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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC


  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

CHAPTER 5. Fertilizing Materials [14501 - 14682]

  ( Chapter 5 repealed and added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 504, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 7. Tonnage Reports [14621 - 14623]
  ( Article 7 added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 504, Sec. 2. )


The last licensee selling or distributing fertilizing material shall submit a tonnage report, on a form or a computer printout format approved by the secretary, containing information on shipments received or deliveries made during specified periods designated by the secretary.

(Amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 490, Sec. 15. Effective January 1, 2006.)


(a) The secretary shall publish, at least annually, a tonnage report. The secretary shall distribute the report and may charge a fee to cover the actual cost of publishing and distributing the report.

(b) Any information furnished to the secretary under this chapter shall not be disclosed in such a way as to divulge the business practices of any licensee.

(Amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 490, Sec. 16. Effective January 1, 2006.)


The tonnage report shall be submitted to the secretary semiannually not later than January 31 and July 31 of each year. The secretary shall impose a penalty in the amount of two hundred dollars ($200) on any person who does not submit the report on or before those dates. Any tonnage report that is more than 90 days past due is a cause for revocation of the license.

(Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 257, Sec. 11. (AB 856) Effective January 1, 2010.)

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