AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE
BEEF CATTLE ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL ACT
22-4907. Inspections. (1) The director or his designee in the division of animal industries is authorized to enter and inspect any beef cattle animal feeding operation and have access to or copy any facility records deemed necessary to ensure compliance with this chapter. The director shall comply with the biosecurity protocol of the operation so long as the protocol does not inhibit reasonable access to:
(a) Enter and inspect at reasonable times the premises or land application site(s) of a beef cattle animal feeding operation;
(b) Review and/or copy, at reasonable times, any records that must be kept under conditions of this chapter;
(c) Sample or monitor, at reasonable times, substances or parameters directly related to compliance with this chapter.
(2) All inspections and investigations conducted under the authority of this chapter shall be performed in conformity with section 17, article I, of the constitution of the state of Idaho. The state shall not, under the authority granted by this chapter, conduct warrantless searches of private property in the absence of either consent from the property owner or other authorized person.
[22-4907, added 2000, ch. 63, sec. 1, p. 142; am. 2004, ch. 187, sec. 5, p. 582; am. 2016, ch. 129, sec. 4, p. 378.]