide registration and food safety
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13141
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) It is the right of every citizen in this state to drink safe, potable, wholesome, and
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13142
For the purposes of this article, the following definitions apply: (a) "Active ingredient" has the same meaning as defined in Section 136 of Title
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13143
(a) Not later than December 1, 1986, a person that has registered a pesticide in California for agricultural use shall submit to the director the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13144
(a) The department shall establish specific numerical values for water solubility, soil adsorption coefficient (Koc), hydrolysis, aerobic and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13145
(a) Any registrant of a pesticide identified in paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Section 13144 is subject to a fine of up to ten thousand dollars...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13146
(a) The director shall not register or renew the registration of a pesticide intended to be applied to or injected into the ground by ground-based...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13147
The director shall annually request a budget appropriation in order to meet the reasonable and anticipated costs of conducting soil and water...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13148
(a) In order to more accurately determine the mobility and persistence of the pesticides identified pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13149
(a) Within 90 days after a pesticide is found under any of the conditions listed in paragraph (1), (2), or (3), the director shall determine whether...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13150
The director may allow the continued registration, sale, and use of a pesticide that meets any one of the conditions specified in Section 13149 if...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13151
Any pesticide identified pursuant to Section 13149 that fails to meet any of the conditions of Section 13150 shall be canceled.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13152
(a) The department shall conduct ongoing soil and groundwater monitoring of any pesticide whose continued use is permitted pursuant to paragraph (3)...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13161
For the purposes of this article, the following definitions apply: (a) "Feasible alternative" means other chemical or nonchemical procedures that...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13162
The director may issue a certificate of interim registration allowing the sale and use of a pesticide that otherwise meets the requirements of this...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13163
In granting a certificate of interim registration, the director may defer no more than three of the following registration data requirements: (a)...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13164
Consistent with the limitations of Section 13163, a registrant or a user group of any pesticide registered by the United States Environmental...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13165
Notwithstanding Section 13163, the director shall not grant a certificate of interim registration unless he or she consults with the Pesticide...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13166
The director shall limit the use of any pesticide granted a certificate of interim registration to specific uses within a pest management system...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13167
The director shall revoke or refuse to renew a certificate of interim registration at any time that he or she finds that the interim registration no...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13168
The director may adopt regulations to carry out this article.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13169
To the extent that this article conflicts with other provisions in Article 15 of this chapter, this article shall prevail. Unless otherwise...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13170
The department shall impose a fee in an amount sufficient to cover the department's costs of reviewing and processing the application on any person...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13180
This article, Article 4 (commencing with Section 17608) of Chapter 5 of Part 10.5 of the Education Code, and Article 2 (commencing with Section...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13181
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, for purposes of this article, "integrated pest management" means a pest management strategy that focuses...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13182
It is the policy of the state that effective least toxic pest management practices should be the preferred method of managing pests at schoolsites...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13183
(a) The Department of Pesticide Regulation shall promote and facilitate the voluntary adoption of integrated pest management programs for...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13184
(a) In implementing Section 13183, the department shall establish and maintain an Internet website as a comprehensive directory of resources...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13185
(a) The department shall establish an integrated pest management training program in order to facilitate the adoption of a model IPM program and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13186
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that the Department of Pesticide Regulation, pursuant to Section 12979 of the Food and Agricultural Code and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13187
Section 13186 shall not apply to any agency signatory to a cooperative agreement with the State Department of Health Services pursuant to Section...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13188
The Director of Pesticide Regulation may adopt regulations to implement this article.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13190
(a) "Clopyralid" means 3,6-dichloro-2-pyridinecarboxylic acid. (b) "Compost" means the product resulting from the controlled biological...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13191
(a) No person, except a pest control dealer licensed pursuant to Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 12101) of Division 6 of the Food and Agricultural
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 13192
Not later than April 1, 2003, the department shall, pursuant to Sections 12824 and 12825, do both of the following: (a) Determine in writing those
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14001
