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Georgia Department of Agriculture

Notice of Intent to Consider the Adoption of Amendment to Rule 620-6-.04

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 DATE: November 14, 2018

ACTION: Notice of Intent to Consider the Adoption of Amendment to Rule 620-6-.04

TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS AND PARTIES:

Pursuant to the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, O.C.G.A. §§ 43-45-8 and 50-13-4, notice is hereby given that the Georgia Department of Agriculture (“Department”) and the Georgia Structural Pest Control Commission (“Commission”) will hold a public hearing on December 18, 2018, at 10:00 A.M. in Room 201 of the Agriculture Building, located at 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, S.W., Atlanta Georgia 30334-4201.

Said hearing shall be for the purpose of considering an amendment to Rule 620-6-.04 of the Georgia Structural Pest Control Commission. Written comments will be accepted from November 14, 2018, to the close of business (4:30 pm EST) on December 17, 2018.

SYNOPSIS, MAIN FEATURES AND DIFFERENCES:

The Commission is proposing to amend Rule 620-6-.04 entitled “Control Measures”, specifically subparagraph (3)(f) relating to minimum adequate treatment standards for pesticide product applied as an alternative application technique, to clarify that treatment applications must include all areas specified in Rule 620-6.04(1)(a), 620-6-.04(1)(b), or 620-6-.04(2)(a) except the area beneath concrete slabs of earth filled porches as specified in 620-6-.04(1)(b)5(iii).

COMMENT PERIOD AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

The Department and Commission will be accepting written comments from November 14, 2018, to the close of business (4:30 pm EST) on December 17, 2018. A public hearing will be held on December 18, 2018, at 10:00 A.M. in Room 201 of the Agriculture Building, located at 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, S.W., Atlanta Georgia 30334-4201. All comments will be considered on December 19, 2018. Please submit written comments to:

Derrick Lastinger, Vice Chairman
Georgia Structural Pest Control Commission
19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Telephone Number: (404) 656-3641
Fax Number: (404) 463-6671
Email Address: SPCC@agr.georgia.gov

Interested persons may call or submit a written request to obtain a copy of the proposed rules. A copy of the synopsis and the proposed rule may be downloaded from the Georgia Department of Agriculture website at www.agr.georgia.gov. To request a copy, contact Derrick Lastinger at 404-656-3641 or submit the written request to Derrick.Lastinger@agr.georgia.gov or 19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.

This notice is given in compliance with the Georgia Administrative Procedure Act, O.C.G.A. § 50-13-4.

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