Session:

Main navigation

Arizona Revised Statutes

Chapter 1
AGRICULTURAL ADMINISTRATION
Article 1Department of Agriculture
  • 3-102
  • Department organization
  • 3-103
  • Director; search committee; qualifications; deputy director and associate and assistant directors; legal counsel
  • 3-106
  • Advisory committees
  • 3-107
  • Organizational and administrative powers and duties of the director
  • 3-108
  • Administrative support fund; use; exemption
  • 3-109
  • Unlawful influence; classification
  • 3-109.01
  • Agricultural consulting and training program
  • 3-109.02
  • Office of commodity development and promotion; fees; commodity promotion fund; definition
Article 2Agricultural Protection Act
  • 3-112
  • Agricultural operations; nuisance liability
  • 3-113
  • Action for false claims against perishable agricultural food product; limitation; definitions
  • 3-114
  • Liability for unauthorized destruction of field crop product; damages; definition
Article 3Agricultural Extension Work
  • 3-121
  • Smith-Lever act accepted; authority of board of regents
  • 3-122
  • Expenditure from university appropriation to match federal grant
  • 3-123
  • Agricultural extension work
  • 3-124
  • County agricultural extension board; members; appointment; term; qualifications; office space
  • 3-125
  • Plan of extension work; annual report
  • 3-126
  • Annual county agricultural extension budget; tax levy; collection; expenditures
  • 3-128
  • Expenditures of university of Arizona funds
Article 4State Agricultural Laboratory
  • 3-142
  • State agricultural laboratory
  • 3-143
  • Assistant director; powers and duties
  • 3-144
  • State agricultural laboratory; maintenance and purpose; fees
  • 3-145
  • Mandatory and voluntary certification; sampling procedures; application; expiration; renewal
  • 3-147
  • Rules; advisory committee
  • 3-148
  • Grounds for denial, suspension or revocation of a certificate; review and appeal
  • 3-149
  • Evidentiary effect of test results certified by the assistant director
Article 5Historic Agriculture Recognition
  • 3-162
  • Arizona register of heritage agriculture; qualifying criteria; definition
  • 3-164
  • Listing property on register
  • 3-165
  • Restricted use of designation; violation; classification
Chapter 2
REGULATORY PROVISIONS
Article 1Dangerous Plant Pests and Diseases
  • 3-201.01
  • Associate director; powers and duties
  • 3-202
  • Infested or infected plants as public nuisances
  • 3-203
  • Quarantine of infected and diseased plants; notice; hearing
  • 3-204
  • Summary abatement of imminently dangerous nuisance; procedure; expense; lien; public sale; reimbursement costs and penalties to state for certain abatements; civil penalty
  • 3-204.01
  • Council plow-up request; civil penalty
  • 3-205
  • Abatement of nuisance not imminently dangerous; procedure; lien; foreclosure; release of lien; reimbursement costs and penalties to state for certain abatements; civil penalty
  • 3-205.01
  • Summary abatement of noxious weeds, crop pests or diseases under preapproved programs
  • 3-205.02
  • Regulating production of colored cotton; civil penalties
  • 3-206
  • Destruction of noninfected crops on abatement of nuisance; procedure; hearing; evidence
  • 3-207
  • Crop pest or disease menacing state; notice of hearing; publication
  • 3-208
  • Hearing on plant menace; evidence; quarantine zones; violation
  • 3-209
  • Quarantines; notice to common carriers; duty to hold for inspection; certificate of release; inspection
  • 3-210
  • Destruction of infected shipments
  • 3-211
  • Imported nursery stock; labeling; certificate of inspection
  • 3-212
  • Infested plants; sale or transportation prohibited; disposition of infested or wormy apples and pears
  • 3-213
  • Concealment of plants or agricultural products
  • 3-214
  • Failure to stop at inspection station
  • 3-214.01
  • Dangerous plants, pests and diseases trust fund
  • 3-215
  • Violations; classification
  • 3-216
  • Enforcement powers of deputy, inspector or agent; cooperation
  • 3-217
  • Nursery or nursery stock certification; fee; denial, revocation or suspension; hearing
  • 3-218
  • Citrus budwood certification; fee
Article 1.1Joint Exercise of Powers
  • 3-221
  • Agreements for joint exercise of powers; review by attorney general; continuing obligation
  • 3-222
  • Employees assigned to adjoining state
  • 3-223
  • Interdivision livestock inspection
Article 2Seeds
  • 3-232
  • Enforcement of article
  • 3-233
  • Powers and duties; fees; penalty
  • 3-234
  • Seed law trust fund
  • 3-235
  • Seed dealer and labeler licenses; fee; exception
  • 3-236
  • Retention of invoices and records
  • 3-237
  • Label requirements; rules
  • 3-238
  • Cease and desist order; appeal
  • 3-239
  • Seizure and disposition of noncomplying seed
  • 3-240
  • Prosecutions; classification; publication of results; injunction
  • 3-241
  • Exemptions; exceptions
  • 3-242
  • Violations; civil penalties
  • 3-243
  • Seed labeling regulation; state preemption
Article 3Fertilizer Materials
  • 3-261
  • Applicability of article
  • 3-263
  • Fertilizer labeling regulation; state preemption
  • 3-264
  • Enforcement and administrative powers
  • 3-265
  • Rules; advisory committee
  • 3-266
  • Annual reports and publications; membership in professional organizations
