1505.0751 Definitions


Published: 2015

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1505.0751 DEFINITIONS.


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Subpart 1.

Scope.

The definitions in this part apply to parts 1505.0752 to 1505.0758.


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Subp. 2.

Commissioner.

"Commissioner" means the commissioner of agriculture or an authorized agent and may include a county agricultural inspector.


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Subp. 3.

Control program.

"Control program" means the administration and enforcement of laws and rules pertaining to seeds, noxious weeds, screenings, pesticides, fertilizers, feed, or insect pests.


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Subp. 4.

County agricultural inspector.

"County agricultural inspector" means an individual appointed by the county board of commissioners under Minnesota Statutes, section 18.80, subdivision 1.


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Subp. 5.

Enforcement action.

"Enforcement action" means an administrative or legal proceeding used by the commissioner, a county agricultural inspector, or a local weed inspector to carry out duties under Minnesota Statutes, sections 18.79, subdivision 1, and 18.81, subdivisions 1 and 2.


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Subp. 6.

Local weed inspector.

"Local weed inspector" means the supervisor of a township board or the mayor of a city when they assume the duties of their office or their appointed assistant under Minnesota Statutes, section 18.80, subdivisions 2 and 3.


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Subp. 7.

Municipality.

"Municipality" means a home rule charter or statutory city or a township.


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Subp. 8.

Noxious weed.

"Noxious weed" means an annual, biennial, or perennial plant that the commissioner designates to be injurious to public health, the environment, public roads, crops, livestock, or other property.