Department of Agriculture - Walnut Twig Beetle - Conditions for movement.

Published: 2018-06-16

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(A) No person shall move from any regulated area as defined by rule 901:5-58-04 of the Administrative Code any regulated article as defined by rule 901:5-58-03 of the Administrative Code unless the person has first entered into a compliance agreement and has been issued a certificate from either the department or the regulated article's state of origin.

(B) Persons receiving regulated articles from sources outside of Ohio shall retain a copy of shipping records, invoices, waybills, bills of lading, certificates of origin and/or quarantine compliance and/or certificates for a period of thirty-six months.

(C) As a condition of issuance of certificates for the movement of regulated articles, any person engaged in purchasing, assembling, exchanging, handling, processing, utilizing, treating, or moving such articles may be required to sign a compliance agreement, stipulating that he will maintain such safeguards against the establishment and spread of infestation and comply with such conditions as to the maintenance of identity, handling, and subsequent movement of such articles, and the cleaning and treatment of means of conveyance and containers used in the transportation of such articles as may be required by the inspector. Any compliance agreement may be canceled for failure to comply with the provisions of this quarantine or any conditions imposed pursuant to it.

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