Title 7--AGRICULTURE
Chapter III--ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF


51, the Director of the Office of the Federal Register has approved for incorporation by reference in 7 CFR chapter III the Plant Protection and Quarantine Treatment Manual,...


Agriculture Handbook No. 188 by the United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, has been approved for incorporation by reference in 7 CFR chapter III by the Director...


National Seed Health System, which was published on February 25, 2000, by the National Seed Health System (NSHS), has been approved for incorporation...


which was published on February 27, 2001, by the National Seed Health System (NSHS), has been approved for incorporation by reference in 7 CFR chapter III by the...


Publication No. 4, ``Requirements for the Establishment of Pest Free Areas,'' which was published February 1996 by the International Plant Protection Convention of...


17, 1997, unless otherwise noted. Move (moved, movement). Shipped, offered to a common carrier for shipment, received for transportation or transported by a...


movement of certain imported plants and plant parts. (a) In accordance with part 319 of this chapter, some plants and plant parts may only be imported into the...


of regulated articles. Source: 54 FR 32791, Aug. 10, 1989, unless otherwise noted. The conterminous 48 States and the District of Columbia are...


following definitions apply: Administrator. The Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), or any person authorized to act for the Administrator. ...


regulated articles: \3 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- \3\ Permit and other requirements for the insterstate movement...


designate as a protected area in paragraph (c) of this section any State that has eradicated rust-susceptible plants of the genera Berberis, Mahoberberis, and Mahonia...


(a) Non-protected areas. (1) Interstate movement of regulated articles into or through any State or area that is not designated a protected area under Sec. 301.38-3(c)...


and cancellation of certificates. (a) Any person, other than a person authorized to issue certificates under paragraph (c) of this section, who desires to move...


(a) Any State may enter into a written compliance agreement with any person who grows or handles regulated articles in a protected area, or moves interstate regulated...


(a) The certificate required for the interstate movement of a regulated article must, at all times during the interstate movement, be attached to the outside of the...


an inspector \4\ during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., will be furnished without cost to persons requiring the services. The United States...


specified regulated articles. Source: 58 FR 39423, July 23, 1993, unless otherwise noted. (a) Notice of quarantine. Pursuant to the provisions of ,...


in this subpart shall be construed as the plural, and vice versa, as the case may demand. The following terms, when used in this subpart, shall be construed, respectively,...


generally infested areas. (a) Generally infested areas. The Administrator shall list as generally infested areas in Sec. 301.45-3 each State or each portion...


described below are designated as generally infested areas: Connecticut The entire State. ...


regulated articles and outdoor household articles from generally infested areas. (a) Regulated articles and outdoor household articles from generally infested areas. (1)...


and outdoor household article documents. (a) A certificate may be issued by an inspector for the movement of a regulated article or an outdoor household article...


(a) Any person engaged in the business of growing, handling, or moving regulated articles may enter into a compliance agreement to facilitate the movement of such articles...


household articles. Persons (other than those authorized to use certificates or limited permits, or reproductions thereof, under Sec. 301.45-5(c)) who desire to...


and outdoor household article documents. (a) A certificate, limited permit, or OHA document required for the interstate movement of a regulated article or...


Any properly identified inspector is authorized to stop and inspect, and to seize, destroy, or otherwise dispose of, or require disposal of regulated articles,...


a permit for, and otherwise governing the movement of, live gypsy moths in interstate or foreign commerce are contained in the Federal Plant Pest Regulations in part...


inspector shall be furnished without cost. The U.S. Department of Agriculture will not be responsible for any costs or charges incident to inspections or compliance with...


issue certificates. (a) Any qualified certified applicator may be disqualified from issuing certificates by the Administrator if he determines that one of...


movement of regulated articles. Source: 44 FR 24035, Apr. 24, 1979, unless otherwise noted. Quarantine and Regulations ...


form in this subpart shall be deemed to import the plural and vice versa, as the case may demand. The following terms, when used in this subpart shall be construed,...


regulated airports. (a) An inspector may declare any airport within a quarantined State to be a regulated airport when he or she determines that adult...


designation, of regulated airports. Upon designating, or terminating the designation of, an airport as regulated, the inspector shall give written notice to the official...


regulated articles from quarantined States. A regulated article may be moved interstate from a regulated airport to any State \1\ designated in Sec. 301.48(b)...


pests. Any properly identified inspector is authorized to stop and inspect, and to seize, destroy, or otherwise dispose of or require disposal of regulated articles...


Regulations requiring a permit for and otherwise governing the movement of live Japanese beetles in interstate or foreign commerce are contained in the Federal Plant Pest Regulations...


U.S. Department of Agriculture disclaims liability for any costs incident to inspections or compliance with the provisions of the quarantine and regulations in this subpart other...


(a) Any person engaged in the business of moving regulated articles may enter into a compliance agreement to facilitate the movement of such articles under this subpart....


Source: 57 FR 54496, Nov. 19, 1992, unless otherwise noted. Regulated articles may be moved interstate from any quarantined area only in accordance...


Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, or any individual authorized to act for the Administrator. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). The...


regulated articles: (a) Pine products (Pinus spp.), as follows: Bark nuggets (including bark chips); Christmas trees; logs with bark attached; lumber with bark...


otherwise provided in paragraph (b) of this section, the Administrator will list as a quarantined area, in paragraph (c) of this section, each State, or each portion of a State,...


regulated articles from quarantined areas. Any regulated article may be moved interstate from a quarantined area \2\ only if moved under the...


limited permits. (a) A certificate will be issued by an inspector \3\ for the interstate movement of a regulated article if the inspector...


(a) Any person engaged in growing, handling, or moving regulated articles may enter into a compliance agreement when an inspector determines that the person understands...


(a) Any person (other than a person authorized to issue certificates or limited permits under Sec. 301.50-5(c)), who desires to move a regulated article...


limited permits. (a) A certificate or limited permit required for the interstate movement of a regulated article must be attached, at all times during the...


the inspector during normal business hours (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays) will be furnished without cost. The user will be responsible for all costs...


for use on pine logs with bark attached, pine lumber with bark attached, pine bark nuggets (including bark chips), and pine stumps, as follows: Logs, lumber, and stumps...


Mar. 7, 1997, unless otherwise noted. Administrator. The Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, or any individual authorized to act for...


regulated articles: (a) Firewood (all hardwood species), and green lumber and other material living, dead, cut, or fallen, inclusive of nursery stock, logs, stumps,...


otherwise provided in paragraph (b) of this section, the Administrator will list as a quarantined area in paragraph (c) of this section, each State or each portion of a State...


regulated articles from quarantined areas. (a) Any regulated article may be moved interstate from a quarantined [[Page 45]] area only if moved under...


limited permits. (a) An inspector \1\ or person operating under a compliance agreement will issue a certificate for the interstate movement of a regulated article...


(a) Persons engaged in growing, handling, or moving regulated articles interstate may enter into a compliance agreement \3\ if such persons review with an inspector...


(a) Persons requiring certification or other services must request the services from an inspector \4\ at least 48 hours before the services...


limited permits. (a) A regulated article must be plainly marked with the name and address of the consignor and the name and address of the consignee and must have...


the inspector during normal business hours will be furnished without cost to persons requiring the services. The user will be responsible for all costs and charges arising...


regulated articles. Source: 32 FR 16385, Nov. 30, 1967, unless otherwise noted. Quarantine and Regulations (a) Notice...


in this subpart shall be deemed to import the plural, and vice versa, as the case may demand. The following terms, when used in this subpart, shall be construed, respectively...


areas and suppressive or generally infested areas. The Deputy Administrator shall publish and amend from time to time as the facts warrant, the following lists: ...


The civil divisions and part of civil divisions described below are designated as pink bollworm regulated areas within the meaning of the provisions of...


(a) Certificates may be issued for any regulated articles by any inspector if he determines that they are eligible for certification for movement to any...


(a) Any person engaged in the business of growing, handling, or moving regulated articles may enter into a compliance agreement to facilitate the movement of such...


Persons (other than those authorized to use certificates, limited permits, or restricted destination permits, or reproductions thereof, under Sec. 301.52-4(e)) who desire...


(a) If a certificate or permit is required for the interstate movement of regulated articles, the certificate or permit shall be securely attached to the outside...


pests. Any properly identified inspector is authorized to stop and inspect, and to seize, destroy, or otherwise dispose of, or require disposal of regulated articles...


requiring a permit for, and otherwise governing the movement of live pink bollworms in interstate or foreign commerce are contained in the Federal Plant Pest regulations in...


The U.S. Department of Agriculture disclaims liability for any costs incident to inspections or compliance with the provisions of the quarantine and regulations in this subpart, other...


Oct. 14, 2003, unless otherwise noted. Administrator. The Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, or any individual authorized to act for...


regulated articles: (a) The emerald ash borer; firewood of all hardwood species; nursery stock, green lumber, and other material living, dead, cut, or fallen, including...


otherwise provided in paragraph (b) of this section, the Administrator will list as a quarantined area in paragraph (c) of this section each State or each portion of a State in...


regulated articles from quarantined areas. Regulated articles may be moved interstate from a quarantined area only if moved under the following conditions: (a) With...


limited permits. (a) An inspector \1\ or person operating under a compliance agreement will issue a certificate for the interstate movement of a regulated article if he...


(a) Persons engaged in growing, handling, or moving regulated articles interstate may enter into a compliance agreement \3\ if such persons review with an inspector...


(a) Persons requiring certification or other services must request the services from an inspector \4\ at least 48 hours before the services...


permits. (a) A regulated article must be plainly marked with the name and address of the consignor and the name and address of the consignee and must have...


the inspector during normal business hours will be furnished without cost to persons requiring the services. The user will be responsible for all costs and charges arising...


in the singular form in this subpart shall be construed as a plural and vice versa, as the case may demand. The following terms, when used in this subpart, shall be...


(a) The following fruits are regulated articles: Apple (Malus sylvestris) Apricot (Prunus armeniaca) Avocado (Persea americana) Calamondin orange (X...


(a) Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (b) of this section, the Deputy Administrator shall list as a regulated area in paragraph (c) of this section, each quarantined State,...


of regulated articles from regulated areas in quarantined States. Any regulated article may be moved interstate from any regulated area in a quarantined State into...


and limited permits. (a) A certificate shall be issued by an inspector for the movement of a regulated article if such inspector: (1)(i) Determines that it...


