1505.0756 Training Requirements And Authorized Agent Status For County Agricultural Inspectors


Published: 2015

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1505.0756 TRAINING REQUIREMENTS AND AUTHORIZED AGENT STATUS FOR COUNTY AGRICULTURAL INSPECTORS.


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Subpart 1.

Training requirements.


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A.

To meet qualifications as a county agricultural inspector in the control programs for noxious weed, seed, and screenings as required by Minnesota Statutes, section 18.80, subdivision 1, each county agricultural inspector must complete at least 40 hours of approved training in the first year of employment, and 20 hours in each succeeding year as follows:

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(1)

16 hours in seed law enforcement training in the first year and eight in each succeeding year;


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(2)

20 hours in noxious weed law enforcement training in the first year and ten in each succeeding year; and


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(3)

four hours in screenings law enforcement in the first year and two in each succeeding year.



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B.

To meet qualifications as a county agricultural inspector in the control programs for feed, fertilizers, pesticides, and insect pests, the participating county agricultural inspector must meet the criteria in part 1505.0754, subpart 2, for all assigned tasks in the noxious weed, seed, and screenings control programs and must complete the number of hours of training required by the county work plan for each program specified in part 1505.0754, subpart 1.



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Subp. 2.

[Repealed, 33 SR 8]