MCL - Section 324.8312

Act 451 of 1994

324.8312 Certified applicator; completion of certification requirements; application for certified applicator certificate; fee; issuance of certificate; restrictions; grounds for refusal to issue or renew certificate; denying, revoking, or suspending certificate; reasons for denial; display of certificate.

Sec. 8312.

    (1) To become a certified applicator, an applicant must satisfactorily complete the certification requirements prescribed by the director and categorized according to the various types of pesticide applications prescribed by rule and consistent with the regulations of the EPA.
    (2) The application for a certified applicator certificate shall contain information considered to be pertinent by the director.
    (3) A certified applicator applicant shall pay the appropriate fee as provided in section 8317.
    (4) The director shall issue a certificate to applicants that successfully comply with all certification requirements under this part.
    (5) The director may restrict an applicant to use only a certain type of equipment or pesticide upon finding that the applicant is only qualified to use that type of equipment or pesticide.
    (6) The director may refuse to issue or renew a certificate if an applicant demonstrates an insufficient knowledge of any item called for in the application or has unsatisfied judgments under this part or rules promulgated under this part against him or her or if the equipment to be used by the applicant is unsafe or inadequate to properly apply pesticides.
    (7) The director may at any time deny, revoke, or suspend a private agricultural applicator certificate or a commercial applicator certificate for a violation of this part or upon conviction under section 14 of FIFRA, 7 USC 136l, or upon conviction under a state pesticide law of a reciprocating state in accordance with section 8320.
    (8) The director shall inform an applicant who is denied an applicator certificate of the reasons why the certificate was denied.
    (9) A person shall display his or her certificate upon the request of the director.

History: 1994, Act 451, Eff. Mar. 30, 1995 ;-- Am. 2002, Act 418, Imd. Eff. June 5, 2002 ;-- Am. 2015, Act 118, Eff. Oct. 1, 2015
Popular Name: Act 451
Popular Name: NREPA