(a) Any person engaged in the business of growing, handling, or moving regulated articles may enter into a compliance agreement to facilitate the movement...


(a) Any person (other than a person authorized to issue certificates or limited permits under Sec. 301.64-5(c)), who desires to move interstate a...


limited permits. (a) A certificate or limited permit required for the interstate movement of a regulated article, at the times during such movement, shall...


The service of the inspector shall be furnished without cost. The U.S. Department of Agriculture will not be responsible for any costs or charges incident to inspections or compliance...


regulated articles must be one of the following: (a) Apple, grapefruit, orange, pear, plum, pomegranate, quince, and tangerine. Cold treatment in accordance with the...


Source: 65 FR 35264, June 2, 2000, unless otherwise noted. No person may move interstate from any quarantined area any regulated article except in...


to this subpart. Administrator. The Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, or any person authorized to act for the Administrator. Animal and...


regulated articles: (a) All plant material and plant parts of Prunus (stone fruit) species other than P. avium, P. cerasus, P. effusa, P. laurocerasus, P. mahaleb, P. padus,...


in paragraph (b) of this section, the Administrator will list as a quarantined area in paragraph (c) of this section each State, or each portion of a State, in which...


from quarantined areas. The interstate movement of any regulated article from a quarantined area \2\ is prohibited...


individuals are eligible to receive compensation from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to mitigate losses or expenses incurred because of the plum pox quarantine and...


13, 1985, unless otherwise noted. Notice of Quarantine and Regulations ACC coverage. The crop insurance coverage against Asiatic...


may not be moved interstate from a quarantined area expect in accordance with this subpart. (b) Regulated articles moved from a quarantined area with a limited...


plant parts, including fruit and seeds, or any of the following: All species, clones, cultivars, strains, [[Page 68]] varieties, and hybrids of the genera Citrus...


or portions of States are designated as quarantined areas: Florida Broward and Dade Counties. That portion of the...


(a) The following are designated as commercial citrus-producing areas: AmericanSamoa Arizona California Florida Guam Hawaii Louisiana Northern...


quarantined area, general requirements. No regulated article may be moved interstate from a quarantined area unless all of the following conditions are met: ...


quarantined area. (a) Regulated fruit produced in a quarantined area. Regulated fruit may be moved interstate from a quarantined area into any area of the United...


Regulated seed may be moved interstate from a quarantined area into any area of the United States if all of the following conditions are met: ...


quarantined area for experimental or scientific purposes. A regulated article may be moved interstate from a quarantined area if: (a) Moved by the United...


quarantined area. Any regulated article not produced in a quarantined area may be moved interstate through a quarantined area, without a certificate, limited permit,...


fruit for which treatment is required by this subpart must be treated in one of the following ways in the presence of an inspector, or at a facility whose owner...


(a) Issuance and withdrawal. (1) Certificates and limited permits may be issued for the interstate movement of regulated articles only by an inspector or by persons operating under...


person engaged in the business of growing or handling regulated articles for interstate movement may enter into a compliance agreement with the Animal and Plant...


the inspector shall be furnished without cost. The United States Department of Agriculture will not be responsible for any costs or charges incident to inspections or compliance...


Subject to the availability of appropriated funds, the owner of a commercial citrus grove may be eligible to receive funds to replace commercial citrus trees...


Subject to the availability of appropriated funds, the owner of a commercial citrus grove may be eligible to receive payments in accordance with the provisions...


Source: 56 FR 57576, Nov. 13, 1991, unless otherwise noted. No person shall move interstate from any quarantined area any regulated article except...


following definitions apply: Administrator. The Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, or any person authorized to act for the Administrator. ...


regulated articles: (a) The following berries, fruits, nuts, and vegetables. Almond with husk (Prunus dulcis (P. amygdalus)) Apple (Malus...


otherwise provided in paragraph (b) of this section, the Administrator shall list as a quarantined area in paragraph (c) of this section, each State, or each portion of a State,...


regulated articles from quarantined areas. Any regulated article may be moved interstate from a quarantined area \2\ only if moved under the...


limited permits. (a) A certificate shall be issued by an inspector \3\ for the interstate movement of a regulated article if the inspector...


(a) Any person engaged in growing, handling, or moving regulated articles may enter into a compliance agreement when an inspector determines that the person understands...


(a) Any person (other than a person authorized to issue certificates or limited permits under Sec. 301.78-5(c)), who desires to move a regulated article...


limited permits. (a) A certificate or limited permit required for the interstate movement of a regulated article, at all times during the interstate movement, must...


the inspector during normal business hours (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays) will be furnished without cost. The user will be responsible for all...


in the Plant Protection and Quarantine Treatment Manual to destroy Mediterranean fruit fly are authorized for use on regulated articles. The Plant Protection and...


regulated articles. Quarantine and Regulations (a) Notice of quarantine. Under the authority of sections 411, 412, 414, and 434...


in this subpart shall be deemed to import the plural, and vice versa, as the case may demand. The following terms, when used in this subpart, shall be construed,...


regulated areas and suppressive or generally infested areas; and to exempt articles from certification, permit, or other requirements. (a) Regulated areas...


The civil divisions and parts of civil divisions described below are designated as witchweed regulated areas within the meaning of this subpart. ...


(a) Certificates may be issued for any regulated articles (except soil samples for processing, testing, or analysis) by an inspector if he determines that they...


(a) Any person engaged in the business of growing, handling, or moving regulated articles may enter into a compliance agreement to facilitate the movement of such...


Persons (other than those authorized to use certificates, limited permits, or restricted destination permits, or reproductions thereof, under Sec. 301.80-4(e)) who desire...


(a) If a certificate or permit is required for the interstate movement of regulated articles, the certificates or permit shall be securely attached to the outside of...


pests. Any properly identified inspector is authorized to stop and inspect, and to seize, destroy, or otherwise dispose of, or require disposal of regulated articles...


a permit for, and otherwise governing the movement of witchweed in interstate or foreign commerce are contained in the Federal plant pest regulations in part 330 of this...


Department of Agriculture disclaims liability for any costs incident to inspections or compliance with the provisions of the quarantine and regulations in this subpart, other...


Source: 57 FR 57327, Dec. 4, 1992, unless otherwise noted. Quarantine and Regulations No person may move interstate from...


Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, or any person authorized to act for the Administrator. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. The Animal and...


regulated articles: (a) Imported fire ant queens and reproducing colonies of imported...


regulated articles: (a) Imported fire ant queens and reproducing colonies of imported...
...


areas. (a) Any regulated article may be moved interstate from a quarantined area into or through an area that is not quarantined only if moved under...


(a) An inspector \4\ or person operating under a compliance agreement will issue a certificate for the interstate movement of a regulated article approved under...


grow, handle, or move regulated articles interstate may enter into a compliance agreement \6\ if such persons review with an inspector each stipulation of the compliance...


or compliance agreement. Any certificate, limited permit, or compliance agreement may be canceled orally or in writing by an inspector whenever the inspector...


(a) Persons requiring certification or other services must request the services from an inspector \7\ at least 48 hours before the services...


limited permits. (a) The consignor must ensure that the certificate or limited permit authorizing interstate movement of a regulated article is, at all times...


limited permits. (a) The consignor must ensure that the certificate or limited permit authorizing interstate movement of a regulated article is, at all times...
...


specified regulated articles. Source: 37 FR 24330, Nov. 16, 1972, unless otherwise noted. Quarantine and Regulations (a) Notice...


singular form in this subpart shall be deemed to import [[Page 111]] the plural and vice versa, as the case may demand. The following terms, when used in this...


regulated areas and suppressive or generally infested areas; and to exempt articles from certification, permit, or other requirements. (a) Regulated...


areas. The civil divisions and parts of civil divisions described below are designated as golden nematode regulated [[Page 113]] areas within...


permits. (a) Certificates may be issued for any regulated articles (except soil samples for processing, testing, or analysis) by an inspector if he determines that...


(a) Any person engaged in the business of growing, handling, or moving regulated articles may enter into a compliance agreement to facilitate the movement of...


Persons (other than those authorized to use certificates, limited permits, or restricted destination permits, or reproductions thereof, under Sec. 301.85-4(e)) who desire...


(a) If a certificate or permit is required for the interstate movement of regulated articles, the certificate or permit shall be securely attached to the outside...


pests. Any properly identified inspector is authorized to stop and inspect, and to seize, destroy, or otherwise dispose of, or require disposal of regulated articles...


Regulations requiring a permit for and otherwise governing the movement of live golden nematodes in interstate or foreign commerce are contained in the Federal Plant Pest Regulations...


The U.S. Department of Agriculture disclaims liability for any costs incident to inspections or compliance with the provisions of the quarantine and regulations in this subpart,...


singular form in this subpart shall be construed as the plural and vice versa, as the case may demand. The following terms, when used in this subpart, shall be construed,...


whole or in part, including true seed and bagasse, but not including pieces of cane boiled for a minimum of 30 minutes during processing into sugarcane chews; (b)...


provided in paragraph (b) of this section, the Deputy Administrator shall list as a regulated area in paragraph (c) of this section, each quarantined State, or each...


limited permits. (a) A certificate shall be issued by an inspector for the movement of a regulated article if the inspector: (1)(i) Determines that it has...


(a) Any person engaged in the business of growing, handling, or moving regulated articles may enter into a compliance agreement to facilitate the movement of regulated articles...


(a) Any person (other than a person authorized to issue certificates or limited permits under Sec. 301.87-5(c) of this subpart) who desires to move interstate...


limited permits. (a) A certificate or limited permit required for the interstate movement of a regulated article, at all times during such movement, shall be...


the inspector shall be furnished without cost. The U.S. Department of Agriculture will not be responsible for any costs or charges incident to inspections or compliance with...


shall be as follows: (a) Seedpieces (pieces of sugarcane, sets) or canes of sugarcane: Presoak for 24 hours in water at room temperature and then immerse in...


