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TITLE 4AGRICULTURE
PART 1TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
CHAPTER 20COTTON PEST CONTROL
SUBCHAPTER BQUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS
RULE §20.17Inspections and Certificates

(a) Inspections. An inspection for movement of regulated articles may be obtained upon request to the department.

(b) Certificates.

  (1) An inspection certificate may be issued certifying the movement of regulated articles in compliance with these rules, for the current growing season, if an authorized representative of the department determines:

    (A) that adequate measures have been taken to ensure that there will be little or no danger of increased infestation of the quarantined pest or expansion of a regulated area by such movement; or

    (B) that the articles have been treated to eliminate infestation of the quarantined pest, for a specific location; or

    (C) that such movement will not result in the spread or increased infestation of the quarantined pest.

  (2) Any certificate may be withdrawn or cancelled if an authorized representative of the department determines that the use of the issued certificate may result in the spread of the quarantined pest.


Source Note: The provisions of this §20.17 adopted to be effective July 9, 2001, 26 TexReg 4996; amended to be effective September 1, 2019, 44 TexReg 4475

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