  • 3-267
  • Inspections; official samples; analysis; report
  • 3-268
  • Inspection fees and reports; violations; classification
  • 3-269
  • Fertilizer materials trust fund
  • 3-271
  • Restrictions upon enforcing officers
  • 3-272
  • Commercial fertilizer license; specialty fertilizers
  • 3-275
  • Guaranteed analysis required in licensing and labeling
  • 3-276
  • Deficiencies in guaranteed analysis; penalties payable to consumer
  • 3-278
  • Materials containing unavailable plant food and undesirable substances
  • 3-279
  • Cease and desist order
  • 3-280
  • Seizure, condemnation and sale of noncomplying materials
  • 3-281
  • False or misleading statements
  • 3-283
  • Violations; notice; criminal classification; injunctive relief
  • 3-284
  • Exchanges between manufacturers
Article 4Arizona Organic Food Certification Program
  • 3-301
  • Developing and adopting the program; advisory committee
Article 5Pesticides
  • 3-343
  • Enforcement and administrative powers
  • 3-344
  • Advisory committee; membership; appointment; duties; uniformity of labeling and standards of pesticides
  • 3-345
  • Publications; membership in professional organizations
  • 3-346
  • Agreements with other agencies and states
  • 3-347
  • Delegation of duties
  • 3-349
  • Restrictions upon enforcing officers
  • 3-350
  • Pesticide trust fund
  • 3-351
  • Registration; fee; confidential information
  • 3-354
  • Cease and desist orders; condemnation and destruction or sale of noncomplying pesticides or devices
  • 3-355
  • Enforcement procedures
  • 3-356
  • Violations; criminal classification; injunctive relief
Article 6Pesticide Control
  • 3-363.01
  • Reporting requirements; interagency agreement
  • 3-364
  • Inspection powers; notice
  • 3-366
  • Pesticide management areas
  • 3-367
  • Private right of action
  • 3-367.01
  • Report of loss, damage or nonperformance; effect of failure to file
  • 3-367.02
  • Notification by beekeepers of bees located in a commercial agricultural area
  • 3-368
  • Enforcement; consultation with attorney general; citations and notices of violation
  • 3-370
  • Civil penalty; criminal violation; classification
  • 3-371
  • Cease and desist order
  • 3-372
  • Emergency use of pesticides
  • 3-373
  • Annual pesticide report
  • 3-374
  • Availability of information to the public
  • 3-375
  • Preservation of rights
  • 3-376
  • Discrimination prohibited
Article 6.1Integrated Pest Management Program
  • 3-381
  • Integrated pest management program
  • 3-382
  • Program structure; responsibilities
Chapter 3
MARKETING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
Article 1Marketing Orders and Marketing Agreements
  • 3-404
  • Marketing order and marketing agreement programs
  • 3-405
  • Contents of a marketing order
  • 3-406
  • Initiation of the marketing order process
  • 3-407
  • Official department list
  • 3-408
  • Public meeting; notice
  • 3-410
  • Election procedures
  • 3-411
  • Adoption of a marketing order
  • 3-412
  • Terminating a marketing order
  • 3-413
  • Marketing commission; appointment; term
  • 3-414
  • Powers and duties of a marketing commission or marketing committee
  • 3-415
  • Administrative services; reimbursement
  • 3-416
  • Indemnification of marketing commission or marketing committee members
  • 3-417
  • Assessments; collection; budget
  • 3-418
  • Failure to pay assessment; penalty; hearing; violation; classification
  • 3-419
  • Deposit of assessments; use on termination
  • 3-420
  • Inspection and enforcement
  • 3-421
  • Violations; civil penalties; hearing; court action
  • 3-422
  • Records and reports
  • 3-423
  • Payment of costs of hearing on a marketing order
  • 3-424
  • Initiation of the marketing agreement process; contents
  • 3-425
  • Public meeting; notice; findings
  • 3-426
  • Marketing committee
  • 3-427
  • Application of marketing order provisions to marketing agreements
  • 3-428
  • Approval of a marketing agreement; amendments; term
  • 3-429
  • Application of administrative procedures act
  • 3-430
  • Transfer of property on termination
Article 2Citrus Fruit Standardization
  • 3-442
  • Purpose and scope of article
  • 3-443
  • Supervisors; inspectors
  • 3-444
  • Inspection powers and enforcement procedures; warning notice; disposal notice; civil penalty
  • 3-445
  • Rule making; definition
  • 3-446
  • Adopting new or revised standards
  • 3-447
  • Citrus, fruit and vegetable trust fund; administration
  • 3-448
  • Assessments; procedures; failure to pay; penalty and interest; hearing
  • 3-449
  • Annual licensing; fees; application; penalty
  • 3-449.02
  • Denial or revocation of license
  • 3-449.03
  • Record keeping; confidentiality; inspection
  • 3-450
  • Exemption from citrus fruit standardization; definitions
  • 3-458
  • Interstate shipments; requirements; outofstate inspection certificates; irregular containers
  • 3-459
  • Rejection of shipment by carriers
  • 3-461
  • Unlawful packing or sale of fruit
  • 3-462
  • False pack or labeling; reuse of containers
  • 3-463
  • Mixing of inferior fruit prohibited
  • 3-464
  • Wrongful performance of duty; improper influence; classification
  • 3-465
  • Venue of criminal actions
  • 3-466
  • Civil penalties; hearing
Article 2.1Arizona Citrus Research Council
