§ 2-17-22. Unlawful importation or transportation.
Any person importing into this state, or transporting from place to place within this state, contrary to quarantine and transport rules or regulations of the United States department of agriculture/animal, and plant, health inspection service (APHIS) or the director of the department of environmental management governing the Asian longhorned beetle or emerald ash borer, any regulated articles, as defined below in § 2-17-23, shall be subject to a civil penalty not to exceed twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) for each offense, assessed in accordance with chapter 42-17.6 and the rules and regulations promulgated pursuant thereto.
(P.L. 2009, ch. 155, § 1; P.L. 2009, ch. 161, § 1.)