Agricultural Quarantine Inspection Enforcement Summary

Agricultural Quarantine Inspection (AQI) Enforcement Summary

In Fiscal Year (FY) 2015, IES entered into two significant voluntary settlement agreements involving the alleged failure to safeguard regulated garbage, resulting in the collection of $81,000 in combined stipulated penalties.  IES also entered into voluntary settlement agreements involving the alleged release of plant and animal products on agriculture hold by three express carriers.

Totals FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 (mid-year)
Cases Initiated

2,118

1,181

511
Warnings

129

59

37
Settlement Agreements

1,598

375

134
Stipulated Penalties Assessed

$774,274

$278,330

$146,225
Non-Monetary Stipulations

n/a

0

0
Referrals to OGC

43 (alleged violators)

30 (cases)

3 (alleged violators)

3 (cases)

0
Administrative Complaints

20

2

2
Administrative Decisions

1

0

2
Civil Penalties Assessed

$369,500

$0

$2,200
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