40-3-29Promulgation of rules for implementation of identification programs.

The Animal Industry Board shall promulgate rules pursuant to chapter 1-26 for the implementation of identification programs concerning:

(1)    Descriptions of the systems used to implement identification programs;

(2)    Methods and procedures to foster cooperation with industry, other states, and the federal government in implementing identification programs;

(3)    Definitions to be used in identification programs;

(4)    Types of identification approved in identification programs;

(5)    Methods for tracking movements of animals included in identification programs;

(6)    Penalties for intentional removal of official identification devices from animals within the state or from animals imported into the state;

(7)    Confidentiality of identification records other than those used for mandatory disease control and eradication programs;

(8)    Types and species of animals included in identification programs; and

(9)    Criteria for defining programs as voluntary or mandatory.

Source: SL 2005, ch 219, § 3.