§19-12-7. Infected or infested nursery stock, articles or
materials subject to seizure, etc.
The commissioner is hereby authorized to stop the delivery
of, destroy, stop sale, to seize, to treat or to order returned
to point of origin, at the owner's expense, any nursery stock or
any article or material whatsoever transported or moved within
this state or being transported into this state from any place
outside thereof, if such nursery stock, article or material is
found by him to be infested or infected with any dangerous plant
pest or other insect or noxious weed or is in violation of any
part of this article whether or not there is attached a valid
certificate of inspection.