The director shall control and otherwise regulate the use of restricted materials found to meet the criteria of Section 14004.5.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14002
This chapter applies to all agencies of the United States and the State of California and its subdivisions or to their officers, agents, or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14003
This article does not relieve any person from liability for any damage to the person or property of another person which is caused by the use of any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14004
The director, and the commissioner of each county under the direction and supervision of the director, shall enforce this chapter and the regulations
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14004.5
The director shall, by regulation, designate and establish as necessary to carry out the purposes of this division, a list of restricted materials...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14005
Except as provided in subdivision (d) of Section 14006.6, the director shall adopt regulations which govern the possession and use of any restricted...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14006
The regulations shall prescribe the time when, and the conditions under which, a restricted material may be used or possessed in different areas of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14006.5
Except as provided in Section 14006.6, no person shall use or possess any pesticide designated as a restricted material for any agricultural use...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14006.6
(a) A permit shall not be required for the agricultural use of any pesticide not designated as a restricted material unless the commissioner...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14006.7
The director shall designate, by regulation, a list of "exempt materials" for which the director finds additional restrictions, other than...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14007
(a) Every permit that is issued under the regulations adopted pursuant to this chapter is conditioned upon compliance with this code and regulations...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14008
Any permit may be refused, revoked, or suspended for violation of any of the conditions of the permit, or of a previous permit, or for violation of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14009
(a) Any interested person may request the commissioner to review his or her action in issuing, refusing, revoking, suspending, or conditioning a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14010
It is unlawful for any person to sell or deliver any restricted material to any person that is required by regulations adopted by the director to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14011
It is unlawful for any person to apply any restricted material for which regulations have been adopted except as provided in the regulations which...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14011.5
Except as may be provided in regulations adopted by the director, a pesticide use report shall be submitted to the commissioner, on a form prescribed
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14012
(a) Any person who is required to register pesticides under Article 4 (commencing with Section 12811) of Chapter 2, and who sells or transfers any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14015
Except as provided by regulation adopted by the director, a restricted material shall only be possessed or used by, or under the direct supervision...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14021
(a) As used in this article, "pesticide" is defined in Section 12753. (b) For purposes of this article, "toxic air contaminant" means an air...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14022
(a) In consultation with the State Department of Health Services and the State Air Resources Board, the director shall evaluate the health effects of
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14023
(a) Upon completion of the evaluation conducted pursuant to Section 14022, the director shall, in consultation and with the participation of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14024
(a) For those pesticides for which a need for control measures has been determined pursuant to subdivision (e) of Section 14023 and pursuant to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14025
Any person may petition the department to review a determination made pursuant to this article. The petition shall specify the additional scientific
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14026
Nothing in this article shall be construed to limit or expand the department's authority regarding pesticides which are not determined to be toxic...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14027
(a) Notwithstanding Section 12998, any person who violates any rule or regulation, emission limitation, or permit condition adopted pursuant to this...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14031
As used in this article, "2,4-D" means any form of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14032
Except as otherwise provided in this article and in the regulations which are adopted by the director, it is unlawful for any person to use any form...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14033
The director shall adopt regulations that govern the use of 2,4-D and any other herbicide which he finds and determines is injurious to any crop that
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14034
This article does not relieve any person from liability for any damage to the property of another person which is caused by the use of any herbicide...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14061
As used in this article, "Compound 1080" means sodium fluoroacetate or any preparation of sodium fluoroacetate.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14062
Except as otherwise provided in this article, it is unlawful for any person to sell, use, or possess any Compound 1080.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14063
Subject to regulations of the director, any of the following persons may sell, use, or possess Compound 1080 for the purposes or uses that are...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14081
The director, after investigation and hearing, shall adopt regulations by April 1, 1989, which govern the use of methyl bromide and chloropicrin as...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14082
The director may prescribe the time when, and the conditions under which, methyl bromide and chloropicrin may be used in different areas of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14090
It is unlawful for a private applicator to possess, use, or supervise the use of a restricted material in accordance with Section 14015 unless that...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14091
