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Title XXXV
AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE, AND ANIMAL INDUSTRY
Chapter 593
AGRICULTURAL COMMODITY INSECT CONTROL
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F.S. 593.21
593.21 Monitoring of health complaints by Department of Health; hotline; rulemaking authority.At any time when the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is conducting an emergency response to a plant pest infestation which involves the aerial application of a pesticide to an urbanized area, the Department of Health shall monitor health problems that result from chemical exposure about which complaints are made to physicians and health care facilities. The Department of Health shall provide a toll-free hotline on which persons may register complaints and shall make a record of all calls received on that line. In consultation with the Department of Health, the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services shall adopt by rule standards for determining when the use of a particular pesticide should be discontinued.
History.s. 2, ch. 98-108.