Current as of: Dec. 2011
(1) Compliance Agreements. The department may issue a compliance agreement for the movement of regulated articles, as listed under Rule 5B-54.005, F.A.C., from another state for entrance into Florida under any of the following conditions:
(a) When movement of non-certified regulated articles to specified destinations for limited handling, utilization, or processing is requested.
(b) Each compliance agreement will prescribe the conditions under which the regulated articles are allowed to move. Form Compliance Agreement, DACS-08031, Revised 5/99, is hereby incorporated in this rule by reference. A copy of DACS-08031 may be obtained from the Division of Plant Industry, Bureau of Plant and Apiary Inspection, Post Office Box 147100, Gainesville, Florida 32614-7100.
(2) Certificates of Inspection.
(a) A certificate is required on each sale or movement of honeybees and other regulated articles within the state unless such regulated articles are identified as specified in Rule 5B-54.013, F.A.C. Forms DACS-08061, revised 8/99 Certificate of Inspection for Out of State Shipments and Re-entry Into Florida, and incorporated herein by reference, or a Queen Certificate, DACS-08057, revised 10/99, and incorporated herein by reference, may be used for this purpose. A copy of forms DACS-08061 and DACS-08057 may be obtained from the Division of Plant Industry, Bureau of Plant and Apiary Inspection, Post Office Box 147100, Gainesville, Florida 32614-7100.
(b) A certificate, DACS-08061 or DACS-08057, is required on shipments of honeybees or other regulated articles going from the state showing that certification requirements have been met.
Laws implemented by this Rule: Florida Statutes § 586.10, 586.11
This Rule authorized by: Florida Statutes § 586.10
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