Section 2-14-11

Destruction of diseased bees, supplies or equipment.

Any colony or colonies of bees, combs, honey frames, hives, supers or other beekeeping supplies or equipment found to be infected with American Foulbrood or any other infectious or contagious disease of bees which cannot be satisfactorily controlled is hereby declared to be a public nuisance and shall be destroyed by burning by the beekeeper or other person in control of such diseased bees. Upon failure of the beekeeper to destroy the diseased bees and equipment, the commissioner or his agents or employees are hereby authorized to and may destroy such bees and equipment.

(Acts 1965, No. 794, p. 1488, §10.)