4, 1996, unless otherwise noted. Actual price received. The net price after adjustment for any premiums or discounts stated on the sales receipt. ...


regulated articles: (a) Conveyances, including trucks, railroad cars, and other containers used to move wheat, durum wheat, or triticale; (b)...


regulate each State or each portion of a State that is infected. (b) Less than an entire State will be listed as a regulated area only if the Administrator: ...


triticale may be planted in all fields within a regulated area. All wheat seed, durum wheat seed, and triticale seed that originates within a regulated area must be tested and...


(a) Any regulated article may be moved from a regulated area into or through an area that is not regulated only if moved under the following conditions: ...


(a) An inspector \2\ or person operating under a compliance agreement will issue a certificate for the movement of a regulated article outside a regulated area if he or...


handle, or move regulated articles may enter into a compliance agreement \4\ if such persons review with an inspector each provision of the compliance agreement, have facilities...


compliance agreement. Any certificate, limited permit, or compliance agreement may be canceled orally or in writing by an inspector whenever the inspector determines...


(a) Persons requiring certification or other services must request the services of an inspector \5\ at least 24 hours before the services...


permits. (a) The consignor must ensure that the certificate or limited permit authorizing movement of a regulated article is, at all times during movement,...


the inspector during normal business hours will be furnished without cost to persons requiring the services. The user will be responsible for all costs and charges arising...


harvesting equipment that has been used to harvest host crops that test positive for Karnal bunt and seed conditioning equipment that has been used in the production of any...


harvesting equipment, seed conditioning equipment, grain elevators, and structures used for storing and handling wheat, durum wheat, or triticale required to be cleaned...


harvesting equipment, seed conditioning equipment, grain elevators, and structures used for storing and handling wheat, durum wheat, or triticale required to be cleaned...
...


companies in the 1999-2000 and subsequent crop seasons. Growers, handlers, and seed companies are eligible to receive compensation from the United States Department...


millers, and National Survey participants for the 1999-2000 and subsequent crop seasons. Owners of grain storage facilities, flour millers, and participants in the...


the singular form in this subpart shall be construed as the plural and vice versa, as the case may demand. The following terms, when used in this subpart, shall be...


regulated articles: (a) Logs, pulpwood, branches, twigs, plants, scion and other propagative material of the Larix or Pseudolarix spp. except seeds; (b) Any...


otherwise provided in paragraph (b) of this section, the Deputy Administrator shall list as a regulated area in paragraph (c) of this section, the State, or any portion thereof, in...


limited permits. (a) A certificate shall be issued by an inspector, except as provided in paragraph (c) of this section, for the movement of a regulated article...


(a) Any person engaged in the business of growing, handling, or moving regulated articles may enter into a compliance agreement to facilitate the movement of...


(a) Any person (other than a person authorized to issue certificates or limited permits under Sec. 301.91-5(c)), who desires to move interstate a regulated...


limited permits. (a) A certificate or limited permit required for the interstate movement of a regulated article, at all times during such movement, shall be...


the inspector shall be furnished without cost, except as provided in 7 CFR part 354. The U.S. Department of Agriculture will not be responsible for any costs or charges incident...


restricted articles. Source: 67 FR 6834, Feb. 14, 2002, unless otherwise noted. No person may move interstate from any quarantined area any regulated...


Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, or any person authorized to act for the Administrator. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. The Animal and...


(a) The following are regulated articles, and may be moved interstate from a quarantined area only if accompanied by a certificate issued in accordance with the regulations...


otherwise provided in paragraph (b) of this section, the Administrator will list as a quarantined area in paragraph (c) of this section each State, or each portion of a State, in...


regulated and restricted articles from quarantined areas. Regulated articles and restricted articles may be moved interstate from a quarantined area \2\ only if moved...


(a) An inspector \3\ may issue a certificate for the interstate movement of regulated articles if an inspector...


(a) Any person engaged in growing, processing, handling, or moving regulated articles other than nursery stock may enter into a compliance agreement when an inspector...


(a) Any person (other than a person authorized to issue certificates under Sec. 301.92-5(b) of this subpart) who desires to move a regulated article interstate...


(a) A certificate required for the interstate movement of a regulated article must, at all times during the interstate movement, be: (1) Attached to the outside of...


the inspector during normal business hours (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays) will be furnished without cost. The user will be responsible for all costs...


be used to treat the regulated articles listed for Phytophthora ramorum: (a) Soil must be heated to a temperature of at least 180 [deg]F for 30 minutes in the presence...


(a) Annual nursery inspection and sampling. To meet the requirements of Sec. 301.92-5(a)(1)(iv) of this subpart, nurseries that ship regulated articles of nursery...


Source: 58 FR 8521, Feb. 16, 1993, unless otherwise noted. No person shall move interstate from any quarantined area any regulated article except...


Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, or any person authorized to act for the Administrator. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. The Animal and...


regulated articles: (a) The following fruits, nuts, vegetables, and berries: Akia (Wikstromeia phyllyraefolia) Alexander laurel (Calophyllum inophyllum) ...


otherwise provided in paragraph (b) of this section, the Administrator will list as a quarantined area in paragraph (c) of this section each State, or each portion of a State, in...


regulated articles from quarantined areas. Any regulated article may be moved interstate from a quarantined area [[Page 157]] only if moved under...


limited permits. (a) An inspector \3\ will issue a certificate for the interstate movement of a regulated article if the inspector...


(a) Any person engaged in growing, handling, or moving regulated articles may enter into a compliance agreement to facilitate the interstate movement of regulated articles...


(a) Any person (other than a person authorized to issue certificates or limited permits under Sec. 301.93-5(c)), who desires to move a regulated article...


limited permits. (a) A certificate or limited permit required for the interstate movement of a regulated article, at all times during the interstate movement, must...


the inspector during normal business hours (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays) will be furnished without cost. The user will be responsible for all costs...


in the Plant Protection and Quarantine Treatment Manual to destroy the Oriental fruit fly are approved for use on regulated articles. The Plant Protection and...


Source: 65 FR 8636, Feb. 22, 2000, unless otherwise noted. No person may move interstate from any quarantined area any regulated article except...


Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, or any person authorized to act for the Administrator. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. The Animal and...


regulated articles: (a) Melon fruit flies.\2 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- \2\ Permit and other requirements for...


provided in paragraph (b) of this section, the Administrator will list as a quarantined area in paragraph (c) of this section each State, or each portion of a State, in...


regulated articles from quarantined areas. Any regulated article may be moved interstate from a quarantined area \3\ only if moved under the...


limited permits. (a) A certificate may be issued by an inspector \4\ for the interstate movement of a regulated article if the inspector...


(a) Any person engaged in growing, handling, or moving regulated articles may enter into a compliance agreement when an inspector determines that the person understands...


(a) Any person (other than a person authorized to issue certificates or limited permits under Sec. 301.97-5(c)) who desires to move a regulated article...


permits. (a) A certificate or limited permit required for the interstate movement of a regulated article must, at all times during the interstate movement, be: ...


the inspector during normal business hours (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays) will be furnished without cost. The user will be responsible for all costs...


in the Plant Protection and Quarantine Treatment Manual to destroy the melon fruit fly are authorized for use on regulated articles. The Plant Protection and Quarantine...


Source: 66 FR 6433, Jan. 22, 2001, unless otherwise noted. No person may move interstate from any quarantined area any regulated article except...


Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, or any person authorized to act for the Administrator. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. The Animal and...


regulated articles: (a) West Indian fruit flies.\2 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- \2\ Permit and other requirements...


otherwise provided in paragraph (b) of this section, the Administrator will list as a quarantined area in paragraph (c) of this section each State, or each portion of a State, in...


regulated articles from quarantined areas. Any regulated article may be moved interstate from a quarantined area \3\ only if moved under the...


limited permits. (a) A certificate may be issued by an inspector \4\ for the interstate movement of a regulated article if the inspector...


(a) Any person engaged in growing, handling, or moving regulated articles may enter into a compliance agreement when an inspector determines that the person understands...


(a) Any person (other than a person authorized to issue certificates or limited permits under Sec. 301.98-5(c)) who desires to move a regulated article...


limited permits. (a) A certificate or limited permit required for the interstate movement of a regulated article must, at all times during the interstate...


the inspector during normal business hours (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays) will be furnished without cost. The user will be responsible for all...


in the Plant Protection and Quarantine Treatment Manual to destroy the West Indian fruit fly are authorized for use on regulated articles. The Plant Protection and...


Source: 68 FR 24610, May 8, 2003, unless otherwise noted. No person may move interstate from any quarantined area any regulated article except...


Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, or any person authorized to act for the Administrator. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. The Animal and...


regulated articles: (a) Sapote fruit flies.\2 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- \2\ Permit and other requirements for...


provided in paragraph (b) of this section, the Administrator will list as a quarantined area in paragraph (c) of this section each State, or each portion of a State, in...


regulated articles from quarantined areas. Any regulated article may be moved interstate from a quarantined area \3\ only if moved under the...


limited permits. (a) A certificate may be issued by an inspector \4\ for the interstate movement of a regulated article if the inspector...


(a) Any person engaged in growing, handling, or moving regulated articles may enter into a compliance agreement when an inspector determines that the person is aware of...


(a) Any person (other than a person authorized to issue certificates or limited permits under Sec. 301.99-5(c)) who desires a certificate or limited permit to move...


permits. (a) A certificate or limited permit required for the interstate movement of a regulated article must, at all times during the interstate movement, be: ...


the inspector during normal business hours (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays) will be furnished without [[Page 175]] cost. The user...


in the Plant Protection and Quarantine Treatment Manual to destroy the sapote fruit fly are authorized for use on regulated articles. The Plant Protection and Quarantine...


Service or other person authorized by the Administrator to inspect and certify the plant health status of plants and products under this part. Interstate. From...


the plant health status of plants or plant products to be moved interstate from the District of Columbia may be obtained by contacting the State Plant Health Director,...


Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, United States Department of Agriculture, or any person delegated to act for the Administrator in matters affecting...


(a) Approved doses. Irradiation at the following doses for the specified fruit flies and seed weevils, carried out in accordance with the provisions of this section, is approved...


Quarantine (a) Under the authority of sections 411, 412, 414, and 434 of the Plant Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 7711, 7712, 7714,...


exemptions from specified requirements. (a) The following fruits, vegetables, and other products may be moved from Hawaii into or through Guam...