  • 3-468.01
  • Arizona citrus research council; appointment; term
  • 3-468.02
  • Powers and duties of the council
  • 3-468.03
  • Administrative services; reimbursement
  • 3-468.05
  • Failure to pay fee; penalty; hearing; violation; classification
  • 3-468.07
  • Indemnification of council members
Article 4Fruit and Vegetable Standardization
  • 3-483
  • Supervisor of standardization; qualifications
  • 3-484
  • Deputies and clerks; compensation; expenses
  • 3-485
  • Relationship of standardization and marketing order programs
  • 3-486
  • Inspection powers and enforcement procedures; warning notice; disposal notice; civil penalty
  • 3-487
  • Rule making; definition
  • 3-488
  • Confidentiality of records; inspection of records
  • 3-489
  • Requests for inspection by unlicensed or unregistered persons; fees
  • 3-490
  • Agricultural theft prevention
  • 3-491
  • Exemption from fruit or vegetable standardization; definitions
  • 3-492
  • Licensing dealers and shippers; application; fees; penalty
  • 3-494
  • Denial or revocation of license
  • 3-496
  • List of licensees; display of license
  • 3-497
  • Adopting new or revised standards
  • 3-498
  • Appeals from inspection
  • 3-499
  • Shipping point and terminal market inspections; fees; Arizona federalstate inspection fund
  • 3-518
  • Exempt transactions
  • 3-519
  • Rejection by carriers
  • 3-520
  • Wrongful performance of duty by inspector; improper influence; classification
  • 3-521
  • Civil penalties; hearing
  • 3-523
  • Venue of criminal actions
Article 4.2Arizona Iceberg Lettuce Research Council
  • 3-526.01
  • Arizona iceberg lettuce research council; appointment; term
  • 3-526.02
  • Powers and duties of the council
  • 3-526.03
  • Administrative services; reimbursement
  • 3-526.05
  • Failure to pay fee; penalty; hearing; violation; classification
  • 3-526.07
  • Indemnification of council members
Article 4.3Citrus, Fruit and Vegetable Advisory Council
  • 3-527.01
  • Citrus, fruit and vegetable advisory council; membership; terms; vacancy; compensation
  • 3-527.02
  • Powers and duties of the council
  • 3-527.03
  • Administrative services; reimbursement
  • 3-527.04
  • Indemnification of council members
Article 7Sale of Food Products by Producers
  • 3-562
  • Restrictions on sales by food producers prohibited
  • 3-563
  • Tax, license or fee against producers and purchasers prohibited
Article 9Arizona Grain Research and Promotion Council
  • 3-582
  • Arizona grain research and promotion council; appointment; term
  • 3-584
  • Powers and duties of the council
  • 3-585
  • Indemnification of council members
  • 3-586
  • Records of the council
  • 3-587
  • Budget and fees; report
  • 3-588
  • Administrative services; reimbursement
  • 3-589
  • Pledge or mortgage of grain; deduction of fee
  • 3-590
  • Arizona grain research trust fund
  • 3-591
  • Failure to make report
  • 3-593
  • Association of producers
  • 3-594
  • Petition and election to terminate council
Chapter 4
DAIRIES AND DAIRYING
Article 1General Provisions
  • 3-603
  • Powers and duties; state dairy supervisor; qualifications; production of papers; formal requirements of complaints
  • 3-604
  • Dairy inspectors; duties; powers; local officers
  • 3-605
  • Federal milk ordinance; health and sanitation provisions; exemption
  • 3-606
  • Sale of milk, milk products, raw milk and raw milk products; regulation
  • 3-607
  • Annual licenses; revocation; fees
  • 3-608
  • Distributing and manufacturing plants; records
  • 3-609
  • Financial condition of milk handlers; security; recovery on default; definition
  • 3-610
  • Diseased handlers of dairy products prohibited; health examination
  • 3-611
  • Tuberculin testing of dairy herds; veterinarian's certificate; other diseases; exclusion of animals from herds
  • 3-612
  • Dairy cows suspected of disease; quarantine; examination
  • 3-613
  • Importation of diseased animals
  • 3-614
  • Sale of products from diseased cow; classification
  • 3-615
  • Milk holding tanks; structural requirements; measuring device
  • 3-616
  • Milk holding tanks; tolerances of measuring devices
  • 3-617
  • Fat content; determination; fee; inspection of records and equipment
  • 3-618
  • Sampling by purchaser; preservation; records
  • 3-619
  • Qualification of sampler; license; certificate of proficiency; revocation
  • 3-620
  • Bacterial count; method; inspection of equipment
  • 3-621
  • Butterfat content; disagreement; procedure
  • 3-622
  • Regulation of manufactured milk products
  • 3-623
  • Manufacturing milk or cream; operating requirements; sanitation; sediment test tolerance; pasteurization
  • 3-624
  • Cheese; ingredients; pasteurized cheese; partskim cheese; labeling; cottage cheese excepted
  • 3-625
  • Frozen desserts; coloring matter; weight; butterfat content; ices and sherbets
  • 3-627
  • Brands for butter; labeling of dairy products; restrictions on use
  • 3-629
  • Oleomargarine; sale; representation as butter or milk product prohibited
  • 3-630
  • Adulterated products prohibited; exception; containers for poultry or stock feed; labeling
  • 3-631
  • Restraint of competition prohibited; discrimination against localities prohibited; allowances
  • 3-633
  • Enforcement duties of attorney general and county attorneys
