Section 2-25-13

Movement, sale, etc., into state or within state of plants, plant products, etc., during quarantines; confiscation by commissioner; plants, etc., moved into quarantined area.

Whenever the board or commissioner under the provisions of this article shall declare a quarantine against any place, nursery, grove, orchard, county or counties of this state, other states, territories or foreign countries as to plant, pest, or noxious weed, it shall be unlawful thereafter until such quarantine is removed for any person to introduce into this state or to move, sell or otherwise dispose of within this state any plant, plant product or other thing included in such quarantine, except under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the board or commissioner.

Any plant, plant product, or other thing included under a quarantine which is moved, sold, or otherwise disposed of within the state in violation of this section, and any plant propagated from such plant, plant product, or other thing, shall be declared contraband and confiscated and destroyed by the commissioner without compensation to anyone.

Any plant, plant product, or other thing moved into a quarantined area shall itself be quarantined and subject to all restrictions of the quarantine.

(Ag. Code 1927, §304; Code 1940, T. 2, §464; Acts 1991, No. 91-632, p. 1179, §10.)