Upon receipt of an initial application for registration, the department shall conduct a preoccupancy consultation with the operator of the farmworker camp if:
The camp was not registered with the department prior to January 1, 1989, and has not been registered with the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries or the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services in a prior year; or
The camp operator requests a consultation.
If the department has determined that the health and safety conditions existing at the camp are not in conformance with the rules of the department, the department shall not register the camp until the department determines that the camp has been brought into compliance.
Upon registration of a camp, the department shall transmit a copy of the registration to the Bureau of Labor and Industries.
The department shall compile periodically a list of all registered camps and make the list available to the bureau and other interested persons. [1989 c.962 §6; 1991 c.67 §168; 1995 c.500 §1]