For the purpose of the regulations in this subpart the following words, names, and terms shall be construed, respectively, to mean: Administrator. The Administrator of...


(a)(1) Prohibited movement. Fruits, vegetables, and other products specified in Sec. 318.13, and not eligible for inspection and certification under Sec. 318.13-4...


(a) To any destination. Any regulated articles may be moved interstate from Hawaii in accordance with this subpart to any destination if: (1) The movement...


issuance of certificates or limited permits. Certificates or limited permits may be issued for the movement of articles allowed movement in accordance with...


authorizing the movement from Hawaii of frozen fruits and vegetables. (a) The type of treatment designated in this part as freezing shall be one of...


conditions governing the interstate movement from Hawaii of certain fruits for which treatment is required. (a) General restrictions. Fruits listed in this section...


approving methyl bromide fumigation as a condition for certification of tomatoes for movement from Hawaii. The Administrator of the Animal and Plant Health...


prescribing methods for irradiation treatment of certain fruits and vegetables from Hawaii. (a) Approved irradiation treatment. Irradiation, carried out...


governing movement of avocados from Hawaii to Alaska. Avocados may be moved interstate from Hawaii to Alaska without being certified in accordance with...


conditions governing the movement of green bananas from Hawaii. Green bananas (Musa spp.) of the cultivars ``Williams,'' ``Valery,'' ``Grand Nain,'' and standard...


governing the interstate movement of cut blooms of gardenia from Hawaii. Cut blooms of gardenia may be moved interstate from Hawaii if grown and inspected...


Persons intending to move any articles that may be certified in accordance with the provisions of Sec. 318.13-4 shall make application for inspection or...


identity. Except as provided in Sec. 318.13-17(c) of this subpart, shipments of regulated articles moved in accordance with this subpart must have the...


stores or in the possession of passengers or crew. (a) In the possession of passengers or crew members. Small quantities of fruits, vegetables, and cut flowers, subject...


to inspection. Persons, means of conveyance (including ships, other ocean-going craft, and aircraft), baggage, cargo, and any other articles, that are destined...


conveyance. (a) Inspection of aircraft prior to departure. No person shall move any aircraft from Hawaii to the continental United States, Puerto Rico, or the...


baggage, other personal effects, and cargo. (a) Offer for inspection by aircraft passengers. Passengers destined for movement by aircraft from Hawaii to the continental...


of conveyance. If an inspector, through an inspection pursuant to this subpart, finds that a means of conveyance is infested with or contains plant pests, and...


notice and distribution of baggage declarations. (a) Before any aircraft moving to Guam from Hawaii, or any ship, vessel, or other surface craft from Hawaii arrives...


of Agriculture. Notwithstanding any other restrictions of this subpart, articles subject to the requirements of the regulations in this subpart may be moved...


Inspectors are authorized in accordance with the postal laws and regulations and in cooperation with employees of the U.S. Post Office Department, to inspect...


Services of the inspector during regularly assigned hours of duty at the usual places of duty shall be furnished without cost to the one requesting such services....


certificates, transit permits, limited permits, or compliance agreements. Any certificate, transit permit, limited permit, or compliance agreement which has been issued...


and vegetables from Hawaii into or through the continental United States. Fruits and vegetables from Hawaii otherwise prohibited movement from the State of Hawaii into...


(a) The Administrator of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has determined that it is necessary to quarantine Hawaii and Puerto Rico to prevent the spread to...


movement from Puerto Rico of certain sweetpotatoes grown under specified conditions. The Deputy Administrator of the Plant Protection and Quarantine Programs...


Quarantine (a) The Secretary of Agriculture having previously quarantined Hawaii and Puerto Rico on account of the...


relating to Guam. The plants, products and articles specified in Sec. 318.47(c) may be moved from Hawaii into or through Guam without restriction under...


For the purpose of the regulations in this subpart the following words, names, and terms shall be construed, respectively, to mean: (a) Cotton. Parts and...


movement of which is prohibited or regulated. (a) Articles prohibited movement. The movement of seed cotton, cottonseed, and seedy waste, when unfumigated, is prohibited...


the issuance of certificates and permits. (a) Fumigated lint; linters; waste; seed cotton; cottonseed; cottonseed hulls, cake, and meal; and bale covers....


the Department of Agriculture. Cotton may be moved by the Department of Agriculture for experimental or scientific purposes under such conditions as may be prescribed...


Quarantine (a) Under the authority of sections 411, 412, 414, and 434 of the Plant Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 7711,...


Administrator. The Administrator of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, United States Department of Agriculture, or any other employee of the Animal...


(a) Prohibited movement. Fruits, vegetables, and other products specified in Sec. 318.58 and not eligible for inspection and certification under Sec....


movement. (a) To any destination. Any regulated articles may be moved interstate from Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands of the United States in accordance with...


certificates or limited permits. Under the following conditions, an inspector may issue a certificate or limited permit for the movement of regulated articles to be moved...


authorizing the movement from Puerto Rico of frozen fruits and vegetables. (a) The type of treatment designated in this subpart as freezing shall be one...


inspection. Persons intending to move any of the products for which certification is required under Sec. 318.58-3 shall make application for inspection thereof as...


containers. No products for which certification is required under Sec. 318.58-3 shall be moved unless the crate, box, bale, or other container thereof is so marked with...


ships' stores or in the possession of passengers and crew. The movement of products is permitted from Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands of the United States as ships' stores...


persons subject to inspection. Persons, means of conveyance (including ships, other ocean-going craft, and aircraft), baggage, cargo, and any other articles that...


means of conveyance. (a) Inspection of aircraft prior to departure. No person shall move any aircraft from Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands of the United States to...


baggage, other personal effects, and cargo. (a) Offer for inspection by aircraft passengers. Passengers destined for movement by aircraft from Puerto Rico or the...


means of conveyance. If an inspector, through an inspection pursuant to this subpart, finds that a means of conveyance is infested with or contains any plant...


fruits and vegetables from Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands of the United States into or through the continental United States. Fruits and vegetables from Puerto Rico and...


the Department of Agriculture. Notwithstanding any other restrictions of this subpart, articles subject to the requirements of the regulations in this subpart may...


inspection. Inspectors are authorized to inspect, with the cooperation of the U.S. Post Office Department, parcel post packages placed in the mails in Puerto Rico or...


charges. Plant Protection and Quarantine shall furnish the services of the inspector during regularly assigned hours of duty at the usual places of duty without cost to...


certificates, transit permits, or limited permits. Any certificate, transit permit, or limited permit that has been issued or authorized under this subpart may...


(a) The Secretary of Agriculture, having previously quarantined Hawaii and Puerto Rico to prevent the spread to other parts of the United States, by means...


Quarantine (a) Under the authority of sections 411, 412, 414, and 434 of the Plant Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 7711, 7712, 7714, and 7754), Guam...


in the singular form in this subpart shall be deemed to import the plural and vice versa, as the case may demand. For the purposes of this subpart, unless the context...


(a) Plants, plant products, and other articles designated in Sec. 318.82 may be moved from Guam into or through any other State, Territory, or District of the United...


the inspection, handling, cleaning, safeguarding, treating, or other disposal of products or articles under this subpart, except for the services of an inspector during...


Quarantine (a) Pursuant to sections 411-414 and 434 of the Plant Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 7711-7714 and 7754), and after the public hearing...


of cotton and covers into Guam. The plants and products specified in Sec. 319.8(a) may be imported into Guam without further permit, other than the authorization...


the regulations in this subpart, the following words shall be construed, respectively, to mean: Approved. Approved by the Deputy Administrator of the Plant Protection...


otherwise provided for in Sec. Sec. 319.8-10 and 319.8-18, permits shall be obtained for importations into the United States of all cotton and covers. Permits will be issued only...


(a) Permits for entry from the West Coast of Mexico, as authorized in Sec. 319.8-12 of lint, linters, waste, cottonseed, and cottonseed hulls may be refused and existing...


arrival at a port of entry of any shipment of cotton or covers the importer shall submit in duplicate, through the United States Collector of Customs, or, in the case of...


or other container of cotton lint, linters, waste, or covers imported or offered for entry shall be plainly marked or tagged with a bale number or other mark to distinguish it...


Entry of cottonseed cake and cottonseed meal will be authorized through any port at which the services of an inspector are available, subject to examination by an inspector...


Entry of lint, linters, and waste will be authorized without treatment but upon compliance with other applicable requirements of this subpart when the inspector can...


(a) Compressed to high density. (1)(i) Entry of lint, linters, and waste, compressed to high density, will be authorized subject to vacuum fumigation by approved methods at any port...


of hull fiber will be authorized under the same conditions as are applicable to waste under this subpart. (b) Gin trash may be imported only under the provisions of...


bags, slit bags, and parts of bags) which have been used as containers for cotton grown or processed in countries other than the United States may be authorized either...


(a) Entry of lint, linters, and waste (including gin and oil mill wastes) which were derived from cotton grown in, and which were produced and handled only in approved areas of...


Contingent upon continued freedom of the West Coast of Mexico and of Northwest Mexico from infestations of the pink bollworm, entry of the following products may be authorized...


upon continued freedom of Northwest Mexico and of the West Coast of Mexico from infestations of the pink bollworm and other plant pest conditions that would increase risk of...


Mexican cotton and covers not enterable under Sec. 319.8-11, Sec. 319.8-12, or Sec. 319.8-13 may be entered in accordance with Sec. Sec. 319.8-6 through 319.8-10...


covers exported therefrom. (a) Cotton and covers grown, produced, or handled in the United States and exported therefrom, and in the original bales or other containers...


transportation and exportation; storage. (a) Importation of cotton and covers for exportation, or for transportation and exportation, in accordance with this...


waste, cottonseed cake, and cottonseed meal may be entered without further permit other than the authorization contained in this section, but subject to inspection and...


scientific purposes. Entry of small quantities of cottonseed or seed cotton for experimental or scientific purposes may be authorized through such ports as may be...


Cotton and covers may be imported by the Department of Agriculture for experimental or scientific purposes under such conditions as may be prescribed by the...


