22.48.13 97th Legislative Session 714
Introduced by: Representative Overweg
An Act to revise provisions regarding livestock identification.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
Section 1. That § 40-3-27 be AMENDED.
40-3-27. Programs for identification of animals and premises involved in animal movements--Records--Purpose.
The Animal Industry Board may
develop and implement specific programs for the identification of
animals and premises involved in animal movements. Any program
implemented pursuant to §§ 40-3-27
for confidentiality of identification records other than those
records requested by law enforcement officers of the state and those
records used for mandatory disease control or eradication efforts.
A livestock owner may choose to identify animals using any methods
set forth in 9 C.F.R. part 86, as adopted on January 9, 2013, as well
as any additional methods that are later approved by the South Dakota
Animal Industry Board pursuant to this section.
Any identification program implemented pursuant to §§ 40-3-27 to 40-3-29, inclusive, shall be for the sole purpose of maintaining animal health and ensuring the safety of the food supply.
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