(1) License fees for the Plant Protection and Plant Pest Act due on January 1, 2014, shall be the amount in column A of subsection (3) of this section.
(2) The license fees due January 1, 2015, and each January 1 thereafter shall be set by the director on or before July 1 of each year. The director may raise or lower such fees each year to meet the criteria in this subsection, but the fee shall not be greater than the amount in column B of subsection (3) of this section. The same percentage shall be applied to each category for all fee increases or decreases. The director shall use the fees in column A of subsection (3) of this section as a base for future fee increases or decreases. The director shall determine the fees based on estimated annual revenue and fiscal year-end cash fund balances as follows:
(a) The estimated annual revenue shall not be greater than one hundred seven percent of program cash fund appropriations allocated for the Plant Protection and Plant Pest Act; and
(b) The estimated fiscal year-end cash fund balance shall not be greater than seventeen percent of program cash fund appropriations allocated for the act.
(3) License Fees.
|as set forth in|
|for the first acre||$115||$140|
|Fee for additional acres||$5.00 per acre||$6.00 per acre|
|Distributing without||25% of the fee|
|obtaining a nursery||per month up to|
|stock distributor||100% of the|
|license fee||license fee|
(4) Other fees for the Plant Protection and Plant Pest Act under subsection (5) of this section in effect on January 1, 2014, shall be the amount in column A of such subsection. The department may increase or decrease such fees by rules or regulations adopted and promulgated by the department. Such increases shall not result in fees greater than the amount in column B of subsection (5) of this section.
(5) Other Fees.
|Certification fee for|
|nursery stock growing|
|acres as set forth in||Included in|
|section 2-1095||license fee|
|Late applications for|
|certification of nursery||$24 per hour||$27 per hour|
|stock growing acres||$0.42 per mile||$0.50 per mile|
|requested inspections||$24 per hour||$27 per hour|
|for nursery stock||$0.42 per mile||$0.50 per mile|
|Phytosanitary or||$30 per certificate||$40 per|
|export certificates||and $7 for taking||certificate and|
|set forth in||an application||$10 for taking|
|section 2-1091||by telephone||an application|
|inspections and||$24 per hour||$27 per hour|
|reinspections||$0.42 per mile||$0.50 per mile|
|European corn borer|
|license set forth in||$50 per license,||$65 per license,|
|European corn borer||$6.25 for||$10.00 for|
|certificate||packet of 25||packet of 25|
|agreements as set||$50 per agreement||$65 per agreement|
|forth in section 2-1091||annually||annually|
|agreement inspections||$24 per hour||$27 per hour|
|and reinspections||$0.42 per mile||$0.50 per mile|
(6) Any fee remaining unpaid for more than one month shall be considered delinquent and the person owing the fee shall pay an additional administrative fee of twenty-five percent of the delinquent amount for each month it remains unpaid, not to exceed one hundred percent of the original amount due. The department may waive the additional administrative fee based upon the existence and extent of any mitigating circumstances that have resulted in the late payment of such fee. The purpose of the additional administrative fee is to cover the administrative costs associated with collecting fees, and all money collected as an additional administrative fee shall be remitted to the State Treasurer for credit to the Plant Protection and Plant Pest Cash Fund.