Or. Admin. R. 603-051-0859 - Application for Certification and Fees

(1) Nurseries voluntarily participating in the certification program shall enter into a compliance agreement with the Department, which shall be submitted to the Department by March 31 of each year so as to provide sufficient time for inspection and indexing of registered G2 and G3 scion and seed trees and for the inspection of nursery stock to be submitted for certification. The nursery participation fee (see (4)) must be submitted with the compliance agreement by March 31 of each year.
(2) The compliance agreement shall contain the information required thereon, including the consent of the applicant for the Department to obtain propagating wood or expanded leaf tissues from any tree for inspection and testing purposes.
(3) Except as otherwise provided, fees charged by the certifying agency for certification are payable on or before July 1 of each year, and are for the sole purpose of defraying expenses incurred by the Department in the inspection, approval, or certification procedures provided for in this certification program, and for providing funds to the Department to support appropriate plant virus survey programs. Payment thereof shall not be construed as granting any right or privilege to the applicant.
(4) The fees payable under this section shall be determined in accordance with the fee schedule (see (4)(a)-(d)). Testing of Prunus, Malus, Pyrus, Chaenomeles, and Cydonia, materials will be performed annually by the Department. These fees shall be payable upon request of the Department:
(a) The fee for participation shall be $200 annually per participating nursery;
(b) The fee shall be $10.00 per sample per Ilarvirus (Prunus necrotic ring spot virus, prune dwarf virus, and apple mosaic virus) test requested;
(c) The fee shall be $7.00 per sample per Tomato ring spot virus test requested;
(d) The fee shall be $7.00 per sample per each additional virus test requested.

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Or. Admin. R. 603-051-0859
AD 17-1977, f. & ef. 7-15-77; AD 17-1994, f. & cert. ef. 11-10-94; DOA 14-2004, f. & cert. ef. 6-1-04; DOA 6-2007, f. & cert. ef. 3-16-07; DOA 5-2013, f. & cert. ef. 3-1-13

Forms referenced are available from the agency.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 561, 571 & 632

Stats. Implemented: ORS 561, 571 & 632

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