ENTITLED 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 to 40-3-29, inclusive, must provide 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.
An Act to revise provisions regarding livestock identification.
I certify that the attached Act originated in the:
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
Secretary of the Senate
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______
Received at this Executive Office
this _____ day of _____________,
2022 at ____________M.
for the Governor
The attached Act is hereby
approved this ________ day of
______________, A.D., 2022
Filed ____________, 2022
at _________ o'clock __M.
Secretary of State
Asst. Secretary of State