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General Assembly

Amendment

 

January Session, 2009

LCO No. 7472

   
 

*SB0026207472SRO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. RORABACK, 30th Dist.

 

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 262

File No. 466

Cal. No. 353

Change the effective date of section 1 to "Effective July 1, 2009"

In line 4, after "provided" insert "(1)"

In line 6, after "period" insert ", and (2) such importation complies with the following requirements: Each reindeer so imported (A) is individually identified by a permanent metal ear tag, legible tattoo or microchip, (B) possesses a certified veterinary report of inspection documenting an inspection that occurred at least one day and not more than thirty days prior to entry into the state, (C) possesses documentation that verifies such reindeer (i) comes from a herd that is free of both tuberculosis and brucellosis, or (ii) tested negative for tuberculosis and brucellosis at least one day and not more than thirty days prior to entry into the state, and (D) possesses documentation that the originating herd participated in a state chronic wasting disease monitoring program (i) not less than the prior three years if from a state or province not known to have chronic wasting disease, or (ii) not less than the prior five years if from a state or province known to have chronic wasting disease outbreaks. "