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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC


  ( Division 23 repealed (by Sec. 154) and added by Stats. 1981, Ch. 714, Sec. 156. )

CHAPTER 6. Shipment of Plants [80151 - 80152]
  ( Chapter 6 added by Stats. 1981, Ch. 714, Sec. 156. )


No person or common carrier shall transport, or receive or possess for transportation, any native plant or any wood, or part thereof, except its fruit or manufactured wood articles, that requires a permit, wood receipt, or tag and seal, unless the person offering the plant for shipment furnishes to the person or common carrier a valid permit therefor, and any required wood receipts, and has securely and properly attached thereto any required tag and seal. If for transportation outside of the state, the plant shall also bear a certificate of inspection by the department.

(Added by renumbering Section 70700 by Stats. 1984, Ch. 144, Sec. 87.)


All native plant species or varieties subject to this division, when not grown in California and imported into this state, shall be declared at a California agricultural inspection station or an office of the department, and proceed to destination under quarantine orders issued by agents of the department employed at the station or office. Any person transporting any plant species or varieties subject to this division from outside the state into California shall have in his or her possession a valid bill of sale for those native plants, and such permits and tags as may be required by the state of origin, and shall produce the bill of sale as well as any permits and tags for inspection by any duly authorized person as described in this division or any peace officer of the state as a requirement for entry into the state of the native plants.

(Added by renumbering Section 70701 by Stats. 1984, Ch. 144, Sec. 88.)

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