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§ 10-9.17. Applicator's certificates--Application--Renewal--Violation--Fees

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 2. Agriculture

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 2. Agriculture
Chapter 1. Agricultural Code (Refs & Annos)
Article 10. Poultry and Poultry Products (Refs & Annos)
D. Oklahoma Poultry Waste Applicators Certification Act
2 Okl.St.Ann. § 10-9.17
§ 10-9.17. Applicator's certificates--Application--Renewal--Violation--Fees
A. It shall be unlawful and a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) for any person to act, operate, or do business or advertise as a commercial poultry waste applicator or to land-apply poultry waste as a private poultry waste applicator unless such person has obtained a valid applicator's certificate issued by the State Board of Agriculture.
B. Applicator's certificates shall be issued by the Board, to applicants who qualify under the provisions of the Oklahoma Poultry Waste Applicators Certification Act.
C. Certificates shall be issued only upon application therefor to the Board on a form of application prescribed by the Board. The application shall contain information regarding the applicant's qualifications and proposed operations and such other information as may be specified by the Board.
D. A certificate shall be issued only after satisfactory completion of such certification standards as determined by the Board.
E. 1. All commercial applicator certificates shall expire on the thirty-first day of December following their issuance or renewal, and may be renewed for the ensuing calendar year, without penalty, if a properly completed application is filed with the Board not later than the first day of January of each year. A registration fee of Fifteen Dollars ($15.00) shall accompany every initial application for certification. A renewal fee of Fifteen Dollars ($15.00) shall accompany every renewal application.
2. All private applicator certificates shall be in effect for five (5) years and may be renewed by application. A registration fee of Fifteen Dollars ($15.00) shall accompany every initial application for certification. A renewal fee of Fifteen Dollars ($15.00) shall accompany every renewal application. The Fifteen Dollar ($15.00) registration and renewal fee shall be waived if the private applicator is also registered pursuant to the Oklahoma Registered Poultry Feeding Operations Act.1
3. All such fees shall be deposited in the Agriculture Regulation Revolving Fund to be used for the purpose of implementing the provisions of the Oklahoma Registered Poultry Feeding Operations Act and the Oklahoma Poultry Waste Applicators Certification Act.
F. Any person issued an applicator's certificate shall comply with the education provisions of subsection F of Section 10-9.5 of this title.

Credits

Laws 1998, c. 232, § 17, eff. July 1, 1998; Laws 2000, c. 367, § 126, emerg. eff. June 6, 2000; Laws 2011, c. 55, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 2012; Laws 2015, c. 313, § 14, eff. July 1, 2015.

Footnotes

Title 2, § 10-9.1 et seq.
2 Okl. St. Ann. § 10-9.17, OK ST T. 2 § 10-9.17
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 329 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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