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    Florida Senate - 2005                      COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
    Bill No. CS for SB 858
                        Barcode 465360
                            CHAMBER ACTION
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11  The Committee on Environmental Preservation (Smith)
12  recommended the following amendment:
14         Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 
15         On page 10, between lines 23 and 24,
17  and insert:  
18         Section 14.  Section 581.011, Florida Statutes, is
19  amended to read:
20         581.011  Definitions.--As used in this chapter:
21         (1)  "Agent" means any person selling or distributing
22  nursery stock under the partial or full control of a
23  nurseryman.
24         (2)  "Aquatic plant" means any plant, including a
25  floating, immersed, submersed, or ditch bank species, growing
26  in or closely associated with an aquatic environment, and
27  includes any part or seed of such plant.
28         (3)  "Arthropod" means any segmented invertebrate
29  animal having jointed appendages and an exoskeleton, including
30  insects, spiders, ticks, mites, and scorpions, but excluding
31  crustaceans for the purpose of this chapter.
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Florida Senate - 2005 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 858 Barcode 465360 1 (4) "Authorized representative" means any designated 2 employee, inspector, or collaborator of the division or the 3 United States Department of Agriculture. 4 (5) "Certificate of inspection" means an official 5 document stipulating compliance with the requirements of this 6 chapter. The term "certificate" includes label, rubber stamp 7 imprint, tag, permit, written statement, or any form of 8 inspection and certification document which accompanies the 9 movement of inspected and certified plant material and plant 10 products. 11 (6) "Certificate of registration" means an official 12 document issued by the division to nurseries, stock dealers, 13 agents, and plant brokers as evidence of being properly 14 registered with the division in compliance with the 15 requirements of this chapter and of any of the rules 16 promulgated hereunder. 17 (7) "Citrus" means all plants, plant parts, and plant 18 products, including seed and fruit, of all genera, species, 19 and varieties of the Rutaceous subfamilies Aurantioideae, 20 Rutoideae, and Toddalioideae, unless specifically excluded by 21 the rules of the department. 22 (8) "Collaborator" means a person cooperating with the 23 division in some capacity, who has been officially designated 24 to perform certain duties for the division. 25 (9) "Compliance agreement" means a written agreement 26 between the department and any person engaged in growing, 27 handling, or moving articles, plants, or plant products 28 regulated under this chapter, wherein the person agrees to 29 comply with stipulated requirements. 30 (10) "Department" means the Department of Agriculture 31 and Consumer Services of the state or its authorized 2 8:46 AM 04/04/05 s0858.ep14.001
Florida Senate - 2005 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 858 Barcode 465360 1 representative. 2 (11) "Director" means the director of the Division of 3 Plant Industry. 4 (12) "Distribution" means the movement of nursery 5 stock from the property where it is grown or kept to any other 6 noncontiguous property, regardless of the ownership of the 7 properties concerned. 8 (13) "Division" means the Division of Plant Industry 9 of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. 10 (14) "Genetically engineered organism" means an 11 organism altered or produced through genetic modification from 12 a donor, vector, or recipient organism using recombinant DNA 13 techniques. 14 (15) "Invasive plant" means a naturalized exotic plant 15 that disrupts naturally occurring native plant communities. 16 (16) "Move" means to ship, offer for shipment, receive 17 for transportation, carry, or otherwise transport. 18 (17)(16) "Museum" means the Florida State Collection 19 of Arthropods. 20 (18)(17) "Noxious aquatic plant" means any part, 21 including, but not limited to, seeds or reproductive parts, of 22 an aquatic plant that has the potential to hinder the growth 23 of beneficial plants, interfere with irrigation or navigation, 24 or adversely affect the public welfare or the natural 25 resources of this state. 26 (19)(18) "Noxious weed" means any living stage, 27 including, but not limited to, seeds and productive parts, of 28 a parasitic or other plant of a kind, or subdivision of a 29 kind, which may be a serious agricultural threat in Florida or 30 have a negative impact on the plant species protected under s. 31 581.185. 3 8:46 AM 04/04/05 s0858.ep14.001
Florida Senate - 2005 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 858 Barcode 465360 1 (20)(19) "Nursery" means any grounds or premises on or 2 in which nursery stock is grown, propagated, or held for sale 3 or distribution, except where aquatic plant species are tended 4 for harvest in the natural environment. 5 (21)(20) "Nurseryman" means any person engaged in the 6 production of nursery stock for sale or distribution. 7 (22)(21) "Nursery stock" means all plants, trees, 8 shrubs, vines, bulbs, cuttings, grafts, scions, or buds grown 9 or kept for or capable of propagation or distribution, unless 10 specifically excluded by the rules of the department. 11 (23)(22) "Official organ" means a printed document 12 published by the division for notification to the public and 13 industries in matters relating to division activities and in 14 which official announcements may be made. 15 (24)(23) "Places" means vessels, railroad cars, 16 automobiles, aircraft, and other vehicles; buildings; docks; 17 nurseries; orchards; and other premises where plants or plant 18 products are grown, kept, or handled. 19 (25)(24) "Plant broker" means a person who transacts 20 the transfer of plants from a seller to a buyer and who may or 21 may not be in actual physical possession of the plants. 22 (26)(25) "Plant pest" means any living stage of any 23 insects, mites, nematodes, slugs, snails, protozoa, or other 24 invertebrate animals, bacteria, fungi, other parasitic plants 25 or their reproductive parts, or viruses, or any organisms 26 similar to or allied with any of the foregoing, including any 27 genetically engineered organisms, or any infectious substances 28 which can directly or indirectly injure or cause disease or 29 damage in any plants or plant parts or any processed, 30 manufactured, or other plant products. 31 (27)(26) "Plants and plant products" means trees, 4 8:46 AM 04/04/05 s0858.ep14.001
Florida Senate - 2005 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 858 Barcode 465360 1 shrubs, vines, forage and cereal plants, and all other plants 2 and plant parts, including cuttings, grafts, scions, buds, 3 fruit, vegetables, roots, bulbs, seeds, wood, lumber, and all 4 products made from them, unless specifically excluded by the 5 rules of the department. 6 (28)(27) "Quarantine" means an official order issued 7 by the department that regulates the movement of articles, 8 plants, or plant products to prevent the spread of disease or 9 pests. 10 (29)(28) "Stock dealer" means any person not a grower 11 of nursery stock in this state who buys or otherwise acquires 12 nursery stock for the purpose of reselling independently of 13 any control of a nurseryman, agent, or plant broker, and who 14 at any time maintains physical possession of such nursery 15 stock. 16 (30(29) "Technical council" means the Plant Industry 17 Technical Council. 18 19 20 ================ T I T L E A M E N D M E N T =============== 21 And the title is amended as follows: 22 On page 2, line 10, after "reference;" 23 24 and insert: 25 amending s. 581.011, F.S.; to define "invasive 26 plant," 27 28 29 30 31 5 8:46 AM 04/04/05 s0858.ep14.001
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