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Title 2, Chapter 7, Section 152 (2-7-152)

As used in this article, the term:

(1) "Bale" means a running bale of cotton averaging 500 pounds.

(1.1) "Boll weevil" means Anthonomus grandis Boheman in any stage of development.

(2) "Certificate" means a document issued by the Commissioner certifying that a regulated article is free of the boll weevil.

(3) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Agriculture, any employee of the Department of Agriculture, or any other person authorized by the Commissioner to act in his or her behalf.

(4) "Department" means the Georgia Department of Agriculture.

(4.1) "First buyer" means that person who first buys cotton from the cotton grower.

(5) "Host" means any plant, plant part, or product thereof, including cotton, which is capable of sustaining the boll weevil in the completion of any portion of its life cycle.

(6) "Infested" means actually infested with the boll weevil or exposed to such an extent that it would be reasonable to expect that an infestation exists.

(7) "Noncommercial cotton" means cotton intended for purposes other than processing.

(8) "Permit" means a document issued or authorized by the Commissioner providing for the movement of regulated articles to restricted destinations for limited handling, use, or processing.

(9) "Person" means an individual, corporation, company, society, association, or other business entity.

(10) "Regulated article" means any article carrying or capable of carrying the boll weevil, including, but not limited to, cotton plants, seed cotton, hosts, gin trash, and equipment which may be designated by the Commissioner.

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