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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC

DIVISION 4. PLANT QUARANTINE AND PEST CONTROL [5001 - 8808]

  ( Division 4 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

PART 1. GENERALLY [5001 - 6299]

  ( Part 1 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

CHAPTER 9. Specific Pest Control and Abatement Provisions [5901 - 6049]

  ( Chapter 9 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

ARTICLE 6. Field Rodents [6021 - 6024]
  ( Article 6 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

6021.
  

If the director receives a report from the executive officer of the State Department of Health Services which states that field rodents in a certain area carry, or are likely to carry, any disease, insect, or other vector of any disease which is transmissible and injurious to humans, he shall forthwith advise the commissioner of the county in which such rodents exist.

(Amended by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1252.)

6022.
  

The commissioner shall cooperate in suppressing field rodents and insects, or other associated vectors of rodent-borne diseases transmissible and injurious to humans.

(Amended by Stats. 1967, Ch. 897.)

6023.
  

The director shall cooperate by entering into an agreement pursuant to Section 482 for the purpose of suppressing the field rodents and insects or other associated vectors in the reported areas and in neighboring areas, to prevent the spread of the rodents and insects, or other associated vectors.

(Amended by Stats. 1967, Ch. 897.)

6024.
  

In order to carry out the purposes of this article, the director or commissioner may enter upon any and all premises within any reported area or neighboring area to bait, trap, expose chemically treated baits, or perform any act which he deems necessary for the purpose of suppressing, destroying, or repelling the rodents and insects, or other associated vectors.

(Amended by Stats. 1967, Ch. 897.)

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