<html> <head> <title>Rule 12:68:20:04 Qualifications for agents of the board.</title> <META NAME="Keywords" Content="Administrative Rules 12:68:20:04"> <META NAME="Description" Content="Administrative Rules 12:68:20:04 Qualifications for agents of the board."> <meta http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=windows-1252"> <meta name=Generator content="Microsoft Word 10 (filtered)"> <style> <!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:Calibri; panose-1:2 15 5 2 2 2 4 3 2 4;} /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman";} @page Section1 {size:8.5in 11.0in; margin:1.0in 1.0in 1.0in 1.0in;} div.Section1 {page:Section1;} --> </style> </head> <body lang=EN-US> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b><span style='font-weight:bold'>12:68:20:04.&nbsp;&nbsp;Qualifications for agents of the board.</span></b> Agents of the board other than peace officers must be in possession of 9 C.F.R. chapter 1, &#167;&#167;&nbsp;3.1 to 3.142, inclusive (January 1, 2012). Knowledge of this publication must be demonstrated by interview with the state veterinarian before appointment as an agent of the board. An agent must be of reputable character and possess general animal health knowledge demonstrated by letters of reference from two citizens knowledgeable of the individual. One reference must be from a licensed and accredited veterinarian from the community in which the agent resides.</span></font></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></font></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Source:</span></b> 18 SDR 55, effective September 23, 1991; 34 SDR 100, effective October 22, 2007; 37 SDR 47, effective September 20, 2010; 39 SDR 32, effective September 3, 2012.</span></font></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b><span style='font-weight:bold'>General Authority:</span></b> SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=40-1-25">40-1-25.</A></span></font></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Law Implemented:</span></b> SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=40-1-25">40-1-25.</A></span></font></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></font></p> </div> </body> </html>