South Carolina Code 46-37-30. Inspection; removal or destruction of bees, beekeeping fixtures and appliances
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Terms Used In South Carolina Code 46-37-30
- Area: means apiary, beeyard, colony, organized or otherwise, or any other place where bees are found to colonize. See South Carolina Code 46-37-05
- Disease: means contagious and infectious disease, including, but not limited to, American Foulbrood, European Foulbrood, Isle of Wight disease, or any pests and parasites, including, but not limited to, Varroa Mite, Tracheal mite, Africanized bee, etc. See South Carolina Code 46-37-05
- Division: means the Division of Regulatory and Public Service Programs, Clemson University, and any of its employees, agents, and officials. See South Carolina Code 46-37-05
The division may enter a warehouse, premises, or area to inspect bees and beekeeping fixtures to determine if they (a) are infected with a disease or (b) have been or are being transported in violation of the provisions of this chapter. The division may require the removal from this State of bees or fixtures brought into the State in violation of this chapter. If the division finds that bees or fixtures are infected with a disease or finds that the bees or fixtures have been exposed to infection by a disease it may require the destruction, treatment, or disinfection of bees and fixtures.