Title 2, Chapter 12, Section 73
(a) Every soil amendment distributed in this state shall be
registered with the Commissioner on forms obtained from the
Commissioner's office. The applicant for registration shall provide
such information as the Commissioner may require by regulation after
opportunity for public hearing.
(b) In determining the acceptability of any product for
registration, the Commissioner may require proof of claims made for
the soil amendment. If no specific claims are made, the Commissioner
may require proof of the usefulness and value of the soil amendment.
As evidence of proof, the Commissioner may rely on experimental data
furnished by the applicant and may require that such data be
developed from tests conducted under conditions identical to or
closely related to those conditions present in this state. The
Commissioner may reject any data not developed under such conditions
and may rely on the advice of the University of Georgia College of
Agricultural and Environmental Sciences experiment station personnel
or other university personnel in evaluating data for registration.
(c) The registration fee shall be $50.00 per year for each product.
Registration shall expire on December 31, annually, unless an
application for renewal has been received prior to the expiration