The purpose of these rules is to establish procedures for conducting a program to eradicate fruit flies defined in subsection Fla. Admin. Code R. 5B-66.001(2), upon their detection in the State of Florida. This rule chapter designates the size of quarantine areas and the requirements for the movement and certification of hosts and regulated articles. It also designates the size of treatment areas and the procedures for conducting treatments, outlines program mitigative measures and sets forth the requirements for declaring eradication.
Rulemaking Authority 570.07(23), (24), 581.031(1), (5), (7), (17) FS. Law Implemented 570.32(5), (6), 581.031(6), (7), (9), (15), (17), (20), (26), (30), 581.101, 581.161, 581.181 FS. History—New 12-8-11.