2013 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 22 - Agriculture. Domestic Animals
Chapter 427a - Connecticut Fertilizer Law of 2008
Section 22-111n - Seizure of noncomplying fertilizers.
Any fertilizer not in compliance with the provisions of this chapter or any regulation adopted pursuant to section 22-111j shall be subject to seizure by the commissioner. If, after seizure, the commissioner finds such fertilizer to be in violation of this chapter or any regulation adopted pursuant to section 22-111j and orders the condemnation of such fertilizer, it shall be disposed of in any manner consistent with the quality of the fertilizer and the laws of the state; provided in no instance shall the disposition of such fertilizer be ordered by the commissioner without first giving the claimant an opportunity for a hearing by the commissioner or the commissioner’s designee for release of such fertilizer or for permission to process or relabel such fertilizer to bring it into compliance with this chapter or any regulation adopted pursuant to section 22-111j.
(February, 1965, P.A. 198, S. 14; P.A. 73-278, S. 10, 21; P.A. 09-229, S. 19.)
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, deleted provisions re court procedure for seizure and provided for opportunity for hearing by commissioner or commissioner’s designee, effective July 1, 2009.
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