The application for a private applicator certificate or a renewal of the certificate shall be on a form prescribed by the director. Each application
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14092
(a) Applicants shall be examined on the requirements of statutes and regulations concerning pesticide use and pest control operations including, but...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14093
The commissioner, or the director in any county where there is no commissioner, shall issue a private applicator certificate to each applicant who...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14094
If a passing score of 70 percent is not achieved, the applicant may not retake the examination for seven calendar days.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14095
A private applicator certificate shall be issued for a period of three years except that the initial term of a private applicator certificate shall...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14096
Certified private applicators may renew their certificate for a period of three years by completing the continuing education requirement as...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14097
The commissioner, or the director in a county where there is no commissioner, may establish a program to certify employees other than the operator of
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14098
(a) A private applicator certificate may be refused, revoked, or suspended by the commissioner or director for any of the following reasons: (1)...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14099.5
This chapter shall become operative on January 1, 1997.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14101
As used in this division, "environment" means the aggregate of all factors that influence the conditions of life in or about the state or within any...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14102
The director shall prohibit or regulate the use of environmentally harmful materials, pursuant to the provisions of Chapters 2 (commencing with...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14103
In establishing criteria and regulations relating to environmental injury and protection, and in conducting the reviews required in Chapters 2 and 3,
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14151
The director may, by regulation, specify the pesticide applications that shall be made by or under the supervision of a person holding a valid...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14152
An application for a qualified applicator certificate shall be in a form prescribed by the director. Each application shall state the name and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14153
(a) Applicants shall be examined on the requirements of laws and regulations concerning pesticide use and shall elect to be examined for...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14153.1
The director may designate subcategories within the categories listed in Section 14153 as the director determines to be necessary.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14154
The director shall issue a qualified applicator certificate to each applicant who satisfies the requirements of this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14155
A qualified applicator certificate may be refused, revoked, or suspended by the director, after hearing, for any of the following: (a) Failure to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14200
The Legislature hereby declares that this chapter, which prescribes the distribution and use of livestock drugs, is intended to assure that such...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14201
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14202
"Drug" means any of the following substances: (a) Any substance which is intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, prevention, or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14203
"Restricted drug" means any livestock drug which is sold in such form that it might be administered to humans and if so administered would be...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14204
"Label" includes written and graphic matter which is imprinted upon, or upon paper or other material affixed to, or accompanying, a container of a...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14205
"Livestock" includes all animals, poultry, and bees, and aquatic and amphibian species which are raised, kept, or used for profit. It does not...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14206
"Livestock drug" means any drug, combination of drugs, proprietary medicine, or combination of drugs and other ingredients which is prepared for...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14207
"Manufacturer" includes any person that is responsible for the placing of a livestock drug on the market in this state.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14208
"Retailer" means any person that sells any livestock drug at retail.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14209
"Distribute" means to offer for sale, sell, exchange, or barter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14231
The director shall enforce this chapter and, in accordance with the provisions of Section 14200, may make and enforce such regulations which relate...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14232
All money which is received under this chapter shall be paid into the Department of Agriculture Fund. Any money in the Department of Agriculture...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14233
The provisions of this chapter shall be controlling over those of any other provisions of law which are in conflict with them. No act or thing...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14261
This chapter, except Section 14363, does not apply to any of the following: (a) Any livestock drug which is sold exclusively to, and used...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14262
This chapter also does not apply to any of the following: (a) Any livestock drug that is intended for, and that is used solely for, laboratory or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14281
A person shall not sell any livestock drug in this state prior to receipt of a registration certificate pursuant to this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14282
The manufacturer of any livestock drug shall apply to the director for registration of the livestock drug.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14283
The application shall be in a form which is supplied by the director. It shall show all of the following: (a) The name of the applicant and the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14284
The application shall also contain a detailed description, or be accompanied by a copy, of the label of each type and size of container in which the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14285
