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3-203 - Quarantine of infected and diseased plants; notice; hearing
3-203. Quarantine of infected and diseased plants; notice; hearing
A. When a plant or any other thing is found infested or infected by or to contain or harbor a crop pest or disease, the director shall place thereon a written warning or notice, stating:
1. That the plant or thing is held under quarantine by the department.
2. That all persons are forbidden to remove or otherwise disturb the plant or thing pending further action by the department under section 3-204 or 3-205.
B. The director shall, as soon as practical, notify in writing the owner or person in charge of the plant or thing, if he can be found within the county, of his finding the crop pest or disease, stating the name thereof, and giving a sufficient description of the plant or thing by name, location or otherwise in order that it may be readily identified.
C. An owner or person in charge of a plant or thing that is subject to this section may request a hearing pursuant to title 41, chapter 6, article 10, but the request for a hearing shall not stay necessary abatement action under section 3-204 or 3-205.