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18C.425 APPLICATION AND INSPECTION FEES.
    Subdivision 1. Fertilizer license. (a) An application for a license for each fixed location to
be covered by the license within the state must be accompanied by a nonrefundable application
fee of $100.
(b) An application for a license for all fixed locations of a firm outside of the state must be
accompanied by a nonrefundable application fee of $100.
(c) An application for a license to cover mobile mechanical units must be accompanied by
a nonrefundable application fee of $100 for the first unit operated by one distributor and $50
for each additional mobile mechanical unit.
    Subd. 2. Specialty fertilizer registration. An application for registration of a specialty
fertilizer must be accompanied by a nonrefundable application fee of $100 for each brand and
grade to be sold or distributed as provided in section 18C.411.
    Subd. 3. Soil amendment and plant amendment registration. An application for
registration of a soil amendment or plant amendment must be accompanied by a nonrefundable
application fee of $200 for each brand sold or distributed as provided in section 18C.411.
    Subd. 3a. Genetically engineered fertilizer, genetically engineered soil amendment, or
genetically engineered plant amendment permit. An application for a genetically engineered
fertilizer, genetically engineered soil amendment, or genetically engineered plant amendment
permit must be accompanied by a nonrefundable application fee of $125.
    Subd. 4. Fee for late application. If an application for renewal of a fertilizer license or
registration of a specialty fertilizer, soil amendment, or plant amendment is not filed before
January 1 or July 1 of a year, as required, an additional application fee of one-half of the amount
due must be paid before the renewal license or registration may be issued.
    Subd. 5.[Repealed, 2007 c 45 art 1 s 66]
    Subd. 6. Inspection fees. The person responsible for payment of the inspection fees for
fertilizers, soil amendments, or plant amendments sold and used in this state must pay an
inspection fee of 30 cents per ton of fertilizer, soil amendment, and plant amendment sold or
distributed in this state, with a minimum of $10 on all tonnage reports. Products sold or distributed
to manufacturers or exchanged between them are exempt from the inspection fee imposed by this
subdivision if the products are used exclusively for manufacturing purposes.
History: 1989 c 326 art 6 s 25; 1991 c 250 s 18; 1997 c 216 s 29-32; 1Sp2005 c 1 art 1 s 26