  • 3-634
  • Violation; classification; injunctive relief; evidence of violation
Article 3Regulation of Trade and Real Milk Products
  • 3-662
  • Manufacture or sale not prohibited
  • 3-663
  • Labeling and advertising
  • 3-667
  • Rules and orders; delegation of duties; regulation of interstate products
  • 3-669
  • Deposit of monies; appropriation
  • 3-670
  • Violation; classification; injunctive relief and penalty for contempt
Chapter 5
REGULATION OF EGGS AND EGG PRODUCTS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 3-703
  • Definitions of inedible eggs
  • 3-704
  • Descriptive terms in general
  • 3-705
  • Standards of quality
  • 3-707
  • Allowances of tolerances
  • 3-708
  • Standards of size; determination by weight
  • 3-709
  • Supervisor of egg inspection; egg inspectors
  • 3-710
  • Powers and duties; preemption
  • 3-712
  • Sampling; methods; sample as evidence
  • 3-713
  • Presumption of sale from possession
  • 3-714
  • Annual licensing; application; fee; display; exceptions
  • 3-715
  • Sales of nest run eggs; unlawful designations
  • 3-716
  • Inspection fees; report and payment by dealers; exception; penalty; collection
  • 3-717
  • State egg inspection trust fund
  • 3-718
  • Sale of eggs; invoice; deterioration of eggs below grade; exceptions
  • 3-719
  • Reuse of standard cases and other containers; identification of eggs; expiration date markings; exceptions
  • 3-720
  • Containers not requiring markings; department of agriculture grades
  • 3-721
  • Trademark; filing; reuse
  • 3-722
  • Bulk lots; prohibition
  • 3-723
  • Price advertisements; designation of size and grade of eggs
  • 3-724
  • Misrepresentation of quality
  • 3-725
  • Egg products; rules; outofstate products; sanitary certificate
  • 3-726
  • Imported egg products; permit; inspection; certificate; containers; fee
  • 3-727
  • Refrigeration of eggs and egg products
  • 3-728
  • Nonconforming eggs; refusal of carrier to ship; reservation in bill of lading
  • 3-729
  • Violation by transporting agency
  • 3-730
  • Nonconforming eggs as nuisance; procedure for handling and abatement
  • 3-732
  • Eggs bearing warning tag or notice; removal of tag or movement of containers prohibited
  • 3-733
  • Unlawful acts and conduct
  • 3-734
  • Prosecutions by attorney general or county attorneys
  • 3-735
  • Arrests; appearance before magistrate; notice; written promise to appear; bail
  • 3-737
  • Violations; classification
  • 3-739
  • Violations; civil penalties; exception
Chapter 7
ARIZONA NATIVE PLANTS
Article 1Administration
  • 3-902
  • Administration and enforcement
  • 3-903
  • Protected group of plants; botanical names govern; categories of protected plants; power to add or remove plants; annual hearing
  • 3-904
  • Destruction of protected plants by private landowners; notice; exception
  • 3-905
  • Destruction of protected plants by state
  • 3-906
  • Collection and salvage of protected plants; procedures, permits, tags and seals; duration; exception
  • 3-907
  • Cutting or removal of harvest restricted plants for their byproducts, fiber or wood; procedures; exceptions
  • 3-908
  • Prohibited acts; use of permits, tags, seals and receipts
  • 3-909
  • Shipment of plants; exhibition of permit and certificate of inspection to carrier; sale of highly safeguarded plants
  • 3-910
  • Compiling information; reports; native plant surveys; investigations; technical advisory board
  • 3-911
  • Conservation and public education
  • 3-912
  • Rules; additional notice requirements
  • 3-913
  • Fiscal provisions; fees; Arizona protected native plant trust fund
  • 3-914
  • Board of supervisors; power to preserve plants
  • 3-916
  • Salvage of native plants by homeowners' association or other nonprofit organization; definition
Article 2Enforcement
  • 3-931
  • Enforcement powers and procedures
  • 3-932
  • Violation; classification; penalties
  • 3-933
  • Violation; civil penalty
  • 3-934
  • Injunction; violation; civil penalty
Chapter 8
ARIZONA COLISEUM AND EXPOSITION CENTER
Article 1General Provisions
  • 3-1001
  • Arizona exposition and state fair board; members; appointment; terms; vacancy; removal; oath; bond; meetings; report
  • 3-1002
  • Compensation of members; personal interest in contracts prohibited; classification
  • 3-1003
  • Arizona exposition and state fair board; powers and duties; compensation of employees
  • 3-1003.01
  • Qualifications of executive director, coliseum manager, and comptroller
  • 3-1003.02
  • Duties of the executive director and comptroller
  • 3-1004
  • Contracts with federal agencies
  • 3-1005
  • Arizona exposition and state fair fund
  • 3-1006
  • Change of name; body corporate
  • 3-1007.01
  • Naming of coliseum or auditorium in honor of war veterans
  • 3-1008
  • Issuance of revenue bonds; provisions of bonds; sale
  • 3-1010
  • Provision of bond resolution; covenants
Chapter 10
COTTON RESEARCH AND PROTECTION
Article 1Cotton Research and Protection Council
  • 3-1082
  • Cotton research and protection council; membership; terms; vacancy; compensation
  • 3-1083
  • Council powers and duties
  • 3-1084
  • Council staff; administrative services
  • 3-1085
  • Cotton research and protection council fund; use by director
  • 3-1086
  • Fees; collection; plow-up enforcement; budget; civil penalty
