Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
Plant Protection Act (PPA)
Program Area: 
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
7 CFR 1.130 - 1.151; 7 CFR 380.10
Filed By: 
Federal Agency
Brief Description of Case Type: 
The PPA authorizes the Secretary to control, eradicate, suppress, etc. the spread of plant pests or noxious weeds in agricultural products moving in interstate commerce, importation, or exportation. Section 7734 authorizes the Secretary to impose civil penalties or less findings of violation against violators after opportunity for hearing.
Relief Available in Actions Filed by Agency: 
Civil (Monetary) Penalty
Finding of Violation/Non-Compliance
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified