Definition of terms.
Annual application for registration of apiaries--Contents--Revocation of landowner
or lessee's placement authorization--Approval or rejection of registration--Hearings--Violation as misdemeanor--Civil penalty.
Minimum distance between apiaries--Beekeepers excepted on own property.
Identification of apiary--Violation as misdemeanor.
Abandoned apiary--Destruction, treatment or seizure of bees and equipment.
Application for entrance permit--Action by secretary--Failure to apply for permit as
Apiary fund established--Purpose--Appropriations.
Movable frames required in hives--Violation as misdemeanor.
Sealing of diseased hives required--Violation as misdemeanor--Additional penalty.
Infested colony or apiary as public nuisance--Treatment or destruction of infested
apiaries--Violation as misdemeanor--Additional penalty.
Exposure of infected bees or equipment as misdemeanor--Additional penalty.
Inspection programs--Employment of personnel--Investigation and control of
diseases--Movement of bees in and out of state.
False information or hindering of enforcement as misdemeanor.
Access of departmental personnel to premises and apiaries.
Certificate of inspection--Issuance and contents--Certificate of health--Duration--Revocation.
Written order by secretary to treat or destroy apiary, regulated pests or exotic bees--Action by secretary if order not obeyed--Secretary authorized to sell salvageable
equipment and bees.
Hearing--Staying of effective date of order--Exception--Affirmation, amendment or
revocation of order.
Failure to comply with order--Strict liability for costs of destruction.
Quarantine of bees, equipment, and premises--Unauthorized removal or handling as
misdemeanor--Continuation until determination by secretary.
Written order to place honey house in sanitary condition--Failure to obey as
Certificate of health or compliance agreement required for bees and used bee
equipment imported from another state--Importation without certificate or
compliance agreement as misdemeanor.
Certificate of health--Content--Based on actual inspection.
Unlawfully imported bees subject to seizure--Destruction or treatment if found to be
infested--Notice of intent to seize--Owner to comply with provisions of this chapter
or remove bees from state--Assessments of costs.
Certificate of inspection required to transfer ownership of bees or used bee
equipment--Copy to recipient of bees--Violation as misdemeanor.
Request to enter compliance agreement or for additional inspections by departmental
personnel--Fees and expenses.
Promulgation of rules by secretary.
Restriction on movement of bees and related articles from quarantined area--Promulgation of rules.
Promotion of honey and by-products.
Honey industry fund.
Administration of honey industry fund--Donation--Expenditures.
Promulgation of rules for honey industry fund.
Annual honey assessment.
Dissemination of information and instruction concerning honey assessment.