as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/28/2019 02:47pm
A bill for an act
relating to agriculture; requiring depopulation of farmed Cervidae herd when an
animal is infected with chronic wasting disease; amending Minnesota Statutes
2018, section 35.155, subdivision 11.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 35.155, subdivision 11, is amended to read:
An inventory for each farmed Cervidae herd must be verified by an accredited veterinarian
and filed with the Board of Animal Health every 12 months.
(b) Movement of farmed Cervidae from any premises to another location must be reported
to the Board of Animal Health within 14 days of the movement on forms approved by the
Board of Animal Health.
(c) All animals from farmed Cervidae herds that are over 16 months of age that die or
are slaughtered must be tested for chronic wasting disease.
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