2013 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 22 - Agriculture. Domestic Animals
Chapter 427a - Connecticut Fertilizer Law of 2008
Section 22-111m - Stop sale, use or removal orders.


CT Gen Stat § 22-111m (2013) What's This?

The commissioner may issue and enforce a written or printed “stop sale, use or removal” order to the owner or custodian of any lot of fertilizer to hold such fertilizer at a designated place when the commissioner finds such fertilizer is being offered or exposed for sale in violation of any provision of this chapter or any regulation adopted by the commissioner pursuant to section 22-111j until the provisions of public act 09-229* or any such regulation have been complied with and such fertilizer is released in writing by the commissioner or such violation has been otherwise legally disposed. The commissioner shall release the fertilizer so withdrawn when the requirements of the provisions of this chapter or any regulation adopted by the commissioner pursuant to section 22-111j have been complied with and all costs and expenses incurred in connection with the withdrawal have been paid. The owner or custodian of any lot of fertilizer, who has been issued a stop sale, use or removal order pursuant to this section, shall be given the opportunity to appear for a hearing by the commissioner or the commissioner’s designee.

(February, 1965, P.A. 198, S. 13; P.A. 73-278, S. 9, 21; P.A. 09-229, S. 18.)

*Note: Public act 09-229 is entitled “An Act Concerning Milk Producers, Milk and Milk Products, Agricultural Not-For-Profit Organizations and the Modernization of Connecticut Fertilizer Law”. (See Reference Table captioned “Public Acts of 2009” in Volume 16 which lists the sections amended, created or repealed by the act.)

History: P.A. 73-278 replaced “director”, i.e. director of Agricultural Experiment Station, with “commissioner”, i.e. commissioner of agriculture; P.A. 09-229 deleted “commercial” re fertilizer, added provisions re regulation adopted pursuant to Sec. 22-111j and added provision re opportunity for hearing, effective July 1, 2009.

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