Cotton and covers, the entry of which has been authorized subject to vacuum fumigation or other treatment because of the pink bollworm only, and which have...


of entry or export are not specifically designated in this subpart but are left to the judgment of the inspector, the inspector shall designate only such ports as have...


as required in this subpart shall consist of fumigation, in a vacuum fumigation plant approved by the Deputy Administrator of the Plant Protection and Quarantine...


(a) Importers shall handle imported, unfumigated cotton and covers in a manner to avoid waste. If waste does occur, the importer or his agent shall collect and dispose of such...


the inspector during regularly assigned hours of duty and at the usual places of duty shall be furnished without cost to the importer. The Plant Protection and Quarantine...


refused entry for noncompliance with the requirements of this subpart shall be promptly removed from the United States or abandoned by the importer for destruction, and...


the United States of sugarcane and its related products, including cuttings, canes, leaves, and bagasse, from all foreign countries and localities is prohibited, except...


entry into Guam of bagasse and related sugarcane products. Bagasse and related sugarcane products have been so processed that, in the judgment of the Department,...


(a) In order to prevent the introduction into the United States of the citrus canker disease (Xanthomonas citri (Hasse) Dowson) and other citrus diseases, the importation into the...


Quarantine (a) The fact has been determined by the Secretary of Agriculture, and notice is hereby given, that maize or Indian corn (Zea mays L.)...


into Guam. Corn may be imported into Guam without further permit, other than the authorization contained in this section but subject to compliance with Sec....


Persons contemplating the importation of corn into the United States shall, before shipping the corn, make application for a permit, on forms provided for that purpose,...


an application and upon approval by an inspector a permit will be issued specifying the conditions of entry and the port of entry to carry out the purposes of this subpart, and...


or other container of corn offered for entry shall be plainly marked with such numbers or marks as will make it easily possible to associate the bags or containers with a...


Immediately upon the arrival of the corn at the port of entry the permittee shall submit, in duplicate, notice to the Plant Protection and Quarantine Programs, through the...


be removed from the port of entry, nor shall any bag or other container thereof be broken or opened, except for the purpose of sterilization, until a written notice is given to...


stock, except seeds, is prohibited entry from all foreign countries and localities by the citrus nursery stock quarantine No. 19 (Sec. 319.19). The importation from...


319.37 Prohibitions and restrictions on importation; disposal of articles...


Sec. 319.37-1 Definitions. Terms used in the singular form in this subpart shall...


Sec. 319.37-1 Definitions. Terms used in the singular form in this subpart shall...
...


Sec. 319.37-3 Permits. (a) The restricted articles (other than articles for...


Sec. 319.37-4 Inspection, treatment, and phytosanitary certificates of inspection. ...


Sec. 319.37-5 Special foreign inspection and certification requirements. (a)...


Sec. 319.37-6 Specific treatment and other requirements. (a) Seeds of Hibiscus...


Sec. 319.37-6 Specific treatment and other requirements. (a) Seeds of Hibiscus...
...


Sec. 319.37-8 Growing media. (a) Any restricted article at the time of importation...


319.37-9 Approved packing material. Any restricted article at the time of...


319.37-10 Marking and identity. (a) Any restricted article for importation other...


319.37-11 Arrival notification. Promptly upon arrival of any restricted article at...


319.37-12 Prohibited articles accompanying restricted articles. A restricted...


Sec. 319.37-13 Treatment and costs and charges for inspection and treatment; treatments...


Sec. 319.37-14 Ports of entry. (a) Any restricted article required to be...


Sec. 319.37-14 Ports of entry. (a) Any restricted article required to be...


Source: 60 FR 27674, May 25, 1995, unless otherwise noted. Administrator. The Administrator of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, United States Department...


relation to other regulations. (a) Permit required. Except for regulated articles exempted from this requirement by paragraph (c) of this section or Sec....


may be imported without a specific permit; articles that may be imported without either a specific permit or an importer document. (a) Canada and Mexico....


import regulated articles; issuance and withdrawal of permits. (a) Application procedure. A written application for a permit \1\ must be submitted to the Animal and...


specified articles. (a) Bamboo timber. Bamboo timber consisting of whole culms or canes may be imported into Guam or the Northern Mariana Islands subject...


(a) Logs. Logs may be imported if prior to importation the logs have been debarked in accordance with Sec. 319.40-7(b) and heat treated in accordance with...


(a) Certification of treatments or safeguards. If APHIS determines that a document required for the importation of regulated articles is inaccurate, the regulated...


under compliance agreements. (a) Any person who operates a facility in which imported regulated articles are processed may enter into a compliance agreement...


port of first arrival. (a) Procedures for all regulated articles. (1) All imported regulated articles shall be inspected at the port of first arrival. If...


The services of an inspector during regularly assigned hours of duty and at the usual places of duty shall be furnished without cost to the importer.\5\ The inspector may require...


When evaluating a request to import a regulated article not allowed importation under this subpart, or a request to import a regulated article under...


Quarantine (a) The fact has been determined by the Secretary of Agriculture, and notice given, that dangerous plant pests, including...


entry into Guam of broomcorn, brooms, and similar articles. (a) Broomcorn for manufacturing purposes, and brooms and similar articles made of broomcorn may be...


conditions for entry of broomstraw without treatment. Broomstraw, sometimes referred to as ``combed stalkless'', when consisting of individual straws entirely...


(a) Persons contemplating the importation of any of the articles specified in Sec. 319.41-1(b), shall first make application to the Plant Protection and Quarantine...


(a) On approval by the Deputy Administrator of the Plant Protection and Quarantine Programs of the application mentioned in Sec. 319.41-2, a permit will be issued. (b)...


Immediately upon arrival of the importation at the port of arrival the permittee shall submit, in duplicate, notice to the Plant Protection and Quarantine...


(a) The entry of the articles covered by Sec. 319.41-1 is conditioned on their freedom from the European corn borer and other injurious insects and plant diseases, and upon...


used for the disinfection of imported broomcorn and broomcorn brooms. Broomcorn and articles made of broomcorn which are required to be treated, under the...


In addition to entries by freight or express provided for in Sec. 319.41-5, importations are permitted by mail of (a) mature corn on the cob from the countries specified in...


Quarantine (a) The fact has been determined by the Secretary of Agriculture, and notice is hereby given, (1) that injurious fungous diseases of rice,...


straw and rice hulls into Guam. Rice straw and rice hulls may be imported into Guam without further permit, other than the authorization contained in this paragraph....


in the form commonly used for seed purposes; the regulations in this subpart do not apply to husked or polished rice imported for food purposes. (b) Port of...


a permit to import seed or paddy rice from Mexico or rice straw or rice hulls from any country, may be made to the Plant Protection and Quarantine Programs, indicating in...


or paddy rice from the Republic of Mexico, permits will be issued for entry through Mexican border ports and such other ports as may later be approved by the Plant...


and upon approval by an inspector a permit will be issued specifying the conditions of entry and the port of entry to carry out the purposes of this subpart, and a copy...


the arrival of a shipment at the port of first arrival, the permittee or his agent shall submit a notice, in duplicate, to the Plant Protection and Quarantine...


(a) Paddy rice. All importations of seed or paddy rice from Mexico shall be subject, as a condition of entry, to such inspection or disinfection, or both, at the port of...


319.55-6, inclusive, provide for importations otherwise than through the mails. Importations of seed or paddy rice from Mexico, and of rice straw and rice hulls from all...


Quarantine (a) The fact has been determined by the Secretary of Agriculture, and notice is hereby given: [[Page 300]] (1) That...


to entry into Guam of fruits and vegetables under Sec. 319.56. (a) The following fruits and vegetables may be imported into Guam without treatment except as it...


Any plant parts, such as stems, leaves, fruit, or inflorescence, that grow solely above the soil surface. Commercial shipment. A shipment containing fruits and...


(a) All importations of fruits and vegetables must be free from plants or portions of plants, as defined in Sec. 319.56-1. (b) General permit for dried, cured,...


acorns and certain coconuts. It has been determined that the drying and processing of chestnuts and acorns, and of coconuts imported into Guam from the Trust Territory,...


the entry of acorns and chestnuts. (a) Countries other than Canada and Mexico. Except for importations of acorns and chestnuts grown in and shipped from Canada...


importation of frozen fruits and vegetables. (a) The type of treatment designated in this subpart as freezing shall be one of those treatments commonly known as quick...


of certain imported fruits. (a) Treatments authorized. Fresh fruits imported in accordance with this subpart and required under this subpart to receive cold...


the entry of cipollini from Morocco. (a) Shipments of cipollini (Muscari comosum) from Morocco have frequently been found infested at time of entry with an...


of treatment of garlic from specified countries. (a) Except as otherwise provided in these administrative instructions, fumigation with methyl bromide in vacuum...


Australia. (a) Importations allowed. (1) Grapes from Australia may be imported into the United States only if they are inspected by an inspector of the Animal...


for mangoes from Central America, South America, and the West Indies. (a) Authorized treatments. Treatment with an authorized treatment listed in the Plant Protection...


of fumigation of field-grown grapes from specified countries. Approved fumigation with methyl bromide at normal atmospheric pressure, in accordance with the...


of treatment of imported yams. (a) Fumigation upon arrival. Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (b) of this section, approved fumigation with methyl bromide...


of fumigation of apricots, grapes, nectarines, peaches, plumcot, and plums from Chile. Approved fumigation with methyl bromide at normal atmospheric pressure,...


combination treatment of fumigation plus refrigeration for certain fruits. Fumigation with methyl bromide at normal atmospheric pressure followed by refrigerated storage,...


of treatment of avocados for the Mediterranean fruit fly, the melon fly, and the oriental fruit fly. Fumigation with methyl bromide at normal...


and relieving restrictions regarding importation of okra from Mexico, the West Indies, and certain countries in South America. (a) Conditions for issuance...


the entry of citrus from South Africa. Clementine (Citrus reticulata), grapefruit (Citrus paradisi), lemon (Citrus limon), minneola (C. paradisixC. reticulata),...


entry of apples and pears from certain countries in Europe. (a) Importations allowed. Pursuant to Sec. 319.56(c), the Administrator has determined that the following...


entry of apricots, nectarines, peaches, plumcot, and plums from Chile. (a) Importations allowed. Pursuant to Sec. 319.56(c), the Administrator has determined that...


entry of apricots, nectarines, peaches, plumcot, and plums from Chile. (a) Importations allowed. Pursuant to Sec. 319.56(c), the Administrator has determined that...
...


peppers from Israel. (a) Lettuce may be imported into the United States from Israel without fumigation for leafminers, thrips, and Sminthuris viridis only under...


