80-7-1007. Rulemaking authority. Unless otherwise provided in Title 81, chapters 2 and 7, or this chapter, each of the departments may adopt rules for the prevention, early detection, and control of invasive species under the departments' jurisdiction, including rules for the:
(1) implementation of the invasive species strategic plan adopted pursuant to 80-7-1006;
(2) transportation of an invasive species or any agent likely to be a carrier of an invasive species;
(3) designation, regulation, and treatment of an invasive species management area, including rules pertaining to:
(a) the use of quarantine regulations and measures;
(b) the movement of vessels within, to, or from the area; and
(c) the inspection and cleaning of vessels moving within, to, or from the area; and
(4) manner in which vessels, including bilges, livewells, bait containers, and other boating-related equipment, traveling in the state must be cleaned to ensure that they are free from the presence of an invasive species.
History: En. Sec. 7, Ch. 429, L. 2009; amd. Sec. 5, Ch. 378, L. 2011.