§ 1 This Act may be cited as the Illinois Seed Law
§ 2 Definitions
§ 2.101 “Advertisement” means all representations, other than on the label, …
§ 2.102 “Agricultural seeds” include the seeds of grass, forage, oil, cereal, …
§ 2.103 “Association of Official Seed Analysts (AOSA)” means the organization …
§ 2.104 “Association of Official Seed Certifying Agencies (AOSCA)” means the …
§ 2.105 “Brand” means a word, name, symbol, number or design used to identify …
§ 2.106 “Certifying agency” means (a) an agency authorized under the laws of …
§ 2.107 “Certified Seed” means one of four classes of seed: (1) breeder, (2) …
§ 2.108 “Conditioning” means drying, cleaning, scarifying or blending to …
§ 2.109 “Dealer” means any person who distributes
§ 2.110 “Department” means the Department of Agriculture of the State of …
§ 2.111 “Director” means the Director of the Department of Agriculture, of …
§ 2.112 “Distribute” means to import, consign, offer for sale, hold for sale, …
§ 2.113 “False and mislabeling advertisement” means all representation other …
§ 2.114 “Handling seed” includes transportation, warehousing, cleaning, …
§ 2.115 “Hybrid” means the first generation seed of a cross produced by …
§ 2.116 “Inoculant” means a commercial preparation containing nitrogen fixing …
§ 2.117 “Kind” means one or more related species or subspecies which singly …
§ 2.118 “Label” means the display or displays of written printed or graphic …
§ 2.119 “Labeling” includes labels, and all other written, printed, or …
§ 2.120 “Lot” means a definite quantity of seed identified by a lot number or …
§ 2.121 “Mixture or blend” means seed consisting of more than one kind or …
§ 2.121-5 Non-commercial seed sharing
§ 2.122 “Official sample” means any sample of seed taken and designated as …
§ 2.123 “Operator of a public auction sale or similar type consignment sale” …
§ 2.124 “Origin” means the State, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or …
§ 2.125 “Packet” means a retail or wholesale commodity of vegetable seed …
§ 2.126 “Person” includes any individual, partnership, corporation, company, …
§ 2.127 “Prohibited (primary) noxious weed seeds” are the seeds of weeds …
§ 2.128 “Record” includes all information relating to each lot of seed …
§ 2.129 “Restricted (secondary) noxious weed seeds” are the seeds of weeds …
§ 2.130 “Retail seed dealer” is one who sells agricultural, vegetable or lawn …
§ 2.131 “Screenings” means chaff, florets, immature seed, weed seeds, inert …
§ 2.132 “Seed broker” is one who for a commission or other compensation is …
§ 2.132-5 Seed library
§ 2.133 “Seed merchants” are those engaged in both wholesale and retail …
§ 2.133-5 Seed swap event
§ 2.134 “Seeds” mean agricultural or vegetable seeds or other seeds as …
§ 2.135 “Seizure” means a legal process carried out by court order against a …
§ 2.136 “Sell” when applied to agricultural seed, vegetable seed, lawn seed, …
§ 2.137 “Stop Sale, Use or Removal Order” means an administrative order …
§ 2.138 “Treated” means that the seed has received an application of a …
§ 2.139 “Type” means a group of varieties so nearly similar that the …
§ 2.140 “Variety” means subdivision of a kind which is distinct, uniform and …
§ 2.141 “Vegetable seeds” includes the seeds of those crops which are grown …
§ 2.142 “Weed seeds” includes the seeds of all plants generally recognized as …
§ 2.143 “Wholesale seed dealers” are those selling agricultural, vegetable or …
§ 2.144 Cool weather grasses
§ 3 Department to administer Act – Rules and regulations – Guidance of …
§ 4 Label requirements. Each container of agricultural, vegetable or …
§ 4.1 All seeds named and treated as defined in this Act (for which a …
§ 4.2 All agricultural seeds must be labeled with: …
§ 4.2a Agricultural seeds that are coated shall be labeled with: …
§ 4.2b Labeling for seed mixtures for lawn or turf purposes shall …
§ 4.4 Labeling for vegetable seeds in packets as prepared for use in home …
§ 4.5 Labeling for vegetable seeds in containers other than packets …
§ 5 Prohibitions
§ 5.1 It is unlawful for any person within this …
§ 6 Records
§ 7 Exemptions
§ 7.1 No person shall be subject to the penalties of this Act for having …
§ 8 Duties and authority of state seed law enforcement officer
§ 8.1 For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act, the …
§ 9 University of Illinois Agriculture Experiment Station as official certifying agency
§ 10 Permits
§ 11 Seizure
§ 11.1 Any seed permit holder who acquires agricultural seed for resale and …
§ 11.2 In all cases wherein compliance with Section 11.1 of this Act is …
§ 11.3 All seed disposed of by any seed permit holder through grain …
§ 12 If a seed dealer violates any of the provisions of this Act, his or …
§ 13 Violations and prosecutions
§ 14 Review
§ 15 Saving clause
§ 16 “The Illinois Administrative Procedure Act” and the rules and …

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 505 ILCS 110

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" a calendar year unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" alone, is equivalent to the expression "year of our Lord. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.10
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.