2012 Florida Statutes
FLORIDA CITRUS CODE Entire Chapter
FLORIDA CITRUS CODE Entire Chapter
FLORIDA CITRUS CODE
Florida Citrus Commission; creation and membership.
Commission meetings; report of department’s internal auditor.
Department of Citrus a body corporate.
Compensation and expenses of commission members.
Location of executive offices.
Authenticated copies of commission records as evidence.
Florida SunRidge, Indian River, and Gulf production areas, boundaries and designation.
Powers of the Department of Citrus.
Ownership of rights under patent and trademark laws developed or acquired under this chapter.
Department of Citrus; power to establish standards; rulemaking authority.
Maturity standards; modification by emergency rule.
Citrus research; administration by Department of Citrus; appropriation.
Advertising campaign; methods of conducting; assessments; emergency reserve fund; citrus research.
Special marketing orders.
Equalizing assessment; credit; exemption.
Department of Citrus to prescribe methods of testing and grading.
Determination of soluble solids and acid.
Department of Agriculture; citrus inspectors.
Road guard fees.
Powers of Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Citrus inspectors; employment.
Compensation of inspectors.
Interference with inspectors.
Duties of law enforcement officers.
Disputes as to quality, etc.; procedure.
Inspection information required when two or more lots of fruit run simultaneously.
Unlawful acts of inspectors.
Citrus inspectors; authority.
Registration of citrus packinghouses, processing plants with Department of Agriculture.
Operation without registration unlawful.
Revocation of registration.
Immature and unfit citrus fruit; individual sampling.
Destruction of immature fruit.
Grading of fresh citrus fruit.
Condition precedent to sale of citrus fruit.
Falsification of weights; penalty.
Condition precedent to processing citrus.
Definition of "canned or concentrated citrus fruit products" expanded.
Grading processed citrus products.
Condition precedent to selling processed citrus products.
Exemptions; sale or shipment of citrus or citrus products for certain purposes.
Charitable shipments exempt from assessments.
Certification required for shipment of citrus fruit or products.
Carriers not to accept fruit without evidence of payment of assessments and fees.
Unlawful to process unwholesome citrus.
Seizure of unwholesome fruit by Department of Agriculture’s agents.
Citrus fruit dealer; license required.
Application for dealers’ licenses; requirements.
Examination of application; approval of dealers’ licenses.
Application approval or disapproval.
Dealer’s license fee; agent’s registration fee.
Issuance of dealers’ licenses.
Registration of dealers’ agents.
Bond requirements of citrus fruit dealers.
Applicable law in event ch. 61-389 held invalid.
Citrus fruit dealers; unlawful acts.
Fraudulent representations, penalties.
Liability of citrus fruit dealers.
Complaints of violations by citrus fruit dealers; procedure; bond distribution; court action on bond.
Disciplinary action by Department of Agriculture against citrus fruit dealers.
Appropriation of fines collected.
Investigation of violations.
Records to be kept by citrus fruit dealers.
Inspection of records by Department of Agriculture.
Penalty for failure to keep records.
Penalties for violations.
Additional methods of enforcement.
Transporting citrus on highways; name and dealer designation on vehicles; load identification; penalty.
Adoption of rules; fees for licensing and analysis of processing materials.
Dyes and coloring matter for citrus fruit to be certified prior to use.
Manufacturer to furnish formula and other information.
Subsequent analysis of coloring matter; inspection of packinghouses for application.
Manufacturer to post bond.
To color grapefruit and tangerines prohibited.
Unlawful to use uncertified coloring matter.
Standard shipping box for fresh fruit.
Standard field boxes for fresh citrus fruit.
Oversized boxes to be stamped.
Citrus fruit; when damaged by freezing.
Unlawful to sell, transport, prepare, receive, or deliver freeze-damaged citrus.
Use of arsenic in connection with citrus.
Sale of citrus containing arsenic.
Fruit containing arsenic; powers of inspection.
Seizure of citrus fruit containing arsenic.
Seized fruit; taking samples for analysis.
Destruction of certain fruit containing arsenic.
Shipment, sale, or offer of imported citrus fruit or citrus products.
Unlawful to misbrand wrappers or packages containing citrus fruit.
Certificates of inspection; form.
Payment of salaries and expenses; Department of Citrus.
Annual report of Department of Citrus.
Annual travel report of Department of Citrus.
Approval of specified salary changes.
Frozen citrus juices; rules of Department of Citrus.
Canned tangerine juice; standards; labeling.
Legislative findings of fact; strict enforcement of maturity standard in public interest.
Fruit may be sold or transported direct from producer.
Rules related to issuance and use of symbols.
Collection of dues and other payments on behalf of certain nonprofit corporations engaged in market news and grower education.