  • 3-1086.02
  • Pink bollworm eradication program; fee; registration; civil penalties
  • 3-1087
  • Deposit of fees; rebates; use of monies on termination
  • 3-1088
  • Failure to pay fee; penalty; hearing; violation; classification
  • 3-1090
  • Recommendation for termination of council; election
Chapter 11
OWNERSHIP, CONTROL AND REGULATION OF LIVESTOCK
Article 1Animal Services Division
  • 3-1202
  • Division council; members
  • 3-1203
  • General powers and duties; civil penalties
  • 3-1204
  • Powers and duties relating to the sheep and goat industries
  • 3-1205
  • Control of animal diseases; violation; classification
  • 3-1206
  • Suspension, revocation or termination of licenses and agreements; hearing
  • 3-1207
  • Cooperation with United States
  • 3-1208
  • Officers and inspectors; conditions of employment
  • 3-1211
  • State veterinarian; qualifications
  • 3-1212
  • Private practice prohibited
  • 3-1213
  • Acquisition and use of sodium pentobarbital or T61 euthanasia solution by county and local pounds
  • 3-1214
  • National animal identification system voluntary participation
Article 2Arizona Beef Council
  • 3-1232
  • Arizona beef council; appointment; term
  • 3-1233
  • Powers and duties of council
  • 3-1234
  • Acceptance of grants and gifts
  • 3-1235
  • Payments to organizations
  • 3-1236
  • Collection of additional amounts at time of brand inspection; disbursement
  • 3-1237
  • Failure to pay; violation; classification
Article 3Brands and Marks
  • 3-1261
  • Adoption and recording of brand and earmark; brand as property right; sale or transfer
  • 3-1262
  • Recording brand and earmark; lease of brand for transient livestock
  • 3-1263
  • Systems for recording or rerecording
  • 3-1264
  • Schedule for rerecording brands and earmarks
  • 3-1265
  • Failure to rerecord as abandonment
  • 3-1266
  • Fees for recording, rerecording and leasing
  • 3-1267
  • Certified copy of brand entries as evidence; brand on animals as evidence of ownership
  • 3-1268
  • Issuance of brand books; charge and expenses
  • 3-1269
  • Use of unrecorded brand prohibited; violation; classification; exception
Article 4Dominion Over Animals
  • 3-1291
  • Bill of sale required in transfer of livestock
  • 3-1292
  • Sale of livestock without lawful brand, bill of sale or power of attorney; classification; defenses
  • 3-1293
  • Procedure for owner to authorize another person to deal with animals; violation
  • 3-1294
  • Improperly maintaining a stallion or jack; classification; seizure and sale; expenses for care
  • 3-1295
  • Lien for feed, pasturage and other services
  • 3-1296
  • Ranging of unbranded range livestock prohibited; classification
  • 3-1297
  • Concealment of livestock killed or injured by railroad or motor vehicle; classification
  • 3-1298
  • Herding sheep or goats on land or water of another without consent; classification
  • 3-1299
  • Herding, grazing or pasturing sheep or goats on cattle range; classification; priority of right to use of range; exceptions
  • 3-1300
  • Overstocking land; classification; definition
  • 3-1301
  • Gathering cattle for tournament or contest without consent of owner; classification
  • 3-1302
  • Taking animal without consent of owner; classification
  • 3-1303
  • Driving livestock from range without consent of owner; classification
  • 3-1304
  • Branding or altering brand of animal of another; classification
  • 3-1305
  • Obliterating or changing brand or mark; classification
  • 3-1306
  • Prima facie guilt of owner of brand to which another brand is altered
  • 3-1307
  • Unlawfully killing, selling or purchasing livestock of another; classification; civil penalty; exception
  • 3-1308
  • Evidence of illegal possession of livestock
  • 3-1309
  • Proof of branding with brand of accused as tending to show conversion by accused
  • 3-1310
  • Abandonment of animal at boarding facility or veterinarian facility
  • 3-1311
  • Dogs killing or chasing livestock; liability of owner; classification
  • 3-1312
  • Transporting equine in a cruel manner; violation; classification; definitions
Article 5Livestock Inspection
  • 3-1331
  • Inspection required; powers and duties of livestock officers
  • 3-1332
  • Method, place and time of inspecting livestock
  • 3-1334
  • Inspection as to ownership of livestock
  • 3-1335
  • Certificate of inspection; delivery
  • 3-1336
  • Inspection of livestock to be slaughtered, sold or transported; fee; violation; classification
  • 3-1337
  • Service charge and inspection fee; selfinspection
  • 3-1339
  • Mobile slaughtering units; custom slaughtering; brand inspections
  • 3-1340
  • Unbranded livestock kept in close confinement; shipment, sale and inspection
  • 3-1341
  • Transportation of livestock by person without certificate of inspection, validated auction invoice or bill of sale; violation; classification
  • 3-1342
  • Alteration of certificate or record of inspection; classification
  • 3-1343
  • Substitution of animals after issuance of certificate of inspection; classification
  • 3-1344
  • Ownership and hauling certificates for equines; inspection; exemption; cancellation; fees
  • 3-1345
  • Transfer or issuance of ownership and hauling certificates; fees
  • 3-1346
  • Seasonal inspection for exhibition livestock; fee
