18G.05 DISCOVERY OF PLANT PESTS; OFFICIAL MARKING OF INFESTED OR
Upon knowledge of the existence of a dangerous or injurious plant pest or invasive species
within the state, the commissioner may conspicuously mark all plants, infested areas, materials,
and articles known or suspected to be infected or infested with the plant pest or invasive species.
Persons, owners, or tenants in possession of the premises or area in which the existence of the
plant pest or invasive species is suspected must be notified by the commissioner with prescribed
control measures. A person must comply with the commissioner's control order within the
prescribed time. If the commissioner determines that satisfactory control or mitigation of the pest
has been achieved, the order must be released.
History: 2003 c 128 art 4 s 5