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§ 138. Prohibitions.  A.  It shall be unlawful for any person to sell,  offer for sale, expose for sale, or to transport for  planting  purposes  any seed within this state:    1.  Unless  the  test  to  determine  the percentage of germination as  required by section one hundred thirty-seven of this article, shall have  been made for the calendar year in which the seed is sold,  offered,  or  exposed for sale.    2.  Not  labeled  in accordance with the provisions of this article or  having false or misleading labeling.    3. Pertaining to which there has been false or misleading advertising.    4. Containing more than one per cent  by  weight  of  all  weed  seeds  except as hereafter specified by the commissioner.    5.  So  weak  or  so  low  in  germination  as to be unfit for seeding  purposes.    6. Represented to be "certified seed", "registered seed",  "foundation  seed", "phyto-inspected seed", or designated by any other term conveying  similar  meaning,  unless  such  seed  has  been  produced or collected,  processed  and  labeled  in  accordance  with  the  procedures  and   in  compliance  with  the  rules and regulations of an officially recognized  certification agency or agencies and bears an official tag or  label  of  such an agency.    7.  Represented  to  be  hybrid  seed unless such seed conforms to the  definition of hybrid presented in section one hundred thirty-six of this  article; provided that this prohibition shall not apply to variety names  in common trade usage at the time this law becomes effective.    8. If lawn seeds, containing more than twenty per  cent  inert  matter  which is neither a micro-organism, a nutrient, a pest control substance,  a  material  to modify the size, shape and weight of the seed, nor other  beneficial inert matter applied as a coating to such seeds for  purposes  of  improving  seed  placement,  or  the  yield  or  vigor  of resulting  seedlings.    B. It is unlawful for any person within this state:    (1) To detach, alter, deface, or destroy any  label  provided  for  in  this  article or the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, or to  alter or substitute seed, in a manner that may  defeat  the  purpose  of  this article.    (2) To disseminate any false or misleading advertising concerning seed  in any manner or by any means.    (3)  To  hinder  or  obstruct in any way, any authorized person in the  performance of his duties under this article.    (4) To fail to comply with a "stop-sale" order.    (5) To use the word "type" in any labeling in connection with the name  of any seed.    (6) To move or otherwise handle or dispose of any  lot  of  seed  held  under  a  "stop-sale"  order  or  tags attached thereto, except with the  written permission  of  the  enforcing  officer,  and  for  the  purpose  specified therein.    (7)  To  sell,  offer or expose for sale any color mixture of a single  kind of flower seed representing four or more colors or shades, in which  any one color or shade occurs in sixty per cent or more  of  the  plants  which  the  mixture is capable of producing, unless colors or shades and  approximate percentage of each are indicated on the label.    (8) To sell, offer, or expose for sale a mixture of flower seed  kinds  in  which  any one kind is present in excess, of twenty-five per cent by  seed count unless the kinds present and the  approximate  percentage  of  each are indicated on the label.    (9)  To use relabeling stickers without having both the calendar month  and year the germination test was completed, the sell by  date  and  thelot  number that matches the existing, original lot number. A relabeling  may not occur more than one time.

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Statutes > New-york > Agm > Article-9 > 138