Australia. (a) The Administrator has determined that the irrigated horticultural areas within the following districts of Australia meet the criteria of Sec....


the entry of papayas from Central America and Brazil. The Solo type of papaya may be imported into the continental United States, Alaska, Puerto Rico, and the...


the entry of certain fruits and vegetables for which treatment is required. (a) The following fruits and vegetables may be imported into the United States only if...


the entry of cantaloupe and watermelon from Ecuador. (a) Cantaloupe (Cucumis melo) and watermelon (fruit) (Citrullus lanatus) may be imported into the United States...


entry of cherimoyas from Chile. Cherimoyas may be imported into the United States from Chile only under the following conditions: (a) Treatment. The cherimoyas must...


entry of cantaloupe, honeydew melons, and watermelon from Brazil and Venezuela. Cantaloupe, honeydew melons, and watermelon may be imported into the United States...


of Hass avocados from Mexico to Alaska. Hass avocados may be imported from Mexico into the United States for distribution in Alaska only under a permit issued...


entry of Fuji variety apples from Japan and the Republic of Korea. Fuji variety apples may be imported into the United States from Japan and the Republic of Korea only...


the entry of tomatoes. (a) Tomatoes (fruit) (Lycopersicon esculentum) from Spain. Pink or red tomatoes may be imported into the United States from Spain...


the entry of Ya variety pears from China. Ya variety pears may be imported into the United States from China only under the following conditions: (a) Growing...


of Hass avocados from Michoacan, Mexico, to approved States. Fresh Hass variety avocados (Persea americana) may be imported from Michoacan, Mexico, into the...


the entry of peppers from Spain. Peppers (fruit) (Capsicum spp.) may be imported into the United States from Spain only under permit, and only in accordance...


New Zealand. Peppers from New Zealand may be imported into the United States only under the following conditions: (a) The peppers must be grown in New Zealand...


the entry of mangoes from the Philippines. Mangoes (fruit) (Mangifera indica) may be imported into the United States from the Philippines only under the...


the importation of clementines from Spain. Clementines (Citrus reticulata) from Spain may only be imported into the United States in accordance with the...


Persimmons (fruit) (Disopyros khaki) may be imported into the United States from the Republic of Korea only under the following conditions: (a) The production...


and vegetables; issuance of permits. (a) Permit required. Except for fruits or vegetables that may be imported under the general permit provided in Sec. 319.56-2(b),...


(a) The Administrator may amend, deny, or withdraw a permit at any time if he or she has determined that conditions exist that present an unacceptable risk of the fruit...


(a) Immediately upon the arrival of fruits or vegetables, from the countries specified in Sec. 319.56, at the port of first arrival, the permittee or his agent shall submit a notice,...


of first arrival. (a) Inspection and treatment. All imported fruits or vegetables shall be inspected, and shall be subject to such disinfection at the port of...


Inspectors of the U.S. Department of Agriculture are authorized to cooperate with the customs inspectors in the examination of all baggage or other personal belongings...


in this subpart shall apply with respect to importations into the continental United States, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands of the...


importation. (a) To prevent the introduction into the United States of foreign strains of flag smut and Karnal bunt, the importation of the articles designated...


form in this subpart shall be construed as the plural, and vice versa, as the case may demand. The following terms, when used in this subpart, shall be construed,...


listed in paragraph (a)(1) of this section from the countries and localities listed in paragraph (a)(2) of this section are prohibited articles because of foreign strains of...


Quarantine (a) The following plants and plant products, when used as packing materials, are prohibited entry into the United States from the...


to the entry into Guam of plant materials specified in Sec. 319.69. (a) Plants and products designated in Sec. 319.69(a)(1), (3), (4), and (5) and (b)(1) and (3)...


expression ``packing material'', as used in Sec. 319.69, includes any of the plants or plant products enumerated, when these are associated with or accompany any commodity...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7 volume 5] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR319.69-2] [Page 372] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE CHAPTER III--ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 319_FOREIGN QUARANTINE NOTICES--Table of Contents Subpart_Packing Materials Sec. 319.69-2 Freedom from pests. All packing materials allowed entry under restriction shall be free from injurious insects and plant diseases. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7 volume 5] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR319.69-3] [Page 372] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE CHAPTER III--ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 319_FOREIGN QUARANTINE NOTICES--Table of Contents Subpart_Packing Materials Sec. 319.69-3 Entry inspection. All packing materials shall be subject to inspection at time of entry. ...


If the inspector shall find packing materials associated with or accompanying any commodity or shipment being imported, or to have been imported, in violation of Sec....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7 volume 5] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR319.69-5] [Page 372] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE CHAPTER III--ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 319_FOREIGN QUARANTINE NOTICES--Table of Contents Subpart_Packing Materials Sec. 319.69-5 Types of soil authorized for packing. The following types of soil or earth are authorized as safe for packing: (a) Peat, (b) peat moss, and (c) Osmunda fiber. ...


1998, unless otherwise noted. Administrator. The Administrator of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, United States Department of Agriculture, or...


prevent the spread of the coffee berry borer Hypothenemus hampei (Ferrari) and the fungus Hemileia vastatrix (Berkely and Broome), which causes an injurious rust disease, the...


Puerto Rico or Hawaii. (a) Mail. Samples of unroasted coffee that are transiting Hawaii or Puerto Rico en route to other destinations and that are packaged...


handling, cleaning, safeguarding, treating, or other disposal of products or articles under this subpart will be borne by the owner, importer, or agent of the owner...


15, 1999, unless otherwise noted. Administrator. The Administrator of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, United States Department of Agriculture, or...


(a) Inspection. All cut flowers imported into the United States must be made available to an inspector for examination at the port of first arrival and must remain at...


Department of Agriculture may import cut flowers for experimental or scientific purposes under such conditions and restrictions as the Administrator may prescribe to prevent...


Health Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, will be responsible only for the costs of providing the services of an inspector during regularly assigned hours of duty...


of articles refused importation. (a) The Secretary has determined that in order to prevent the entry into the United States of khapra beetle...


form in this subpart shall be construed as the plural, and vice-versa, as the case may demand. The following terms, when used in this subpart, shall be construed,...


be imported only after issuance of a written permit by Plant Protection and Quarantine. (b) An application for a written permit should be submitted to the Animal and...


article at the time of importation shall plainly and correctly bear on the outer container (if in a container) or on the restricted article (if not in a container) the...


of any restricted article at a port of entry, the importer shall notify Plant Protection and Quarantine of the arrival by such means as a manifest, Customs entry...


inspector during regularly assigned hours of duty and at the usual places of duty shall be furnished without cost to the importer.\3\ The importer shall be responsible...


be imported only at a port of entry listed in Sec. 319.37-14 of this part and found by the Deputy Administrator and specified on the permit issued pursuant to Sec....


(a) Any nursery stock, plant, fruit, vegetable, root, bulb, or other plant product designated as a restricted article and grown in a country maintaining an...


disposal of articles refused importation. Source: 50 FR 24172, June 10, 1985, unless otherwise noted. (a) No person may import any restricted article...


in the singular form in this subpart shall be construed as the plural, and vice versa, as the case may demand. The following terms, when used in this subpart, shall be...


articles from any country or locality other than Canada are restricted articles: (a) Live bees, other than honeybees of the genus Apis, in any...


may be imported only after issuance of a written permit by Plant Protection and Quarantine. (b) An application for a written permit must be submitted to the...


(a) Live bees, other than honeybees of the genus Apis, in any life stage shall be microscopically inspected by an inspector for exotic bee diseases and parasites, and any bee...


restricted article for importation by means other than mail shall at the time of importation bear on the outer container (if in a container) or on the article (if not in a...


Promptly upon arrival of any restricted article at a port of entry, except for mail shipments, the importer must notify Plant Protection and Quarantine of the arrival...


of the inspector during regularly assigned hours of duty and at the usual places of duty shall be furnished without cost to the importer. \3\ The importer shall be responsible...


article, other than bees in any life stage, imported by means other than mail may be imported only at a port of entry listed in Sec. 319.37-14(b) of this part. (b)...


FR 45866, Aug. 23, 1999, unless otherwise noted. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the U.S....


to prevent the spread of gypsy moth from Canada into noninfested areas of the United States, the gypsy moth host materials listed in paragraphs (a) through (g) of this section...


The following areas in Canada are known to be infested with gypsy moth: (a) Province of New Brunswick. (1) Charlotte County. That portion of Charlotte County...


regulated articles. (a) Trees and shrubs.\1\ (1) Trees without roots (e.g., Christmas trees), trees with roots, and shrubs with roots and persistent woody stems may...


entry. Any regulated article that is denied entry into the United States because it does not meet the requirements of this subpart must be promptly safeguarded...


except as otherwise provided in this part. (b) Honeybees or honeybee semen from Canada may be imported into the United States without any further restrictions under...


vice versa, as the case may demand. The following terms, when used in this part, shall be construed respectively, to mean: Deputy Administrator. The Deputy Administrator of...


Plant Protection and Quarantine. (b) An application for a written permit must be submitted to the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Plant Protection and...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7 volume 5] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR322.4] [Page 391] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE CHAPTER III--ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 322_HONEYBEES AND HONEYBEE SEMEN--Table of Contents Sec. 322.4 Inspections. Any restricted article is subject to inspection by an inspector at the time of importation for the purpose of determining whether such article is eligible to be imported. ...


the time of importation bear on the outer container the following information: (1) Amount of semen and species or subspecies of the honeybees from which the semen...


mail shipments, the importer must notify Plant Protection and Quarantine of the arrival by such means as a manifest, Customs entry document, commercial invoice, waybill,...


the usual places of duty shall be furnished without cost to the importer.2 Plant Protection and Quarantine will not be responsible for any costs or charges, other...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7 volume 5] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR322.8] [Page 392] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE CHAPTER III--ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 322_HONEYBEES AND HONEYBEE SEMEN--Table of Contents Sec. 322.8 Ports of entry. (a) Any restricted article may be imported only at a port of entry listed in Sec. 319.37-14(b) of this chapter. ...


