B. E. P. Q-Q. 52. Revision of Regulation 2
Effective September 25, 1939.
United States Department of Agriculture
BUREAU OF ENTOMOLOGY AND PLANT QUARANTINE
MODIFICATION OF PINK BOLLWORM QUARANTINE REGULATIONS
Additional infestations of the pink bollworm having recently been located in Texas, the regulated area is further extended by this amendment, to include the Texas counties of Dimmit, Frio, and Zavala, all lightly infested, and all contiguous to former regulated area. No other change is made by this amendment. Regulations 3 and 4, which were revised on September 11., i939, are brought forward as part of the, current document, for the convenience of shippers and others, and amendment No. 1 is superseded.
LEE~ A. STRONG,
Chief, Bu~reau~ of Entomology and Plant Qutarantine.
AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO THE REVISED REGULATIONS SUPPLEMENTAL
TO NOTICE OF QUARANTINE NO. 52
(Approved September 23, 1939; effective September 25, 1939)
Under authority conferred by the Plant Quarantine Act of August 20, 1912 (37 Stat. 315), as amended by the act of Congress approved March 4, 1917 ('39 Stat 1134, 1105), it is ordered that regulation 2 (sec. 301.52-2) of the revised regulations supplemental to Notice of Quarantine No. 52 (sec. 301.52) on account of. the pink bollworm, which were promulgated March 7, 19 39, and amended September 11, 1939, is hereby still further amended to read as follows:
Sw~. 301.52-2. Regulated areas.-The following areas are hereby designated as regulated areas within the meaning of these regulations and are further classed as heavily, or lightly infested:
Heavily infested areas.-Texas.--Counties of Brewster, Culberson, Jeff Davis, Presidio, and Terrell, and all of Hudspeth Coutnty, except that part of the northwest corner of said county lying north and west of a ridge of desert; land extending from the banks of the Rio Grande northeasterly through the desert immediately west of the town of McNary, such ridge being an extension of the northwest boundary line of section 11, block 65Y/2.
Lightly infested areas.-Arizov a.--Coun ties of Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, Maricopa, Pinal, and Santa Cruz, and all of Pima County' except that part lying west of the western boundary line of range 8 east.
New~ Mexico.-Counties of Chaves, Dona Ana, Eddy, Grant, Hidalgo, Lea, Luna, Otero, Roosevelt, Sierra, Socorro, and Valencia.
Texas.-Counties of Andrews, Brooks, Cameron, Cochran, Crane, Dawson, Dimmit, Duval, Ector, El Paso, Frio, Gaines, Glasscock, Hidalgo, Hockley, Howard, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, La Salle, Loving, Martin Maverick, Midland, Nueces, Pecos, Reeves, Starr, Terry, Upton, Ward, Webb,
1 Part of the lightly Infested area in Arizona is regulated on account of the Thurberla weevil under quarantine No. 01, and shipments therefrom must comply with the requirements of that quarantine.
Willacy, Winkler, YoakuiD, Zapata, and Zavala; that part of Bailey 0ouintji lying south of the following-described boundary line: Beginning on the east line of said county where the county line intersects the northern boundary line of league 207; thence west following the northern boundary line of leagues 207, 203, 191, 188, 175, and 171 to the northeast corner of league 171; thence south on the western line of league 171 to the northeast corner of the W. H. L. survey; thence west along the northern boundary of the W. H. L. survey and the northern boundary of sections 08, 67, 60, 65, 64, 63, 62, 61, and 60 of block A of the M. B. & B. survey to the western boundary of said county; that part of Lamb County lying south of the following-described boundary line: Beginning on the east line of said county where the county line intersects the northern boundary line of section 9 of the R. M. Thomson survey; thence west following the northern boundary line of sections 9 and 10 of the II. M. Thomson survey and the northern boundary line. of sections 6,
54, 3, 2, and 1 of the T. A. Thompson survey and the northern boundary line of leagues 637, 636, and 635 to the southeast corner of league 239; thence north
-on the eastern boundary line of league 239 to the northeast corner of said league; thence west on the northern boundary line of leagues 239, 238, 233, 1222, 218, and 207 to the western boundary line of said county; and that part of the northwest corner of Hudspeth Cou~nty lying north and west of a ridge of desert land extending from the banks of the Rio Grande northeasterly through the desert immediately west of the town of McNary, such ridge being an extension of the northwest boundary line of section 11, block 651/.'
SEc. 301.529-3. Articles the interstate movement of which is restricted or proliibited.-(a) Articles prohibited movement .-The interstate movement from any regulated area of gin trash and cotton waste from gins and mills, and all untreated or unmanufactured cotton products other than seed cotton, cotton lint and linters, either baled or unbaled, cottonseed, cottonseed hulls, and cottonseed meal and cake is prohibited.
(b) Articles authorized interstate movement .-Seed cotton, cotton lint, and linters, either baled or unbaled, cottonseed, cottonseed hulls, cottonseed meal and cake, and okra may be moved interstate from regulated areas as prescribed herein.2
SmC 301.52-4 Conditions governing the issuance of certificates.- (a) Cotton lint and lint ers.-A certificate may be issued for the interstate movement of cotton lint or linters, either baled or unbaled, originating in a regulated area when they have been ginned in an approved gin and have been passed in bat form between heavy steel rollers, set not more than 164 inch apart, or have been given approved vacuum fumigation. under the supervision of an inspector: Provided, That lint produced in a lightly infested area may be given standard or high density compression in lieu of either rolling or fumigation: Provided further, That certificates may be issued for the interstate movement of linters produced from sterilized seed originating in a lightly infested area when produced in an authorized oil mill.
(b) Cottonseed.-A ceftificate may be issued for the interstate movement ,of cottonseed produced in a regulated area when it has been ginned in an approved gin and has been sterilized under the supervision of an inspector by heat treatment at a required temperature of 1500 F. for a period of 30 seconds: Provided, That certificates may be issued for interstate movement of sterilized cottonseed originating in heavily infested areas only to contiguous regulated areas for processing in authorized oil mills.
(c) Cottonseed hulls, cake, and meal.-Certificates may be issued for the 'Interstate movement of cottonseed hulls, cake, and meal produced from sterilized seed originating in a regulated area when these products have been processed in an authorized oil mill under the supervision of an inspector.
(d) Seed cotton.-The interstate movement of seed cotton will be allowed only from lightly infested areas into contiguous regulated areas for the purpose
-of ginning for which movement no permit is required.
2 Secet. 301.52-2 to 301.52-4 issued under authority of sec. 8, 37 Stat. 318 ; 309 Stat. 1165; .44 Stat. 250; 7 U. S. C. 161.
(e) Okra.-Certjificates may be issued for the interstate movement of okra under any one of the following conditions: (1) When inspected by an inspector and found to be free from infestation; (2) when produced under such conditions as to render it free from infestation; (3) when processed or treated in accordance with methods which may be determined and approved by the Chief of -the Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine.
(f) Movement to contiguous infested area..-No certificates are required for the interstate movement of restricted articles from a lightly 'Infested area to, a contiguous, lightly or heavily infested area, or from a heavily infested area to a contiguous, heavily infested area.8 This amendment shall be effective on and after Septemp ow. ber 25, 1939, and shall, on that date,- supersede amendment Done at the city of Washington this 23d day of.September 1939.
Witness my hand and the seal of the United States" Department of Agriculture.
H. A. WALLAcs,
Secretary of Agriculture.
2See footnote 2.
U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1939
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
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