As used in Chapter 901:5-48 of the Administrative Code:
(A) "Compliance agreement" means a written agreement between a person and the Ohio department of agriculture for the purpose of achieving the person's compliance with any set of requirements specified by the department of agriculture upon which certifications may be based and issued by the director. The term of a compliance agreement shall not exceed one year.
(B) "Hemlock" means all plants of the genus Tsuga.
(C) "Pest" means the insect known as hemlock woolly adelgid Adelges tsugae in any living stage of development.
(D) "Regulated area" means the counties where hemlock woolly adelgid has been found in a quarantined state.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 04/03/2015 and 06/29/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 927.52, 927.71
Rule Amplifies: 927.70, 927.71
Prior Effective Dates: 8/29/2002, 12/13/2009, 8/19/2012