California Code of Regulations
Title 3 - Food and Agriculture
Division 4 - Plant Industry
Chapter 6 - Weed Free Areas and Weed Eradication Areas
Article 7 - HYDRILLA
Section 3962 - Hydrilla Eradication Area

Universal Citation: 3 CA Code of Regs 3962

Current through Register 2022 Notice Reg. No. 14, April 8, 2022

(a) Proclamation of Eradication Area. The portions of the State of California described as follows, within which a certain pest, Hydrilla verticillata, is known to exist, are hereby proclaimed to be eradication areas with respect to said pest:

(1) The entire counties of Calaveras, Imperial, Lake, Madera, Mariposa, Nevada, Shasta, Tulare and Yuba.

(b) Possible Carriers. Any and all premises, soil, streams, lakes, ponds, water channels, and any other articles or things which are infested or exposed to infestation by hydrilla, within said area.

(c) Means and Methods. The following means and methods may be used in the eradication of said pest within said area.

(1) Repeated timely application of herbicides to lakes, ponds, water channels and other places that are infested with hydrilla.

(2) The placement of screens in infested water channels or ditches to prevent the spread or reinfestation of hydrilla.

(3) The visual inspection of lakes, ponds, water channels, streams, and other places and things for the presence of hydrilla.

(4) Thorough cleaning of any machinery or equipment after use in infested areas before moving equipment to an uninfested location.

(5) Excavating or removal by hydraulic or other means of hydrilla followed with burial or drying on a non-aquatic site within the eradication area.

Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 3, § 3962

Note: Authority cited: Sections 407 and 5322, Food and Agricultural Code. Reference: Sections 5322, 5761 and 6048, Food and Agricultural Code.

1. Editorial correction renumbering former section 3591.7 to article 7 (section 3962) filed 4-11-83 (Register 83, No. 16). For prior history of former section 3591.7, see Registers 82, No. 50; 79, No. 22; and 77, Nos. 18 and 7.
2. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 6-8-88 as an emergency; operative 6-8-88 (Register 88, No. 25). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL within 120 days or emergency language will be repealed on 10-6-88.
3. Certificate of Compliance transmitted to OAL 10-6-88 and filed 11-4-88 (Register 88, No. 46).
4. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 11-4-88; operative 12-4-88 (Register 88, No. 46).
5. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 6-26-89 as an emergency; operative 6-26-89 (Register 89, No. 26). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL within 120 days or emergency language will be repealed on 10-24-89.
6. Certificate of Compliance transmitted to OAL 10-24-89 and filed 11-7-89 (Register 89, No. 45).
7. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 8-20-90 as an emergency; operative 8- 20-90 (Register 90, No. 41). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 12-18-90 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
8. Reinstatement of subsection (a)(1) as it existed prior to 8-20-90 emergency amendment filed 5-21-91 by operation of Government Code section 11346.1(f) 120 days from effective date (Register 91, No. 41).
9. Amendment of subsection (a)(1) filed 8-11-94 as an emergency; operative 8-11-94 (Register 94, No. 32). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 12-9-94 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
10. Certificate of Compliance as to 8-11-94 order transmitted to OAL 11-29-94 and filed 12-14-94 (Register 94, No. 50).
11. Amendment of subsection (a)(1) filed 10-22-96 as an emergency; operative 10-22-96 (Register 96, No. 43). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 2-19-97 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
12. Certificate of Compliance as to 10-22-96 order transmitted to OAL 2-6-97 and filed 3-10-97 (Register 97, No.11).
13. Amendment of subsection (a)(1) filed 4-24-97; operative 5-24-97 (Register 97, No. 17).
14. Amendment of subsection (a)(1) filed 8-13-97 as an emergency; operative 8-13-97 (Register 97, No. 33). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 12-11-97 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
15. Certificate of Compliance as to 8-13-97 order transmitted to OAL 12-2-97 and filed 12-31-97 (Register 98, No. 1).
16. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 8-5-2004 as an emergency; operative 8-5-2004 (Register 2004, No. 32). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 12-3-2004 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
17. Certificate of Compliance as to 8-5-2004 order transmitted to OAL 12-2-2004 and filed 1-13-2005 (Register 2005, No. 2).

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