2016 Arkansas Code
Title 2 - Agriculture
Subtitle 2 - Agronomy
Chapter 16 - Plant Disease and Pest Control
Subchapter 2 - -- Plant Act of 1917
§ 2-16-209. Transportation, etc., of insect pests, etc., generally

AR Code § 2-16-209 (2016) What's This?

(a) Transportation through or into or transportation, distribution, or sale within the state of any insect pest, plant disease, noxious weed, or any plant, plant product, or other substance, listed in the rules and regulations of the State Plant Board as required under § 2-16-207, or of sorghum seed, hybrid corn seed, or other planting seeds for the transportation, distribution, or sale of which the board has made rules and regulations under this subchapter is prohibited except under such safeguards as may be provided for in the rules and regulations of the board.

(b) To cover expenses incident to inspection or treatment or incident to the issuance of such permits or certificates as may be required by the board's regulations made under this subchapter, the board may require the payment of reasonable fees which shall be deposited in the manner prescribed by § 2-16-210 to be used in carrying out the provisions of this subchapter.

(c) The board is empowered to require that a shipper who ships plants from another state into Arkansas must meet any and all requirements which the shipper's state would make of an Arkansas shipper who ships plants into that state.

(d) Inspectors of the board on issuance of a written notice may cause to be held or to be sent out of the state or to be destroyed any plant, plant product, or other substance which has been brought into or is being transported within the state in violation of any state or federal law or regulation. They may stop and detain for inspection any person, car, or other carrier.

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