302 KAR 20:150. Restriction of transportation of livestock infected with a communicable disease.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 257.020

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 257.030

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: To prevent and control the spread of communicable disease in livestock by restricting movement of animals.

 

      Section 1. The movement or transportation of livestock known to be infected with or exposed to a communicable disease or exhibiting clinical symptoms of a communicable disease may be restricted or limited until such time as the chief livestock sanitary official shall authorize such livestock's movement or transportation.

 

      Section 2. No livestock restricted or limited under Section 1 of this administrative regulation shall be moved or transported interstate until prior authorization for such movement or transportation is obtained from the chief livestock sanitary official.

 

      Section 3. The owner of any animal which has been restricted or limited by the chief livestock sanitary official pursuant to Section 1 of this administrative regulation may within ten (10) days after receiving notice of such restriction apply in writing to the chief livestock sanitary official for a retest or redetermination. A licensed accredited veterinarian to be selected by the chief livestock sanitary official and the owner of the animal so restricted shall conduct the retest or redetermination within ten (10) days after receipt of the application. If no evidence of clinical symptoms or of infection or exposure is found after the retest or redetermination then the animal's movement shall no longer be restricted or limited. (11 Ky.R. 95; Am. 401; eff. 9-11-84.)