80-2-301. Plant sampling provided -- fees -- rulemaking authority. (1) In a dispute in which a plant sample would serve a useful purpose to clarify, quantify, or settle the dispute, either party may file with the department a request that the department provide sampling services.
(2) The department shall charge a fee that covers the costs of providing the sampling service. Costs associated with sampling must be paid by the person who requested the sampling unless:
(a) both parties agree to a different assignment of costs through a contractual or settlement agreement; or
(b) a different allocation has been ordered through mediation or a court order.
(3) The department shall adopt rules to implement this section.