02 NCAC 48A .0702          REGULATED ARTICLES

The following articles are regulated articles:

(1)           the imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta Buren, Solenopsis richteri Forel) in any living stage of development;

(2)           soil, compost, decomposed manure, humus, muck and peat, separately or with other things;

(3)           plants with roots with soil attached, and/or roots and rhizomes of plants with soil attached (example:  sweet potatoes);

(4)           grass sod;

(5)           hay and straw;

(6)           logs, pulpwood, and stumpwood;

(7)           used mechanized soil‑moving equipment;

(8)           any character whatsoever, not covered by Items (1) to (7) of this Rule, when it is determined by an inspector that they present a hazard of spread of imported fire ant and the person in possession thereof has been so notified.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑65.45; 106‑65.46; 106‑284.18; 106‑420;

Eff. January 1, 1985.