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SECTION 142
Implementation
Agriculture & Markets (AGM) CHAPTER 69, ARTICLE 9
§ 142. Implementation. The commissioner may adopt and promulgate such
rules and regulations to supplement and give full effect to the
provisions of this article as he may deem necessary. The commissioner or
his authorized agents may remove from further sale or prohibit from sale
any unlabeled seed or any seeds which are found to be so unclean as to
be unfit for seeding purposes until they have been properly recleaned
and may prohibit further sale or may destroy seeds which are found to be
so weak or low in germination as to be unfit for seeding purposes.

The commissioner may, through promulgation of regulations, add to, or
subtract noxious weed seeds from definition seven, section one hundred
thirty-six of this article, whenever he finds, after public hearing,
that such addition or subtraction is in the best interests of the
agriculture of this state.

In promulgating the initial germination standard for each kind of
flower, tree and shrub seed, the commissioner shall publish the proposed
standard at least three years previous to its effective date and shall
arrange a public hearing for consideration of the proposed standard
prior to its final adoption. The commissioner may, at his discretion,
temporarily suspend any flower seed germination standard thus
promulgated.