330.100 Definitions. Words used in the singular form in the regulations in this part shall be deemed to impart the plural and vice versa, as the case...


330.101 Policy. The purpose of the regulations in this part is to prevent the dissemination of plant pests into the United States, or interstate, by...


330.102 Basis for certain regulations. Under the authority of the Plant Protection Act, the Secretary may prohibit or restrict the importation, entry, exportation,...


330.103 Documentation. Any notifications, reports, and similar documentation not specified in the regulations in this part, but necessary to carry out the...


330.104 Ports of entry. Ports of entry for plant pests, means of conveyance, or other products or articles of any character whatsoever the entry or movement...


330.105 Inspection. (a) Inspection of foreign arrivals. In order to prevent the dissemination into the United States of plant pests and for the purpose...


330.106 Emergency measures. (a) Procedures to prevent pest dissemination. Whenever inspection of any means of conveyance, stores, baggage, mail, plants,...


330.107 Costs. All costs (including those incurred under Sec. 330.106 of this part by the government or the owner) incident to the inspection,...


330.108 Authority to issue administrative instructions. The Deputy Administrator is authorized to issue the administrative instructions for which provision...


330.109 Caution. In applying treatments or taking other measures prescribed in administrative instructions or by the inspector, it should be understood...


330.110 Seals. (a) Use authorized; form. Whenever, in the opinion of the inspector, it is necessary, as a safeguard in order to prevent the dissemination...


330.111 Advance notification of arrival of aircraft and watercraft. The owner, operator, or other representative of any aircraft or watercraft entering the...


330.200 Movement of plant pests regulated; permits required. No person shall knowingly move any plant pest into or through the United States from any...


Sec. 330.201 Applications for permits to move plant pests. (a) Into or through the United States from any place outside thereof. Only persons resident in the...


Sec. 330.202 Consideration of applications for permits to move plant pests. The Deputy Administrator, upon the receipt of an application, made in accordance...


330.203 Action on applications for permits to move plant pests; form of and conditions in permits. The Deputy Administrator, having considered an application...


Sec. 330.204 Denial or cancellation of permits; reconsiderations. (a) The Deputy Administrator will deny an application for a permit to move a plant pest when,...


330.205 Disposal of plant pests when permits are canceled. When an outstanding permit for the movement of a plant pest is canceled by the Deputy Administrator...


330.206 Permits for plant pest movement associated with National Defense projects. The Deputy Administrator will facilitate research associated with...


330.207 Permits for movement of organisms issued by other agencies. Inspectors shall recognize permits for the movement of organisms issued under other acts...


330.208 Courtesy permits. The Deputy Administrator may issue permits for the movement into or through the United States, or interstate, or organisms which are...


330.209 Permits for means of conveyance. No permit shall be required for movement into or through the United States from any place outside thereof, or...


Sec. 330.210 Packing materials and containers for plant pest movement; host materials. Plant pests moved into or through the United States, or interstate, must...


330.210a Administrative instructions listing approved packing materials for plant pests. (a) The following materials are approved as packing materials for...


Sec. 330.211 Labeling of plant pests for movement under permits. (a) Interstate movement. For interstate movements of plant pests a label shall be attached to...


330.212 Movement of plant pests by baggage. Persons proposing to move plant pests into or through the United States from any place outside thereof, or from...


Sec. 330.300a Administrative instructions ex empting soil from parts of Canada from certain restrictions. Soil of Canadian origin except soil from...


Sec. 330.301 Stone and quarry products from certain areas in Canada. Stone and quarry products from areas in Canada infested with the gypsy moth may be...


Products Sec. 330.302 Domestic movements of earth (including soil), stone, etc. The interstate movement from regulated areas in the Continental United States...


330.400 Regulation of certain garbage. (a) Hawaii, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands of the United States, Guam, and all other Insular Possessions of the...


part are effective on February 11, 2003. On and after that date, any person possessing, using, or transferring any agent or toxin listed in Sec. 331.3 must be in compliance with...


Health Inspection Service, or any person authorized to act for the Administrator. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). The Animal and Plant Health...


use, and transfer of biological agents or toxins that have been determined to have the potential to pose a severe threat to plant health or to plant products....


toxins listed in this section have been determined to have the potential to pose a severe threat to plant health or to plant products. Liberobacter...


using, or transferring agents or toxins that are contained in specimens presented for diagnosis or verification will be exempt from the requirements of this...


331.4, any individual or entity that possesses, uses, or transfers any agent or toxin listed in Sec. 331.3 must register with APHIS. (b) Each entity must designate...


an individual or entity shall not possess, use, or transfer any agent or toxin listed in Sec. 331.3 without a certificate of registration issued by APHIS. (b) A...


deny an application for registration or revoke registration if: (1) The Attorney General identifies the responsible official, entity, or the individual who owns or...


registration, an individual or entity must submit all of the information and documentation required in the registration application package to APHIS, including the name, source,...


is responsible for ensuring compliance with the regulations, including: (1) Developing and implementing a Biocontainment and Security Plan in accordance with...


individual may not have access to biological agents or toxins listed in Sec. 331.3 unless approved by APHIS. [[Page 417]] APHIS will grant, limit, or deny access...


an individual or entity must develop and implement a Biocontainment and Security Plan.\8\ The Biocontainment and Security Plan must contain sufficient information...


in containment and security procedures to all individuals with access to agents and toxins listed in Sec. 331.3. (b) The responsible official must provide...


toxins listed in Sec. 331.3 may only be transferred to an individual or entity registered to possess, use, or transfer that particular agent or toxin. However, the sender of an...


records of information necessary to give an accounting of all of the activities related to agents or toxins listed in Sec. 331.3. Such records must include...


APHIS inspector must be allowed, without previous notification, to enter and inspect the entire premises, all materials and equipment, and all records required to be maintained...


toxin. (a) The responsible official must orally notify APHIS and appropriate Federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies immediately upon discovery of the theft...


or revocation of registration under this part. An individual who has been denied access to listed agents or toxins or who has been granted only limited access to listed...


340.0 Restrictions on the introduction of regulated articles. (a) No person shall introduce any regulated article unless the Administrator is: ...


Contents Sec. 340.1 Definitions. Terms used in the singular form in this part shall be construed as the plural, and vice versa, as the case may demand. The...


Contents Sec. 340.2 Groups of organisms which are or contain plant pests and exemptions. (a) Groups of organisms which are or contain plant pests. The organisms...


340.7 Marking and identity. (a) Any regulated article to be imported other than by mail, shall, at the time of importation into the United States,...


Contents Sec. 340.8 Container requirements for the movement of regulated articles. (a) General requirements. A regulated article shall not be moved unless it...


340.9 Cost and charges. The services of the inspector during regularly assigned hours of duty and at the usual places of duty shall be furnished...


products, and soil is prohibited or restricted through various orders, quarantines, and regulations promulgated by the Administrator of the Animal and Plant Health...


and customs officers are stationed at the following locations: Anchorage, Alaska, Arlington, Va., Atlanta, Ga., Baltimore, Md., Baton Rouge, La., Blaine,...


either from examination or external evidence, are found or are believed to contain plants or plant products, shall be dispatched for submission, or actually...


Honolulu, Hawaii, Jamaica, L.I., N.Y., Laredo, Tex., Miami, Fla., New Orleans, La., San Francisco, Calif., San Juan, P.R., San Pedro, Calif., or Seattle, Wash., shall keep...


to be returned to the country of origin as a prohibited importation (in which event he shall endorse his action thereon) and delivers the shipment to the collector...


in the treatment of packages containing plants or plant products received in closed mail dispatches made up for transmission directly to a post office located at a...


To collectors of customs and others concerned: (a) Shipments of plant material may be imported by mail free of duty for immediate exportation by mail subject to the...


title shall be understood to include both the regulations and administrative instructions in this part. (b) Words used in the singular form in this part shall be...


products, plant pests, soil, and other products and articles that may be infested or infected by or contain plant pests or noxious weeds are exempt from the prohibitions...


and articles subject to the regulations in this part that are unloaded, landed, or otherwise brought or moved into or through the United States in violation of this...


the owner shall make available to the inspector for examination a complete manifest or other documentation from which the inspector may determine whether there are on...


arrival, unloading or landing, or other movement into or through the United States of plants, plant products, plant pests, and soil subject to this part. The permit may...


as otherwise provided in this paragraph, any person desiring to unload or land, or otherwise move into or through the United States, any plants or plant products for which...


to this part and covered by a specific permit, the importer shall submit in duplicate through the U.S. Collector of Customs for the U.S. Department of Agriculture a...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7 volume 5] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR352.8] [Page 446] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE CHAPTER III--ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 352_PLANT QUARANTINE SAFEGUARD REGULATIONS--Table of Contents Sec. 352.8 Marking requirements. Prohibited and restricted products and articles subject to this part shall be adequately marked or otherwise identified by documentation to indicate their nature. ...


pests, soil, or other products or articles subject to this part shall not be allowed at points within the United States other than at the ports specified in the Customs...


and articles subject to this part shall be subject to inspection at the port of first arrival in accordance with Sec. 330.105(a) of this chapter and shall not...


in the United States in closed dispatches by international mail or international parcel post and which are in transit through the United States to another country shall be...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7 volume 5] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR352.12] [Page 448] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE CHAPTER III--ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 352_PLANT QUARANTINE SAFEGUARD REGULATIONS--Table of Contents Sec. 352.12 Baggage. Products or articles subject to this part which are contained in baggage shall be subject to the requirements of this part in the same manner as cargo. ...


When plants, plant products, plant pests, and soil released for exportation, transshipment and exportation, or transportation and exportation, under this part, have met all...


of prohibited or restricted products or articles under the provisons in this part shall be borne by the owner. Services of the inspector during regularly assigned hours of duty...


this part, it should be understood that inexactness or carelessness may result in injury or damage. It should also be understood by the owners that emergency...


the United States to destinations outside the United States only in accordance with this section. (a) Permits. Before moving the avocados through the United...


