Section 2-22-20

Rules and regulations.

For the administration and enforcement of this chapter, the board is authorized to adopt and promulgate reasonable rules and regulations relating to the sale and distribution of commercial fertilizers necessary to carry out the full intent and meaning of this chapter, including, but not limited to, fixing tolerances for plant food deficiency penalty assessments pursuant to Section 2-22-12, providing for the incorporation into commercial fertilizer of such other substances as pesticides and the proper labeling of such mixture, establish a fee together with such other rules and regulations reasonably necessary to implement, make specific, and interpret the provisions of this chapter. Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter and specifically the provisions of subdivision (5) of Section 2-22-2 relating to guaranteed analysis, the commissioner with the approval of the board shall be authorized to require by rules and regulations that the guaranteed analysis of phosphorus and potassium for labeling purposes shall be expressed in the elemental form, but until such rules and regulations are duly promulgated and adopted, the guaranteed analysis shall not be required to be expressed in the elemental form.

(Acts 1969, No. 434, p. 840, §18; Act 2004-516, p. 996, §1.)