Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 263
Insect Pests and Weeds

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August 28, 2013

263.010. Title of law.
263.020. Definitions.
263.030. Appointment of state entomologist--qualifications--employees.
263.040. Rules and regulations.
263.050. Inspection, enforce quarantine regulations--power to call
meetings--rulemaking, procedure.
263.060. Right of entry.
263.070. Inspection fees--nurseries and nursery dealers registration
inspection certificates, requirements, expire when--disposition
of fees.
263.080. Plant pests, control, noncomplying owner, action by inspectors--lien
for expenses.
263.100. Shipping tag to show what.
263.110. Inspection of plants before sale or shipment--fees--exceptions.
263.130. Establishment of quarantine--rules and regulations.
263.140. Restrictive and control measures--adoption and enforcement.
263.145. Plant disease and insect inspection--confiscation and
destruction--highway patrol or other law enforcement officers to
assist in enforcement.
263.150. Review of order granted, when--rules, procedure.
263.180. Penalty.
263.190. Owners to control noxious weeds--notice procedure--penalty--sale of
noxious weeds prohibited.
263.200. County commission duties to control noxious weeds, official immunity,
landowner duty of care--special tax for cost,
collection--provisions applicable to certain political
263.205. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 458 A merged with S.B. 356 A)
263.210. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
263.220. Duty of prosecuting attorney.
263.230. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 458 A merged with S.B. 356 A)
263.232. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 458 A merged with S.B. 356 A)
263.240. Penalty for violation.
263.241. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 458 A merged with S.B. 356 A)
263.243. State agency purchasing seed from nondomestic source containing
noxious weeds, liability.
263.245. Brush adjacent to county roads, to be removed, certain
counties--county commission may remove brush, when, procedures,
certain counties.
263.247. Brush control, county option, certain counties--election to
discontinue enforcement of weed control program.
263.250. Marijuana plant to be destroyed--county commission to destroy,
263.255. County election on enforcement of Johnson grass control law,
notice, ballot, effect.
263.257. Director of agriculture to exterminate Johnson grass, when--county
weed control board, appointment, expenses.
263.259. Duties of state director of agriculture--inspection by county
weed control board.
263.261. Duties of public utilities and government agencies as to
Johnson grass.
263.262. Johnson grass declared nuisance, where--abatement.
263.263. (Repealed L. 2007 S.B. 613 Revision A)
263.265. Tax for control of Johnson grass--state transportation department
to pay costs.
263.266. Approved eradication methods to be followed.
263.267. County's classification as Johnson grass extermination area
terminated, how.
263.269. (Transferred 1992; now 281.210)
263.270. (Transferred 1992; now 281.220)
263.275. (Transferred 1992; now 281.230)
263.280. (Transferred 1992; now 281.240)
263.290. (Transferred 1992; now 281.250)
263.300. (Transferred 1992; now 281.260)
263.315. (Transferred 1992; now 281.270)
263.320. (Transferred 1992; now 281.280)
263.340. (Transferred 1992; now 281.290)
263.360. (Transferred 1992; now 281.300)
263.380. (Transferred 1992; now 281.310)
263.450. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 458 A merged with S.B. 356 A)
263.452. Declaration of commission, when--election, procedure.
263.454. Declaration as noxious weed control area, notice, duties of property
owners--county weed control board, appointment, members, duties,
compensation, terms.
263.456. Duties of county weed control board--director of agriculture to
cooperate with governmental agencies--inspection of lands, notice,
immunity, liability, indemnification, landowner duty of care--expenses
of control, special tax, lien--notice to prosecutor.
263.458. Public utilities, department of transportation, department of natural
resources, department of conservation, United States government, and
railroads duties in noxious weed control areas.
263.460. Noxious weeds as public nuisance--action to enjoin nuisance, venue,
parties, notice.
263.462. Tax may be assessed by county commission, township board and special
road district--transportation department property, costs--county
commission may share costs with landowners.
263.464. Chemicals and biological agents, approval of required.
263.466. Termination of classification as noxious weed control area.
263.468. County noxious weed fund may be established--program
263.470. Prohibition, Johnson grass extermination area.
263.472. Conversion of Johnson grass extermination area to noxious weed control
program--election, procedure.
263.474. Public and private standards of control.
263.500. Law, how cited.
263.503. Definitions.
263.505. Rules, authority for--procedure to adopt, suspend and revoke.
263.507. Department of agriculture--powers and duties.
263.509. Director's right to enter premises to eradicate and inspect,
requirements--court may issue a warrant for right of entry, when.
263.512. Cotton growers to furnish department with size and location of all
cotton fields and patches.
263.515. Quarantined areas, authority from regulations by department--articles
from other states regulated.
263.517. Eradication zones established, authority for--regulations--publication
of notice in affected areas--violations, authority to destroy cotton.
263.520. Eradication zones, authority of department to treat with pesticides or
destroy--cotton planted after notice, no payment for
losses--payment if cotton planted before notice.
263.523. Cotton growers' organization, certification by department,
requirements--board of directors, appointment, qualifications,
terms--audit by department.
263.525. Certification of organization--purpose--revocation, when.
263.527. Regional referendum on assessment for costs of eradication--assessment
basis--voting procedure--deposit of funds collected--annual audit.
263.529. Referendum under direction of organization--expenses, how paid.
263.531. Referendum defeated--organization may call other
referendums--assessment retention to be subject to vote every
ten years.
263.534. Failure to pay assessment, penalties and interest--lien also
authorized on cotton crop subject to assessment, priority of lien.
263.537. Boll weevil suppression and eradication fund established,
purpose--department may retain amount to cover costs of
administration--reversion to general revenue prohibited.

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