Effective date: 8/10/2010

    The purpose of this rule chapter is to establish procedures to prevent the introduction of wood boring pests, wood inhabiting pests, and plant disease pathogens into the state, and prevent the spread of these pests within the state by regulating the movement of firewood and unprocessed wood products that can harbor wood boring and wood inhabiting pests and plant disease pathogens.
Rulemaking Authority 570.07(23), 581.031(1), (4), (5), (7) FS. Law Implemented 570.07(2), (13), 581.031(1), (4), (5), (6), (7), (9), (20) FS. History—New 8-10-10.