  • 3-1347
  • Violation; classification
  • 3-1349
  • Inventory and monthly report of equine traders
  • 3-1350
  • Registry of equine rescue facilities; fees
Article 6Seizure of Livestock
  • 3-1371
  • Seizure of livestock by a livestock officer
  • 3-1372
  • Keeping livestock following seizure; expenses; use of livestock in criminal prosecution; sale of forfeited livestock; nonliability of state
  • 3-1373
  • Report of seizure; filing and docketing
  • 3-1374
  • Setting time for hearing on ownership of seized stock; issuance of summons
  • 3-1375
  • Service on owner of seized livestock; forfeiture proceedings on failure to respond
  • 3-1376
  • Hearing on claim; release or sale of seized livestock; appeals
  • 3-1377
  • Sale of seized stock; disposition of proceeds; livestock custody trust fund
  • 3-1378
  • Representation of livestock officer by county attorney
  • 3-1379
  • Notification required on seizure by government agencies
Article 7Seizure and Sale of Stray Animals
  • 3-1401
  • Definition of stray animal
  • 3-1402
  • Holding and sale of stray animals; repossession before and after sale; nonliability of state
  • 3-1403
  • Report by livestock officer or inspector; preliminary disposition of proceeds of sale
  • 3-1404
  • Payment of proceeds of sale to owner of stray
Article 8No-Fence Districts
  • 3-1422
  • Publication of order forming nofence district
  • 3-1423
  • Designation of stock driveway
  • 3-1424
  • Civil and criminal liability of person allowing stock to run at large within nofence district
  • 3-1425
  • Dissolution of district
  • 3-1427
  • Recovery for damage to unfenced lands; exception
  • 3-1428
  • Action to recover for damage done by livestock which break through lawful fence
  • 3-1429
  • Exemption of incorporated city or town from provisions of article
Article 9Beef Cattle Feed Lots
  • 3-1452
  • Feed lot operator's license; applications; fees; exemption
  • 3-1454
  • Standards of operations for feed lots
  • 3-1456
  • Suspension or revocation of licenses; hearing; appeal
  • 3-1457
  • Unlawful acts; classification
Article 10Ratite Production
  • 3-1481
  • Rules to regulate and protect ratite production; fees
Article 11Horses
  • 3-1491
  • Salt river horse herd; necessary interaction; written authorization; violation; classification; definition
  • 3-1492
  • Unlawful release of a domesticated horse; violation; classification
Chapter 12
LIVESTOCK INJURY AND DISEASES
Article 1Duties and Liabilities of Railroads
  • 3-1701
  • Report of killed or crippled livestock; inspection and removal; violation; classification; definition
  • 3-1702
  • Stock crossings required in fences enclosing rights of way; violation; classification
  • 3-1703
  • Liability for injury to livestock on unfenced railroad; contributory negligence
  • 3-1704
  • Liability of railroad for negligent injury of certain animals; injury or death as prima facie evidence of negligence; liability of owner for intentional damage
Article 2Seizure of Equine in Poor Physical Condition
  • 3-1721
  • Petition of seizure; notice of seizure; lien for expenses; forced sale; disposition of proceeds; nonliability of state; neglect or cruel treatment of equine; civil penalty; legal representation
Article 3Tuberculosis Control
  • 3-1741
  • Federal cooperation and agreements
  • 3-1742
  • Entry upon premises to inspect animals; condemnation of diseased animals
Article 4Brucellosis Control
  • 3-1772
  • Raw milk; registering and testing herd of producer
  • 3-1773
  • Brucellosis test and vaccinations
  • 3-1774
  • Disposition of reactors
  • 3-1776
  • Violations; classification
Chapter 13
SLAUGHTER OF ANIMALS AND SALE OF MEAT
Article 1Slaughter of Animals
  • 3-2002
  • Application for license to slaughter
  • 3-2003
  • Grant of licenses; fees; expiration date
  • 3-2005
  • Licensee's record of animals purchased or slaughtered; monthly copy for the department; violation; classification
  • 3-2006
  • Preslaughter brand inspection of hides
  • 3-2007
  • Purchase of uninspected hide; classification; exception
  • 3-2008
  • Receiving uninspected hides for transportation; sale of uninspected hides; classification
  • 3-2009
  • Transfer of license without fee
  • 3-2010
  • Identification of animals with drug residue; violation; classification
  • 3-2011
  • Slaughter of animals by producer or owner for own use; inspection of hides; violation; classification
  • 3-2012
  • Secreting hide; defacement of mark or brand; classification
  • 3-2013
  • Slaughter of animals for compensation without license; classification
  • 3-2015
  • Cooperation with federal government
  • 3-2016
  • Methods of slaughtering which are humane
Article 2State Meat Inspection
  • 3-2041
  • Chief veterinary meat inspector; appointment of inspectors; qualifications; bond
  • 3-2042
  • Inspection stamps and establishment numbers
  • 3-2043
  • Assignment of inspectors
  • 3-2044
  • Antemortem and postmortem inspection
  • 3-2045
  • Condemnation and appeal
  • 3-2046
  • Meat inspection rules; violation; classification
  • 3-2047
  • Application for state meat inspection service
  • 3-2048
  • Inspection of slaughtering establishments without state meat inspection service
  • 3-2050
  • Requirements for exempt processors
  • 3-2051
  • Requirements for slaughtering establishments with state meat inspection service
