Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 263
Insect Pests and Weeds
Section 263.232

August 28, 2010


Eradication and control of the spread of teasel, kudzu vine, and spotted knapweed.

263.232. It shall be the duty of any person or persons, association of persons, corporations, partnerships, the state highways and transportation commission, any state department, any state agency, the county commissions, the township boards, school boards, drainage boards, the governing bodies of incorporated cities, railroad companies and other transportation companies or their authorized agents and those supervising state-owned lands:

(1) To control and eradicate the spread of cut-leaved teasel (Dipsacus laciniatus) and common teasel (Dipsacus fullonum), which are hereby designated as noxious and dangerous weeds to agriculture, by methods in compliance with the manufacturer's label instructions when chemical herbicides are used for such purposes;

(2) To control the spread of kudzu vine (Pueraria lobata), which is hereby designated as a noxious and dangerous weed to agriculture, by methods in compliance and conformity with the manufacturer's label instructions when chemical herbicides are used for such purposes; and

(3) To control the spread of spotted knapweed (Centaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos, including all subspecies), which is hereby designated as a noxious and dangerous weed to agriculture, by methods in compliance and conformity with the manufacturer's label instructions when chemical herbicides are used for such purposes.

(L. 2001 H.B. 473 merged with S.B. 345, A.L. 2008 S.B. 931)


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