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Enrolled Senate Bill (S)

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Seed tests. Requires the state seed commissioner to charge fees for testing seed for purity and germination that are commensurate with fees that are standard in the seed testing industry. Repeals certain requirements for agricultural seed in packages that are not more than one pound. Provides that $25 is the minimum fee to register pure or mixed cultures of microorganisms and materials with the state chemist. Allows the state chemist to adopt rules to establish fees that are necessary for the administration of certain laws concerning the sale and transfer of plant cultures, including costs of inspections, registration of products, Seed tests. Requires the state seed commissioner to charge fees for testing seed for purity and germination that are commensurate with fees that are standard in the seed testing industry. Repeals certain requirements for agricultural seed in packages that are not more than one pound. Provides that $25 is the minimum fee to register pure or mixed cultures of microorganisms and materials with the state chemist. Allows the state chemist to adopt rules to establish fees that are necessary for the administration of certain laws concerning the sale and transfer of plant cultures, including costs of inspections, registration of products, and product analysis. Voids rules concerning fees for seed analysis, testing, and examination. ... View more