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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC

DIVISION 6. PEST CONTROL OPERATIONS [11401 - 12408]

  ( Heading of Division 6 amended by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1187. )

CHAPTER 6. Agricultural Pest Control Advisers [12001 - 12054]

  ( Chapter 6 repealed and added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1276. )

ARTICLE 4. Agricultural Pest Control Advisory Committee [12041 - 12047]
  ( Article 4 repealed and added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 459, Sec. 4. )

12041.
  

The Agricultural Pest Control Advisory Committee, which was established by Chapter 1276 of the Statutes of 1971, is hereby abolished.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 459, Sec. 4.)

12042.
  

There is in the department an Agricultural Pest Control Advisory Committee, appointed by the secretary or director, consisting of the following members:

(a) One member representing agricultural pest control advisers.

(b) One member representing agricultural pest control businesses.

(c) One member representing pest control maintenance gardeners.

(d) One member representing pest control aircraft pilots.

(e) One member representing pesticide dealers.

(f) One member representing commercial applicator certificate holders.

(g) One member representing registrants, as defined in Section 12755.

(h) One member representing the California Agricultural Commissioners and Sealers Association.

(i) One member representing the University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, who is nominated by the board of regents and who specializes in pest management.

(j) One member representing the Board of Trustees of the California State University system.

(k) One member representing the Board of Governors of the California Community College system.

(l) One member representing producers, as defined in Section 56110.

(m) One member representing the general public.

(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 460, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2005.)

12043.
  

The public member shall be appointed to the committee by the director from nominees recommended by the committee. The public member shall represent the interests of the general public in all matters coming before the committee and shall have the same voting and other rights and immunities as other members of the committee.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 459, Sec. 4.)

12044.
  

It is hereby declared, as a matter of legislative determination, that members appointed to the Agricultural Pest Control Advisory Committee pursuant to this article are intended to represent and further the interest of a particular agricultural industry concerned, and that this representation and furtherance is intended to serve the public interest. Accordingly, the Legislature finds that, with respect to persons who are appointed to the committee, the particular agricultural industry concerned is tantamount to, and constitutes, the public generally within the meaning of Section 87103 of the Government Code.

(Added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 459, Sec. 4.)

12045.
  

Except as provided in Section 12046, the term of office of the members of the committee is three years. Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term.

(Added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 459, Sec. 4.)

12046.
  

Initial appointments to the committee shall be made as follows:

(a) Representatives for the public, the California Community College system, the State University system, and the pest control maintenance gardeners shall be appointed for one year.

(b) Representatives for pest control aircraft pilots, commercial applicator certificate holders, pesticide dealers, registrants as defined in Section 12755, and the California Agricultural Commissioners and Sealers Association shall be appointed for two years.

(c) Representatives for agricultural pest control advisers, agricultural pest control businesses, the University of California Extension Service, and producers shall be appointed for three years.

(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 460, Sec. 5. Effective January 1, 2005.)

12047.
  

The committee shall be advisory to the director in all matters concerning the licensing, certification, and regulation of persons and firms licensed or certified pursuant to this division, and shall meet on the call of the director.

(Added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 459, Sec. 4.)

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