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      RS 3:1606     


§1606.  Entry of premises; eradication activities; inspections

A.  The commissioner may enter cotton fields, cotton processing facilities, any means of conveyance within this state, and any other property or premises, other than dwellings, to inspect for boll weevil infestations, to examine and copy records, and to carry out suppression or eradication activities, including but not limited to treatment with pesticides, sampling, monitoring, and destruction of growing cotton or other host plants, as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Part.

B.  In circumstances not covered by Subsection A of this Section, the commissioner may apply to the district court for the parish in which the entry is to occur for a warrant or warrants authorizing the right of entry to any dwelling for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Section or other activities authorized by this Part.

C.  The commissioner may issue subpoenas to compel the attendance of witnesses or the production of records or things anywhere in the state at a deposition or at a hearing before the commission for the purposes of carrying out the provisions of this Part.

Acts 1992, No. 58, §1; Acts 1994, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 124, §1.

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