  • 3-2052
  • Construction and remodeling of slaughtering establishments
  • 3-2053
  • Slaughtering and mixing prohibition
  • 3-2054
  • Requirements for meat processors
  • 3-2055
  • Cooperation with other public health authorities
  • 3-2056
  • Inspection of meat; reentry inspection
  • 3-2058
  • Inspection of sanitation
Article 3Sale of Meat
  • 3-2081
  • Licenses for sale or exchange of meat or poultry; fee; records kept by licensee; expiration of license; violation; classification
  • 3-2082
  • Brand inspection of hides; violation; classification
  • 3-2083
  • Authority of inspector to search for and seize unstamped meat
  • 3-2085
  • Condemnation of product
  • 3-2086
  • Transfer of license without fee
  • 3-2087
  • Sales to state institutions
  • 3-2088
  • Requirements for processed, blended or prepared meat and meat food products; violation; classification
  • 3-2092
  • Violation; classification
  • 3-2095
  • Investigation of violations
  • 3-2097
  • Prosecution of violations
  • 3-2098
  • Suspension, revocation or wrongful closure; review or special action; compensation
Article 4Horsemeat
  • 3-2122
  • License to slaughter horses for human consumption; application; records required; appointment of inspectors
  • 3-2123
  • Slaughterhouses and processing houses; separation from other meat handling; inspection; hearing; revocation of license; exemption of retailers
  • 3-2124
  • Inspection of horses before and after slaughter; condemnation of unfit products
  • 3-2125
  • Labeling of horsemeat; requirements
  • 3-2126
  • Signs required for sale of horsemeat
  • 3-2127
  • Segregation of horsemeat products sold at retail from other meat products
  • 3-2128
  • Sale of horsemeat not for human consumption in hermetically sealed container or frozen package
  • 3-2129
  • Sale of horsemeat to state institutions prohibited
  • 3-2130
  • Unlawful use of horsemeat
  • 3-2131
  • Violation; classification
  • 3-2132
  • Labeling of equines other than horses
Article 5Poultry
  • 3-2152
  • State and federal cooperation
  • 3-2153
  • Antemortem and postmortem inspection; reinspection and quarantine
  • 3-2154
  • Sanitation, facilities and practices
  • 3-2155
  • Labeling and containers; standards
  • 3-2157
  • Complete coverage of official establishments
  • 3-2158
  • Articles not intended for human food; requirements for and regulation of intrastate commerce in dead, dying, disabled or diseased poultry; registration
  • 3-2159
  • Violations; classification
  • 3-2162
  • Exemptions and exceptions
  • 3-2163
  • Entry of materials into official establishment
  • 3-2166
  • Condemnation of product
Chapter 14
PREDATORY ANIMALS AND RODENTS
Article 1Control and Destruction
  • 3-2401
  • Control of destructive animals and noxious rodents; agreements and cooperation with federal agencies; exception
  • 3-2403
  • Disposition of furs, skins and specimens
  • 3-2404
  • Purchase and disposition of rodent control supplies
  • 3-2405
  • Powers of boards of supervisors
  • 3-2406
  • Violation; classification
Chapter 15
ANIMAL AND BIRD FEEDS
Article 1Commercial and Customer-Formula Feeds
  • 3-2602
  • Administration and enforcement
  • 3-2603
  • Enforcement and administrative powers
  • 3-2604
  • Publications; membership in professional organizations
  • 3-2605
  • Inspection; official samples; analysis; report
  • 3-2606
  • Inspection fees; quarterly statement by distributor; retention of records
  • 3-2607
  • Commercial feed trust fund; exemption
  • 3-2608
  • Restrictions upon enforcing officers
  • 3-2611.01
  • Maximum acceptable levels of aflatoxin; ammoniation of cottonseed and cottonseed products to reduce aflatoxin content
  • 3-2612
  • Adulteration; penalties payable to customer; hearing; definitions
  • 3-2614
  • Cease and desist orders
  • 3-2615
  • Seizure, condemnation and sale of noncomplying feed
  • 3-2616
  • Violations; notice; criminal classification; injunctive relief; exceptions
Article 2Egg Mash
  • 3-2641
  • Marking and labeling egg mash containers; violation; classification
Article 3Garbage Fed to Swine
  • 3-2662
  • Administration and enforcement
  • 3-2663
  • Revocation or refusal of permit
  • 3-2664
  • Permit to feed garbage to swine; exception
  • 3-2665
  • Application for permit; fee
  • 3-2666
  • Permit for removal of swine from premises
  • 3-2667
  • Cooking or other treatment of garbage
  • 3-2668
  • Inspection and investigation of garbage treatment; records
  • 3-2669
  • Violation; classification
Article 4Meat Used as Animal Food
  • 3-2692
  • Decharacterization of fresh meat to be used as animal food
  • 3-2693
  • Inspection of establishments selling meat for animal food
  • 3-2694
  • Violation; classification
  • 3-2695
  • Collecting dead stock by tallow and rendering companies
Chapter 16
AQUACULTURE
Article 1General Provisions
  • 3-2902
  • Supervisor of aquaculture
  • 3-2903
  • Regulatory powers of the director
  • 3-2904
  • Quality and disease control
  • 3-2905
  • Inspections and certification of facilities
  • 3-2906
  • Seizure and quarantine; hearing
  • 3-2907
  • Licenses; fee; exemption
  • 3-2909
  • Protecting aquatic wildlife
  • 3-2910
  • Unauthorized removal of aquatic animals or plants from aquaculture facility; classification
  • 3-2911
