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TITLE 4AGRICULTURE
PART 1TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
CHAPTER 3BOLL WEEVIL ERADICATION PROGRAM
SUBCHAPTER ICOMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM RULES
RULE §3.501Definitions

In addition to the definitions set out in the Texas Agriculture Code, Chapter 74, Subchapter D, the following words and terms when used in this subchapter shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.

  (1) Active eradication zone - A boll weevil eradication zone established under the Texas Agriculture Code, Chapter 74, Subchapter D, in which cotton growers by referendum have approved their participation in a boll weevil or pink bollworm eradication or suppression program and have approved an assessment to fund costs of implementing the program, and in which the Foundation has begun operations.

  (2) First buyer of cotton - A buyer who buys cotton from a cotton grower and disburses funds to the grower for the purchase of cotton.

  (3) Department - Texas Department of Agriculture

  (4) Due and unpaid- An assessment is due and unpaid if it has not been paid after the due date set by the commissioner for payment, and no written agreement has been made with the foundation to pay the assessment.

  (5) FSA - The Farm Service Agency of the United States Department of Agriculture


Source Note: The provisions of this §3.501 adopted to be effective October 1, 1999, 24 TexReg 7398

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