§19-12-8. Right of entry on premises.
The effectuate the purpose of this article, the commissioner
is hereby invested with authority, during reasonable working
hours, to enter upon any public or private premises, except
private residences, to examine and sample all plants and trees,
soil, articles, and substances which are suspected of being
infested or infected with dangerous plant pests or other insects
or noxious weeds in discharge of the duties prescribed by this
article. No person shall obstruct or hinder him in the discharge
of his duties.