  • Cease and desist orders; hearing; subpoena; injunctions; revocation or suspension of license; probation
Chapter 17
AGRICULTURAL SAFETY
Article 1General Provisions
  • 3-3103
  • Assistant director for the office of agricultural safety
  • 3-3104
  • Duties of employer and employee
  • 3-3107
  • Inspection of places and practices of employment; employee initiation of investigation; violation; injunction; classification
  • 3-3108
  • Development of standards and rules
  • 3-3109
  • Emergency temporary standards
  • 3-3113
  • Penalties; violation; classification
  • 3-3114
  • Additional penalty for wilful or repeated violation causing employee permanent disability or death covered by workers' compensation; payment to employee; enforcement
  • 3-3120
  • Employee discharge or discrimination
  • 3-3121
  • Trade secrets; confidentiality
  • 3-3122
  • Employer and employee representation
  • 3-3123
  • Testimony of witnesses; compensation; order of superior court to appear
  • 3-3124
  • Agricultural education and training program
  • 3-3302
  • Agricultural easements; purpose; program termination
  • 3-3303
  • Arizona agricultural protection commission; report
  • 3-3304
  • Arizona agricultural protection fund
  • 3-3305
  • Qualifying applicants for funding agricultural easement proposal
  • 3-3307
  • Criteria for awarding grants
  • 3-3308
  • Terms of agricultural easement
Chapter 19
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES SERVICES DIVISION
Article 1General Provisions
Article 2State Administration of Weights and Measures
  • 3-3411
  • Standard weights and measures
  • 3-3413
  • Technical requirements for commercial devices
  • 3-3414
  • Powers and duties; definition
  • 3-3415
  • Enforcement powers of the associate director, agents and inspectors
  • 3-3416
  • State metrology laboratory; operation; standards; testing
  • 3-3417
  • Fees to state general fund
  • 3-3418
  • Disposition of seized property
  • 3-3419
  • Consultation and training program; inspection training program
Article 3Method of Sale of Commodities and Services
  • 3-3432
  • Sale, delivery or consignment of motor fuel; temperature presumption
  • 3-3433
  • Standards for motor fuel; exceptions
  • 3-3434
  • Area C; standards for motor fuel; exceptions
  • 3-3435
  • Heating of motor fuel prohibited
  • 3-3436
  • Dispensing motor fuel; holdopen latches; grip guards; definition
  • 3-3437
  • Aversive or bittering agent in engine coolant and antifreeze; liability limitation; exceptions; violation; classification
Article 4Licensing, Testing and Certification
  • 3-3451
  • Licensing devices used for commercial purposes; authorization to test devices used for all other purposes; fees; certification; issuance of license; violation; classification
  • 3-3452
  • Licensing fees; proration; cancellation for nonpayment
  • 3-3453
  • License as public weighmaster or deputy weighmaster required; application; fee; renewal; training; exemptions
  • 3-3454
  • License required as registered service agency or registered service representative; qualifications; application; fees; renewal
Article 5Regulation
  • 3-3471
  • Registered service representative; powers; violation; classification
  • 3-3472
  • Revocation or suspension of licenses; procedure; judicial review
  • 3-3473
  • Violations; classification; jurisdiction
  • 3-3474
  • Presumptive evidence of use
  • 3-3475
  • Civil penalties; hearing
  • 3-3476
  • Delinquent civil penalties and fees
Article 6Motor Fuel
  • 3-3491
  • Standards for oxygenated fuel; volatility; exceptions
  • 3-3492
  • Area A; sale of gasoline; oxygen content
  • 3-3493
  • Area A; fuel reformulation; rules
  • 3-3494
  • Area C; fuel reformulation; rules
  • 3-3495
  • Area B; sale of gasoline; oxygen content
  • 3-3496
  • Use of gasoline purchased outside of area A or area B
Article 7Gasoline Vapor Control
  • 3-3512
  • Stage I vapor recovery systems
  • 3-3514
  • Stage I rule effectiveness; enhanced enforcement
  • 3-3515
  • Stage II vapor recovery systems
Chapter 20
PEST MANAGEMENT DIVISION
Article 1General Provisions
  • 3-3602
  • Applicability of chapter; state preemption
  • 3-3603
  • Powers and duties of director
  • 3-3604
  • Pest management trust fund
  • 3-3605
  • Pest management division council; members; duties
  • 3-3606
  • Pesticide applications at schools and child care facilities; advance notification; exemptions
Article 2Certification, Registration and Licensure
  • 3-3611
  • License and registration exemptions
  • 3-3612
  • Political subdivisions; exemptions; definition
  • 3-3613
  • Landscapers; records; civil penalties
  • 3-3614
  • Applicator certification; categories
  • 3-3615
  • Business license; financial security
  • 3-3616
  • Qualifying party; registration
  • 3-3617
  • Branch office; branch supervisor
Article 3Regulation
  • 3-3621
  • Disciplinary action; grounds; procedure
  • 3-3622
  • Joint responsibility; burden of proof
  • 3-3623
  • Civil penalties; suspension
  • 3-3624
  • Unlawful acts; violations; classification
  • 3-3625
  • Business license; principals; definition
Article 4Wood-Destroying Organisms
  • 3-3631
  • Termite action report form; exemption
  • 3-3632
  • Wooddestroying organisms; treatment proposal; form; retention; exception
  • 3-3633
  • Wooddestroying insect inspection reports