Unless a different penalty is prescribed, a violation of parts 6216.0265, 6216.0280 to 6216.0290, or 6216.0400 to 6216.0500 is a misdemeanor as set forth in Minnesota Statutes, section 84D.13. Where a violation has occurred, the department may confiscate the prohibited invasive species, regulated invasive species, or unlisted nonnative species immediately upon discovery wherever found and, at the department's discretion, destroy it. Where infested water is being appropriated, or diverted or transported without a permit, or otherwise contrary to the provisions of parts 6216.0100 to 6216.0600, the department may order that the activities cease. Any expense or loss in connection with enforcement of the order shall be borne by the permittee or responsible person.
20 SR 2292(NO. 43); 22 SR 2076; L 2004 c 243 s 40
June 11, 2008