§ 138. Prohibitions.  A.  It shall be unlawful for any person to sell,  offer for sale, expose for sale, or to transport for  planting  purposes  any seed within this state:    1.  Unless  the  test  to  determine  the percentage of germination as  required by section one hundred thirty-seven of this article, shall have  been made for the calendar year in which the seed is sold,  offered,  or  exposed for sale.    2.  Not  labeled  in accordance with the provisions of this article or  having false or misleading labeling.    3. Pertaining to which there has been false or misleading advertising.    4. Containing more than one per cent  by  weight  of  all  weed  seeds  except as hereafter specified by the commissioner.    5.  So  weak  or  so  low  in  germination  as to be unfit for seeding  purposes.    6. Represented to be "certified seed", "registered seed",  "foundation  seed", "phyto-inspected seed", or designated by any other term conveying  similar  meaning,  unless  such  seed  has  been  produced or collected,  processed  and  labeled  in  accordance  with  the  procedures  and   in  compliance  with  the  rules and regulations of an officially recognized  certification agency or agencies and bears an official tag or  label  of  such an agency.    7.  Represented  to  be  hybrid  seed unless such seed conforms to the  definition of hybrid presented in section one hundred thirty-six of this  article; provided that this prohibition shall not apply to variety names  in common trade usage at the time this law becomes effective.    8. If lawn seeds, containing more than twenty per  cent  inert  matter  which is neither a micro-organism, a nutrient, a pest control substance,  a  material  to modify the size, shape and weight of the seed, nor other  beneficial inert matter applied as a coating to such seeds for  purposes  of  improving  seed  placement,  or  the  yield  or  vigor  of resulting  seedlings.    B. It is unlawful for any person within this state:    (1) To detach, alter, deface, or destroy any  label  provided  for  in  this  article or the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, or to  alter or substitute seed, in a manner that may  defeat  the  purpose  of  this article.    (2) To disseminate any false or misleading advertising concerning seed  in any manner or by any means.    (3)  To  hinder  or  obstruct in any way, any authorized person in the  performance of his duties under this article.    (4) To fail to comply with a "stop-sale" order.    (5) To use the word "type" in any labeling in connection with the name  of any seed.    (6) To move or otherwise handle or dispose of any  lot  of  seed  held  under  a  "stop-sale"  order  or  tags attached thereto, except with the  written permission  of  the  enforcing  officer,  and  for  the  purpose  specified therein.    (7)  To  sell,  offer or expose for sale any color mixture of a single  kind of flower seed representing four or more colors or shades, in which  any one color or shade occurs in sixty per cent or more  of  the  plants  which  the  mixture is capable of producing, unless colors or shades and  approximate percentage of each are indicated on the label.    (8) To sell, offer, or expose for sale a mixture of flower seed  kinds  in  which  any one kind is present in excess, of twenty-five per cent by  seed count unless the kinds present and the  approximate  percentage  of  each are indicated on the label.    (9)  To use relabeling stickers without having both the calendar month  and year the germination test was completed, the sell by  date  and  thelot  number that matches the existing, original lot number. A relabeling  may not occur more than one time.

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Statutes > New-york > Agm > Article-9 > 138

§ 138. Prohibitions.  A.  It shall be unlawful for any person to sell,  offer for sale, expose for sale, or to transport for  planting  purposes  any seed within this state:    1.  Unless  the  test  to  determine  the percentage of germination as  required by section one hundred thirty-seven of this article, shall have  been made for the calendar year in which the seed is sold,  offered,  or  exposed for sale.    2.  Not  labeled  in accordance with the provisions of this article or  having false or misleading labeling.    3. Pertaining to which there has been false or misleading advertising.    4. Containing more than one per cent  by  weight  of  all  weed  seeds  except as hereafter specified by the commissioner.    5.  So  weak  or  so  low  in  germination  as to be unfit for seeding  purposes.    6. Represented to be "certified seed", "registered seed",  "foundation  seed", "phyto-inspected seed", or designated by any other term conveying  similar  meaning,  unless  such  seed  has  been  produced or collected,  processed  and  labeled  in  accordance  with  the  procedures  and   in  compliance  with  the  rules and regulations of an officially recognized  certification agency or agencies and bears an official tag or  label  of  such an agency.    7.  Represented  to  be  hybrid  seed unless such seed conforms to the  definition of hybrid presented in section one hundred thirty-six of this  article; provided that this prohibition shall not apply to variety names  in common trade usage at the time this law becomes effective.    8. If lawn seeds, containing more than twenty per  cent  inert  matter  which is neither a micro-organism, a nutrient, a pest control substance,  a  material  to modify the size, shape and weight of the seed, nor other  beneficial inert matter applied as a coating to such seeds for  purposes  of  improving  seed  placement,  or  the  yield  or  vigor  of resulting  seedlings.    B. It is unlawful for any person within this state:    (1) To detach, alter, deface, or destroy any  label  provided  for  in  this  article or the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, or to  alter or substitute seed, in a manner that may  defeat  the  purpose  of  this article.    (2) To disseminate any false or misleading advertising concerning seed  in any manner or by any means.    (3)  To  hinder  or  obstruct in any way, any authorized person in the  performance of his duties under this article.    (4) To fail to comply with a "stop-sale" order.    (5) To use the word "type" in any labeling in connection with the name  of any seed.    (6) To move or otherwise handle or dispose of any  lot  of  seed  held  under  a  "stop-sale"  order  or  tags attached thereto, except with the  written permission  of  the  enforcing  officer,  and  for  the  purpose  specified therein.    (7)  To  sell,  offer or expose for sale any color mixture of a single  kind of flower seed representing four or more colors or shades, in which  any one color or shade occurs in sixty per cent or more  of  the  plants  which  the  mixture is capable of producing, unless colors or shades and  approximate percentage of each are indicated on the label.    (8) To sell, offer, or expose for sale a mixture of flower seed  kinds  in  which  any one kind is present in excess, of twenty-five per cent by  seed count unless the kinds present and the  approximate  percentage  of  each are indicated on the label.    (9)  To use relabeling stickers without having both the calendar month  and year the germination test was completed, the sell by  date  and  thelot  number that matches the existing, original lot number. A relabeling  may not occur more than one time.

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