The label shall contain all of the following: (a) The name, brand, or trademark of the livestock drug. (b) The name of the applicant and his...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14286
If it is proposed that any instructions for use, other than those on the label, shall accompany containers of the livestock drug which are sold at...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14287
The director shall examine and consider the application together with all material, data, and information which accompanies it.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14288
The director shall refuse to register a livestock drug if he finds any of the following is true of the drug: (a) It is of little or no value for...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14289
If the livestock drug is a restricted drug, the director shall also refuse registration if he finds that the instructions for use do not contain...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14290
The registration of a livestock drug includes all of the following: (a) Registration of the drug and its ingredients. (b) Registration of the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14291
(a) The fee for a two-year registration certificate for a livestock drug is one hundred eighty dollars ($180). The certificate period shall commence
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14292
If registration is granted, the original fee covers the registration for the remainder of the then current calendar year in which registration is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14293
The fee for application for renewal of registration is one hundred eighty dollars ($180) for a two-year period. It is payable on or before January...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14294
The director may quarantine and remove from sale any livestock drug which is not registered pursuant to this chapter or any livestock drug which does
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14295
The director shall have access at all reasonable hours to all premises which are used in the manufacture, sale, or storage of any livestock drug, or...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14296
The director may revoke the registration of any livestock drug if he finds, from representative samples, that the drug as offered for sale fails to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14321
A person shall not sell any restricted drug in this state at retail unless he holds a license to do so issued pursuant to this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14322
Any person may file with the director an application for a license pursuant to this chapter. The application shall be on a form which is supplied by
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14323
The application shall be accompanied by an application fee of twenty-five dollars ($25). The fee is not refundable if the license is refused.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14324
If the license is issued, the application fee covers the license for the remainder of the current calendar year in which it is issued.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14325
The fee for the renewal application for a license is twenty-five dollars ($25) per year. It is payable on or before January 31st of each year. If it
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14326
A separate license is required for each place of business at which any restricted drug is kept for sale, and for each mobile unit in which any such...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14327
The director may make an examination of the facilities which are available to the applicant for the proper handling and storing of restricted drugs...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14328
Each holder of a license under this chapter shall keep a record, in the manner and form prescribed by the director, of each sale of a restricted drug
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14329
The record required pursuant to Section 14328 shall include all of the following: (a) A statement of the kind and quantity of the restricted drug...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14330
The director shall revoke a restricted drug license if he finds that the holder of such license has failed to keep the required record of sales of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14351
It is unlawful for any person to sell any livestock drug which is subject to any provision of this chapter unless the drug is registered pursuant to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14352
It is unlawful for any registrant to sell any livestock drug which does not conform with its registration.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14353
It is unlawful for any person to administer any registered livestock drug to any human being.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14354
It is unlawful for any person to sell any restricted drug unless such person has a license issued pursuant to this chapter.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14355
It is unlawful for any person to use or administer any registered livestock drug except in accordance with the label instructions for use which are...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14356
It is unlawful for the holder of a restricted drug license to sell a restricted drug without requiring the purchaser of the restricted drug to sign...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14357
It is unlawful for any person to refuse to permit the entry into and inspection of any premises wherein any livestock drug is manufactured or sold...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14358
It is unlawful for any person to sell any livestock drug except in the container in which it is packaged by the manufacturer or distributor or to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14359
It is unlawful for any person to make any false or misleading representation which relates to any livestock drug, whether such representation is...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14360
It is unlawful for any livestock owner or his or her agent to sell or dispose of treated livestock or livestock products within the specified...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14361
The director may seize and hold any livestock drug which he has reasonable cause to believe is in violation of the provisions of this chapter or the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14362
It is unlawful for any person to manufacture, distribute, sell, or use any livestock drug without complying with the provisions of this chapter and...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14363
(a) It is unlawful for any livestock owner or agent to sell or dispose of any livestock or livestock carcasses which within 48 hours after the buyer...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14364
