Section 52331. (Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 474, Sec. 1.)
Cite as: Cal. Food & Agric. Code §52331.
The director, by regulations, shall do all of the following:
(a)Adopt germination standards for vegetable seed.
(b)Adopt tolerances to be applied in all enforcement procedure required by this chapter.
(c)Prescribe methods of procedure in the examination of lots of any agricultural or vegetable seed, and in securing samples of such lots.
(d)Establish a reasonable schedule of fees for tests, examinations, and services except those which are required for quarantine or other purposes, not directly related to the enforcement of this chapter. The schedule shall be based upon the approximate cost of the service rendered. The director may, however, provide for the examination of seeds for identification purposes without charge.
(e)Adopt such other regulations as will assist in carrying out the purposes of this chapter.
Every standard or tolerance which is adopted pursuant to this chapter shall be as nearly as practicable to that which is established under the Federal Seed Act (7 U.S.C., Sec. 1551, et seq.).