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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.
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|||| 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 without
12 notifying absent notification to, and approval by, the division within
13 seventy-two (72) hours following prior 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
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
There is no fiscal impact to the General Fund.
Name: Dr. Bob Hillman, Department of Agriculture
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H107