The following provisions shall apply to the movement into or through the United States under this part of oranges, tangerines, and grapefruit...


person authorized to act for the Administrator. Agent. An individual who meets the eligibility requirements set forth in Sec. 353.6, and who is designated by the Animal and...


but does provide certification of plants and plant products as a service to exporters. After assessing the phytosanitary condition of the plants or plant products intended...


plants and plant products may be obtained by contacting one of the following...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7 volume 5] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR353.4] [Page 455] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE CHAPTER III--ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 353_EXPORT CERTIFICATION--Table of Contents Sec. 353.4 Products covered. Plants and plant products when offered for export or re-export. ...


572, or, to obtain a certificate of heat treatment, PPQ Form 553) shall be made as far in advance as possible, and shall be filed in the office of inspection at the port...


protection agency who are authorized by the agency to perform field inspections in accordance with this part and who have successfully completed training in accordance...


or unprocessed plant products for which certification is requested, the inspector shall sign and issue a separate certificate based on the findings of the inspection. ...


perform specific laboratory testing or phytosanitary inspection services if the Administrator determines that the non-government facility meets the criteria of paragraph...


inspection. (a) Application for accreditation, certification of accreditation, and monitoring of accredited facilities. A facility may apply to be accredited...


(a)(1) Any person, firm, or corporation having ownership, custody, or control of plants, plant products, animals, animal byproducts, or other commodities or articles subject to...


(a)(1) Any person, firm, or corporation having ownership, custody, or control of plants, plant products, animals, animal byproducts, or other commodities or articles subject to...
...


(a)(1) Any person, firm, or corporation having ownership, custody, or control of plants, plant products, animals, animal byproducts, or other commodities or articles subject to...
...
...


for inspection services at ports of entry. (1) Operators and owners of vessels or aircraft, or their agents, may enter into agreements with APHIS to receive, at points of...


a person requesting a service for which an APHIS user fee is payable, is delinquent in paying any APHIS user fee due under either title 7 or title 9, Code of Federal Regulations, or...


Pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), the Secretary is responsible for the enforcement of the provisions of the Act...


Terms used in the singular form in this part shall be construed as the plural, and vice versa, as the case may demand. The following terms, when used in this part, shall...


engage in business concerning nonlisted terrestrial plants. The Secretary hereby grants permission for any person engaged in business as an importer, exporter,...


mailing requirements for plants imported, exported, or reexported by mail.\5 (a) Any terrestrial plant which is to be imported by mail and which may be imported under 50...


documentation. (a) Documentation for any mailed or nonmailed terrestrial plant which is required to have documentation under 50 CFR part 17 or part 23 at the...


and reports. (a) Any person engaged in business as an importer, exporter, or reexporter of terrestrial plants listed in 50 CFR part 17 or part 23 shall...


any plant, equipment, means of conveyance or other property \1\ seized under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended, (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) or the Lacey Act Amendments...


Deputy Administrator shall determine the retail value of such property in the same quantity or quantities as seized. If the property may lawfully be sold in the United States,...


following the seizures or other receipt of any property specified in Sec. 356.1 and determined under Sec. 356.2 to have a value greater than $10,000, the Deputy Administrator...


When authorized. The Secretary shall take measures to obtain forfeiture in accordance with this section of any property specified in Sec. 356.1 and determined under Sec. 356.2 to have...


value of the property as determined under Sec. 356.3, in place of any property specified in Sec. 356.1 and release the property to the owner or agent of the property, if such...


valued at $10,000 or less, the property shall remain in the custody of the Deputy Administrator pending disposition. Pending such disposition, the property shall be stored in...


in Sec. 356.1 and valued at $10,000 or less, or any person who has incurred or is alleged to have incurred a forfeiture of any such property, may file with the...


person determined to be the owner or agent thereof, the Deputy Administrator shall issue a letter or other document to the person determined to be owner or agent thereof authorizing...


of time, will be considered filed or served as of the time of receipt by the party with or upon whom filing or service is required. (b) Saturdays, Sundays, and...


plural and vice versa, as the case may require. (b) As used in this part, the terms as defined in section 3 of the Act (7 U.S.C. 2802) shall apply with equal force and effect....


7712), the Secretary of Agriculture has determined that the following plants \1\ or plant products fall within the definition of ``noxious weed'' as defined in section 403...


move a Federal noxious weed into or through the United States, or interstate, unless: (1) He or she obtains a permit for such movement in accordance with paragraphs (b)...


be construed as the plural, and vice versa, as the case may demand. The following terms, when used in this part, shall be construed, respectively, to mean: Administrator....


(a) No person shall import any agricultural seed, vegetable seed, or screenings into the United States unless the importation is in compliance with this part. (b) Any...


seed, and screenings imported into the United States must be accompanied by a declaration from the importer of the seed or screenings. The declaration must state...


vegetable seed, and screenings imported into the United States shall be made available for examination by an APHIS inspector at the port of first arrival and shall remain at...


vegetable seed, and screenings imported into the United States shall be made available for examination by an APHIS inspector at the port of first arrival and shall remain at...
...


and (a)(2) of this section shall be considered noxious weed seeds. (1) Seeds with no tolerances applicable to their introduction: Aeginetia...


(a) In addition to meeting the declaration and labeling requirements of Sec. 361.2 and all other applicable provisions of this part, all Canadian-origin agricultural seed...


(a) Imported seed that is found to contain noxious weed seeds at a level higher than the tolerances set forth in Sec. 361.6(b) may be cleaned under the monitoring...


seed under this part must maintain a complete record, including copies of the declaration and labeling required under this part and a sample of seed, for each lot of...


this chapter, the services of an APHIS inspector during regularly assigned hours of duty and at the usual places of duty will be furnished without cost. The U.S. Department...


U.S.C. 552), and in accordance with the requirements of the Department of Agriculture regulations in part 1, subpart A of this title. The availability of records of the Animal...


continuously published in the Federal Register, and codified in this chapter III, title 7, and in 9 CFR chapter I. APHIS issues publications explaining animal and plant...


public inspection and copying a current index providing identifying information regarding the materials required to be published or made available under the Freedom...


required to be made available under 5 U.S.C. 552(c)(2) will be provided by APHIS, on business days between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Requests for this information should be...


made available under the preceding sections, shall be made in writing in accordance with 7 CFR 1.3(a) and submitted to the APHIS Freedom of Information Act Coordinator at the...


requester may file an appeal pursuant to Sec. 1.3(e) of this title. The appeal should be in writing and should be addressed as...


accordance with the Department regulations in Sec. 1.5 of this title and the regulations in this part. (b) Requests for records and information which have customarily...


Service (APHIS) was created by the Secretary of Agriculture on April 2, 1972 (37 FR 6327, March 28, 1972). (b) Central offices. APHIS is headquartered in...


APHIS formulates, directs, and supervises the execution of APHIS policies, programs, and activities. (2) The Administrator is authorized to take any action authorized...


Quarantine (PPQ) protects and safeguards the Nation's plant resources through programs and activities to prevent the introduction and spread of plant pests and diseases. ...


and safeguards the Nation's livestock and poultry through programs and activities to prevent the introduction and spread of pests and disease of livestock and poultry....


and Regulatory Programs Business Services (MRPBS) plans and provides for the agency's human, financial, and physical resources. [[Page 522]] ...


caused by wildlife. (b) Deputy Administrator of WS. The Deputy Administrator of WS is responsible for: (1) Participating with the Administrator of APHIS...


of humane care and treatment for regulated animals and monitors and achieves compliance through inspections, enforcement, education, and cooperative efforts...


protects U.S. agriculture and enhances agricultural trade with foreign countries. (b) Deputy Administrator of IS. The Deputy Administrator of IS is responsible for: ...


(PPD) provides analytical support for agency decisions and plans. (b) Director of PPD. The Director of PPD is responsible for: (1) Participating with...


Public Affairs (LPA) is the communications arm of APHIS. (b) Director of LPA. The Director of LPA is responsible for: (1) Advising and assisting the Administrator...


is delegated the authority to perform the duties and to exercise the functions and powers that are now, or that may become, vested in the Administrator, including...


preclude the Administrator or each Deputy Administrator or Director from exercising powers or functions. No delegation or authorization in this part shall preclude...


to the individual designated to act for the Administrator: (a) The initiation, change, or discontinuance of major program activities. (b) The issuance...


to comment on the programs and functions of the agency should address correspondence to the appropriate Deputy Administrator or Director, APHIS, U.S. Department of...


Policy Act by assuring early and adequate consideration of environmental factors in Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service planning and decisionmaking and...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7 volume 5] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR372.2] [Page 525] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE CHAPTER III--ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 372_NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT IMPLEMENTING PROCEDURES--Table of Contents Sec. 372.2 Designation of responsible APHIS official. The Administrator of APHIS, or an agency official to whom the Administrator may formally delegate the task, is responsible for overall review of APHIS' NEPA compliance. ...


studies, and the availability of reference materials, as well as the informal interpretations of APHIS' NEPA [[Page 526]] procedures and other forms of assistance,...


(CEQ) implementing regulations at 40 CFR part 1508 is incorporated herein. In addition, the following terms, as used in these procedures, are defined as follows: ...


statements. This class of policymakings and rulemakings seeks to establish programmatic approaches to animal and plant health issues. Actions in this class...


who anticipates the need for approval of proposed activities classified as normally requiring environmental documentation is encouraged to contact, at the...


officials to determine what types of environmental analyses or documentation, if any, need to be prepared. NEPA documents will incorporate, to the fullest extent...


planning and decisions points. The NEPA process will be fully coordinated with APHIS planning in cooperation with program personnel. Specific decision points or milestones will...


be forwarded immediately upon completion to the decisionmaker for a determination of whether the proposed action may have significant effects on the quality of the...


an environmental impact statement is made, a notice of intent will be published. The administrative record will thereafter be open. The supplemental document will then...


rules of practice. (a) The Uniform Rules of Practice for the Department of Agriculture promulgated in subpart H of part 1, subtitle A, title 7 CFR are the Rules...


(a) At any time prior to the issuance of a complaint seeking a civil penalty under any of the Acts listed in Sec. 380.1, the Administrator, in his discretion,...




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