Section .1500 ‑ Gypsy Moth

Link to law: http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title 02 - agriculture and consumer services/chapter 48 - plant industry/subchapter a/02 ncac 48a .1501.html
Published: 2015

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SECTION .1500 ‑ GYPSY MOTH

 

02 NCAC 48A .1501          DEFINITIONS

For the purposes of this Section, the following shall apply:

(1)           Associated Equipment.  Articles associated with

mobile homes and recreational vehicles, such as, but not limited to, awnings,

tents, outdoor furniture, trailer blocks, and trailer skirts;

(2)           Certificate.  A document issued or authorized to be

issued by an inspector to allow the movement of regulated articles to any

destination;

(3)           Compliance Agreement.  A written agreement between

a person engaged in growing, handling, or moving regulated articles, and the

North Carolina Department of Agriculture, Plant Industry Division, wherein the

former agrees to comply with the requirements of the compliance agreement;

(4)           Exemptions.  Conditions contained in these

Regulations which provide for modifications in conditions of movement of

regulated articles from regulated areas under specified conditions;

(5)           Hazardous Recreational Vehicle Site.  Any site

where a recreational vehicle is, or may be parked, and it is determined in the

professional judgment of an inspector that such site harbors populations of

gypsy moths that could be spread by movement of recreational vehicles or

associated equipment;

(6)           Infestation:

(a)           The presence of gypsy moths based on the

trapping of male moths in such a pattern which indicates the establishment of a

reproducing population; or

(b)           The detection of any other life stage of the

gypsy moth through visual inspection in a sufficient population to present a

regulatory hazard; however, it does not include the presence of life stages of

the gypsy moth not established in the wild which are found as a result of

hitchhiking on transitory means of conveyance;

(7)           Inspector.  Any authorized employee of the North

Carolina Department of Agriculture, Plant Industry Division, or any other

person authorized by the Commissioner of Agriculture to enforce the provisions

of this quarantine;

(8)           Mobile Home.  Any vehicle, other than a

recreational vehicle, designed to serve, when parked, as a dwelling or place of

business;

(9)           Permit.  A document issued or authorized to be

issued by an inspector to allow the movement of noncertified regulated articles

to a specified destination for particular handling, utilization, or processing,

or for treatment;

(10)         Gypsy Moth.  The live insect, Lymantria dispar

Linnaeus, in any life stage (egg, larva, pupa, adult);

(11)         Recreational Vehicles.  Highway vehicles, including

pickup truck campers, one‑piece motor homes, and travel trailers,

designed to serve as a temporary place of dwelling;

(12)         Regulated Areas.  Any counties or parts of counties

in the State of North Carolina listed or provided for in these rules;

(13)         Outdoor Household Articles.  Articles associated

with a household that have been kept outside the home such as outdoor

furniture, barbecue grills, dog houses, boats, hauling trailers, garden tools,

tents, and awnings;

(14)         Scientific Permit.  A document issued by the North

Carolina Department of Agriculture, Plant Industry Division to authorize the

movement of regulated articles to a specified destination for scientific

purposes.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑420;

Eff. December 1, 1988.