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Title 6 : Agriculture

Chapter 026 : COMMERCIAL FEEDS

(Cite as: 6 V.S.A. § 324)
  • § 324. Registration and fees

    (a) No person shall manufacture or distribute a commercial feed, feed supplement, or dosage form animal health product in this State unless that person has first filed with the Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets, in a form and manner to be prescribed by rules by the Secretary:

    (1) the name of the manufacturer or distributor;

    (2) the manufacturer's or distributor's place of business;

    (3) the location of each manufacturing or distribution facility; and

    (4) any other information that the Secretary considers to be necessary.

    (b) A person shall not distribute in this State a commercial feed, feed supplement, or dosage form animal health product that has not been registered pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. Application shall be in a form and manner to be prescribed by rule of the Secretary. The Secretary shall have the authority to determine whether a product subject to an application shall be registered as a commercial feed, feed supplement, or dosage form animal health product.

    (c)(1) The application for registration of a commercial feed or feed supplement shall be accompanied by a registration fee of $105.00 per product. The registration fees, along with any surcharges collected under subsection (d) of this section, shall be deposited in the special fund created by subsection 364(f) of this title. Funds deposited in this account shall be restricted to implementing and administering the provisions of this title and any other provisions of the law relating to fertilizer, lime, or seeds. If the Secretary so requests, the application for registration shall be accompanied by a label or other printed matter describing the product.

    (2) The application for registration of a dosage form animal health product shall be accompanied by a registration fee of $35.00 per product. The registration fees, along with any surcharges collected under subsection (d) of this section, shall be deposited in the special fund created by subsection 364(f) of this title. Funds deposited in this account shall be restricted to implementing and administering the provisions of this title and any other provisions of the law relating to items registered under this chapter. If the Secretary so requests, the application for registration shall be accompanied by a label or other printed matter describing the product.

    (d) No person shall distribute in this State any commercial feed, feed supplement, or dosage form animal health product required to be registered under this chapter upon which the Secretary has placed a withdrawal from distribution order because of nonregistration. A surcharge of $10.00, in addition to the registration fee required by subsection (c) of this section, shall accompany the application for registration of each product upon which a withdrawal from distribution order has been placed for reason of nonregistration, and must be received before removal of the withdrawal from distribution order.

    (e) No person shall distribute a commercial feed product in the State that is labeled as bait or feed for white-tailed deer. (Added 1985, No. 126 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; amended 1989, No. 256 (Adj. Sess.), § 10(a), eff. Jan 1, 1991; 1999, No. 49, § 105; 2001, No. 143 (Adj. Sess.), § 36, eff. June 21, 2002; 2003, No. 42, § 2, eff. May 27, 2003; 2005, No. 72, § 19; 2009, No. 134 (Adj. Sess.), § 10; 2013, No. 72, § 16; 2015, No. 149 (Adj. Sess.), § 3; 2019, No. 129 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; 2021, No. 41, § 9.)