§ 3021 Definitions
§ 3022 Enforcement; inspection
§ 3023 Duties to report
§ 3024 Apiary inspection; owners to control or eradicate bee diseases
§ 3025 Second inspection of diseased colonies; destruction
§ 3026 Sale or other unauthorized disposition of diseased bees
§ 3027 Abandoned apiaries and equipment
§ 3028 Traffic in bees; inspection; certification
§ 3029 Movable comb frames required
§ 3030 Rules
§ 3031 Right of entry; impeding prohibited
§ 3032 Transportation of bees or used equipment into the state
§ 3033 Shipping bees or equipment into another state or country; application for inspection; expenses; certificate
§ 3034 Establishing an apiary location
§ 3035 Penalty

Terms Used In Vermont Statutes > Title 6 > Chapter 172

  • Abandoned apiary: means any apiary in this state whose location has not been registered with the secretary and for which the owner cannot be located after reasonable effort. See
  • Apiary: means a place where one or more colonies of bees are kept and shall include hives and bees. See
  • Bee: means the insect commonly known as the honey bee (apis mellifera), or other species of the genus apis, at any stage of its existence including the egg, larval, pupal, or adult stages. See
  • Colony: means the hive and its equipment including bees, comb, and honey. See
  • Destroy: means to burn bees, combs and frames, or other equipment which cannot be disinfected by scorching or other approved methods. See
  • Disease: shall mean any serious malady which is infectious, contagious, or injurious to bees and shall include: American foulbrood, European foulbrood, or external or internal parasites or parasitoids of bees. See
  • Equipment: means hives, supers, and frames. See
  • following: when used by way of reference to a section of the law shall mean the next preceding or following section. See
  • Hive: means frame, hive, box hive, box, barrel, log gum, skep, or other receptacle or container, natural or artificial, or any part thereof, which is used or employed as a domicile for bees. See
  • Inspector: means any person designated by the secretary to inspect apiaries and enforce this chapter. See
  • Owner: means a person who in any way owns, leases, possesses, or otherwise controls an apiary, colony, hive, bees, or equipment and shall include the agent of such person. See
  • Person: shall include all corporations, partnerships, associations, societies, individuals or group of individuals or any employee, servant, or agent acting for or employed by any person as above defined. See
  • Person: shall include any natural person, corporation, municipality, the State of Vermont or any department, agency, or subdivision of the State, and any partnership, unincorporated association, or other legal entity. See
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the agency of agriculture, food and markets. See
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States may apply to the District of Columbia and any territory and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See