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H0107..................................................by AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS LIVESTOCK - Amends existing law to prohibit certain diversions of livestock and other animals absent prior notification to, and approval by, the Division of Animal Industries. 01/23 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 01/24 Rpt prt - to Agric Aff
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO |||| Fifty-seventh Legislature First Regular Session - 2003 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE BILL NO. 107 BY AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO THE DIVERSION OF LIVESTOCK AND OTHER ANIMALS; AMENDING SECTION 3 25-221A, IDAHO CODE, TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN DIVERSIONS OF LIVESTOCK AND OTHER 4 ANIMALS ABSENT PRIOR NOTIFICATION TO AND APPROVAL BY THE DIVISION OF ANI- 5 MAL INDUSTRIES; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. 6 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 7 SECTION 1. That Section 25-221A, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 8 amended to read as follows: 9 25-221A. DIVERSION OF LIVESTOCK AND OTHER ANIMALS. It shall be unlawful 10 to divert livestock or other animals from destinations consigned on a certifi- 11 cate of veterinary inspection, other approved certificate or permit without12 notifyingabsent notification to, and approval by, the division within 13 seventy-two (72) hours followingprior to the diversion. When livestock or 14 other animals are found not to be in compliance with the provisions of this 15 chapter, the department of agriculture may order such livestock or other ani- 16 mals to be slaughtered, removed from the state, placed in an Idaho quarantined 17 or approved feedlot or other approved facility. 18 SECTION 2. An emergency existing therefor, which emergency is hereby 19 declared to exist, this act shall be in full force and effect on and after its 20 passage and approval.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 12330 The purpose of this legislation is to require that the diversion of all imported animals must be approved in advance by the division of animal industries. This change will increase the division's ability to prevent the introduction or spread of diseases. FISCAL IMPACT There is no fiscal impact to the General Fund. Contact Name: Dr. Bob Hillman, Department of Agriculture Phone: 208-332-8540 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H107