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(a)(1) This chapter shall not apply either to persons doing pest control to their own property or to their employees hired as laborers only who do not hold themselves out as being engaged for compensation in pest control service work.
(2)(A) However, no noncommercial applicator shall use, supervise the use of, or demonstrate the use of a restricted-use pesticide, as defined by the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, unless the person has passed a prescribed examination and has been licensed by the State Plant Board.
(B)(i) The examination shall demonstrate the applicant's knowledge of how to apply pesticides under the classifications applied for and his or her knowledge of the nature and effect of the pesticides.
(ii) If the applicant is found qualified and has paid the required examination and license fees, the board shall issue a noncommercial applicator license limited to such activities and classifications as qualified for.
(C)(i) The license shall expire June 30 each year unless suspended or revoked prior thereto for cause.
(ii) Reexamination before license renewal may be required to ensure a continuing level of competence and ability to use restricted-use pesticides safely and properly as technology changes.
(b) Except for the requirements stated in this section, the noncommercial applicator shall be exempt from all other requirements of this chapter.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Arkansas Code Title 17. Professions, Occupations, and Businesses § 17-37-203. Noncommercial applicators--Exemptions - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ar/title-17-professions-occupations-and-businesses/ar-code-sect-17-37-203.html
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