(a) It is unlawful to sell or dispose of a bob veal calf for the purposes of slaughter without first affixing to the animal a producer identification
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14365
(a) It is unlawful to sell or dispose of a dairy cull cow without first affixing to the animal a producer identification number issued by the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14381
A violation of this chapter or of any regulation which is adopted by the director pursuant to this chapter is an infraction punishable by a fine of...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14382
(a) The director may, after a hearing, refuse to issue or renew, or may suspend or revoke a livestock drug registration or restricted drug license...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14390
In addition to the remedies provided in this chapter, the department may bring an action in superior court and such court shall have jurisdiction...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14501
The Legislature finds and declares that it is the intent of this chapter to do all of the following: (a) To promote the distribution of effective...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14502
The secretary shall enforce this chapter and adopt and enforce such regulations relating to the manufacture, guaranteeing, labeling, and distribution
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14502.1
The secretary shall notify every licensee that manufactures, distributes, or sells ammonium nitrate, as defined in Section 14512.5, of their duty to...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14503
Any money which is received by the director pursuant to this chapter shall be paid into the State Treasury to the credit of the Department of Food...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14504
The secretary shall prepare an annual statement of the operating expenditures and revenue related to this chapter which shall be presented to the...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14505
Agricultural products derived from municipal sewage sludge shall be regulated as a fertilizing material pursuant to this chapter, and when used in...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14511
"Agricultural liming materials" are agricultural minerals composed of calcium or magnesium compounds, or both, which are capable of neutralizing soil
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14512
"Agricultural mineral" means any substance with nitrogen (N), available phosphoric acid (P2O5), and soluble potash (K2O), singly or in combination,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14512.5
"Ammonium nitrate" means solid ammonium nitrate that is chiefly the ammonium salt of nitric acid, contains not less than 33 percent of nitrogen,...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14513
"Auxiliary soil and plant substance" means any chemical or biological substance or mixture of substances or device distributed in this state to be...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14514
"Biotics" means all materials for which claims are made relating to organisms, enzymes, or organism by-products.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14515
"Board" means the Fertilizer Inspection Advisory Board.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14516
"Brand" means any term, design, or trademark used in connection with a fertilizing material product.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14517
"Bulk material" means fertilizing materials distributed in nonpackaged form or in a container containing more than 50 kilograms or 110 pounds.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14518
"Business location" means any place where fertilizing materials are sold or stored for later sale, except storage of package materials on premises...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14519
"Captured dilute solutions" means solutions that contain low levels of plant nutrients as a result of equipment rinsing and runoff.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14520
"Chelates" means compounds, usually organic, which can combine with a metal ion and form a ring structure between a portion of the chelating agent...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14521
"Chelated plant nutrients" means compounds of metallic secondary nutrients and micronutrients with organic chelating agents which have the property...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14522
"Commercial fertilizer" means any substance which contains 5 percent or more of nitrogen (N), available phosphoric acid (P2O5), or soluble potash...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14523
"Common carrier" means a company licensed with the Public Utilities Commission that hauls for hire.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14524
"Complex" means bonding which includes both of the following: (a) "Natural organic complexes" means organic by-products of the wood pulp and other
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14525
"Compost" means a biologically stable material derived from the composting process.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14526
"Composting" means the biological decomposition of organic matter which inhibits pathogens, viable weed seeds, and odors. "Composting" may be...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14527
"Derivation statement" means the sources of all guaranteed primary nutrients or secondary nutrients, or both, and micronutrients.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14528
"Discontinued manufacturing" means an auxiliary soil and plant substance, packaged agricultural mineral, packaged soil amendment, and specialty...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14529
"Distribute" means to sell, offer, expose for sale, exchange, barter, or otherwise supply products for use in, or shipment within or into, this...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14530
"Distributor" means any person who imports or consigns a fertilizing material or who offers for sale, sells, barters, or othewise supplies this...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14531
"Experimental use" means any application of a fertilizing material which is not offered for sale, has no commercial value, and is for the sole...
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14532
"Farm use" means that the material is used primarily for application to crops produced for commercial value.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14533
"Fertilizing material" means any commercial fertilizer, agricultural mineral, auxiliary soil and plant substance, or packaged soil amendment.
California Food And Agricultural Code Section 14534
"Fish emulsion" means fertilizi