CONTROL OF SHEEP DISEASES
25-141A. Scrapie eradication area. (1) The state of Idaho is engaged in the eradication of scrapie from sheep and goats within this state and in cooperation with the United States department of agriculture in the eradication of scrapie from sheep and goats outside of this state. The board is authorized to quarantine the whole state or any portion thereof and the movement of sheep and goats is prohibited except in conformity with the provisions of this chapter and the rules of the board promulgated for the purpose of preventing the introduction of scrapie into Idaho from any other state or country. Any person, firm, corporation or other recognized legal entity, who shall bring into the state or move within the state any sheep or goats in violation of the provisions of this chapter or the rules of the board, shall, upon conviction, be fined not less than one hundred dollars ($100) nor more than five thousand dollars ($5,000) for each animal brought into the state or moved within the state in violation of the provisions of this chapter or rules promulgated thereunder.
(2) The board shall issue permits authorizing the moving of sheep and goats to and from and through and across quarantine areas for exhibition, sale or feeding purposes and for transporting or moving sheep and goats from one (1) locality to another outside of quarantine areas. The permits shall be issued under rules of the board promulgated with due regard to the convenience of the sheep and goat owners and the protection of sheep and goats within the quarantine areas established as herein provided for the eradication of scrapie.
[25-141A, added 1997, ch. 116, sec. 8, p. 294.]