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§ 3250. Citrus Pests Exterior Quarantine.

3 CA ADC § 3250BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 3. Food and Agriculture
Division 4. Plant Industry
Chapter 3. Entomology and Plant Quarantine
Subchapter 4. Plant Quarantine
Article 3. Exterior Quarantine (Regulations) (Refs & Annos)
3 CCR § 3250
§ 3250. Citrus Pests Exterior Quarantine.
A quarantine is established against the following pests, their hosts and possible carriers.
(a) Pests. Any species of fruit flies of the family Tephritidae known to attack citrus; citrus canker, Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. citri; and any other injurious insect or other animal or plant disease pest of citrus which does not occur, or is not generally established in California.
(b) Area Under Quarantine. All states, districts, and territories of the United States, except the State of Arizona.
(c) Articles and Commodities Covered.
(1) From the area under quarantine, except the State of Florida:
(A) All species and varieties of citrus fruits;
(B) All plants and propagative parts, except seed, belonging to, or hybrids of, the genera Citrus (true citrus), Fortunella (kumquats), Poncirus (trifoliate oranges), Aeglopsis (dwarf powder-flask fruit), and Afraegle (African powder-flask fruit).
(2) From the State of Florida:
(A) All species and varieties of citrus fruits;
(B) All plants and plant parts, except seed, belonging to, or hybrids of, the plant family Rutaceae, including, but not limited to, the genera Citrus (true citrus), Fortunella (kumquats), Murraya (mock orange), Poncirus (trifoliate oranges), Aeglopsis (dwarf powder-flask fruit), and Afraegle (African powder-flask fruit).
(d) Restrictions.
(1) Trees, Plants, Scions, Buds, Cuttings, and Understock Prohibited. All plants and propagative materials (except seed) of all species, varieties, and hybrids of plant material listed in subsection (c)(1)(B) are prohibited entry into California from the area under quarantine except the State of Florida unless authorized entry under permit issued by the department or when shipped by, or at the request of, the United States Department of Agriculture for experimental purposes.
(2) Trees, Plants, and Plant Parts Prohibited. All plants and plant parts (except seed) of all species, varieties, and hybrids of plant material listed in subsection (c)(2)(B) are prohibited entry into California from the State of Florida except when authorized entry under permit issued by the department or when shipped by, or at the request of, the United States Department of Agriculture for experimental purposes.
(3) Requirements for Entry of Citrus Fruit from Florida or Texas. Commercial shipments of citrus fruit made by commercial packing houses, may be admitted into this state from Florida or Texas provided conditions are met as listed under (A) or (B), and (C) and (D) of this paragraph.
(A) Shipments of Florida citrus fruit, except lemons and sour limes, must be accompanied by a certificate issued by an official of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services indicating the fruit was treated in accordance with methods approved by the department.
(B) Shipments of Texas citrus fruit, except lemons and sour limes, must be accompanied by a Federal Master Permit issued under provisions of the United States Mexican Fruit Fly Quarantine and by an agent of the United States Department of Agriculture.
(C) Surface Pests. Treatment for surface pests (scale, insects, mites, etc.) is not required as a condition of entry for all citrus fruit, including lemons and sour limes, from Florida and Texas destined to California when the fruit has been cleaned by washing and scrubbing with brushes in a commercial packing house in preparation for interstate shipment. If the fruit has not been so cleaned, prepared and handled, then the fruit shall be treated to assure the fruit is free of surface pests under official supervision prior to shipment and be so certified by an authorized agricultural official of the state of origin.
(D) All containers in which citrus fruit are shipped to California shall be new.
(4) Citrus fruit from the area under quarantine is prohibited entry into California except as provided herein.
(5) Automobiles, Other Vehicles, and Their Contents, Subject to Inspection. Automobiles, trailers, trucks, and other vehicles, baggage, personal effects, household goods, and camping implements, arriving in California from any state or territory of the United States may be placed in quarantine by the department until it has been determined by inspection that the same are free from all varieties of citrus fruits and citrus plants, and parts thereof, except seeds.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 407, 5301 and 5302, Food and Agricultural Code. Reference: Sections 5301 and 5302, Food and Agricultural Code.
HISTORY
1. Amendment filed 10-27-72 as an emergency; designated effective 11-1-72 (Register 72, No. 44). For prior history, see Register 68, No. 17.
2. Certificate of Compliance filed 12-15-72 (Register 72, No. 51).
3. Amendment filed 7-11-73; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 73, No. 28).
4. Amendment filed 7-28-77 as organizational and procedural; effective upon filing (Register 77, No. 31).
5. Repealer and new section filed 3-29-83; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 83, No. 14).
6. Amendment of section heading, section and Note filed 6-30-98 as an emergency; operative 6-30-98 (Register 98, No. 27). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 10-28-98 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
7. Certificate of Compliance as to 6-30-98 order, including amendment of section, transmitted to OAL 10-26-98 and filed 12-8-98 (Register 98, No. 50).
This database is current through 10/8/21 Register 2021, No. 41
3 CCR § 3250, 3 CA ADC § 3250
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