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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC

DIVISION 5. ANIMAL AND POULTRY QUARANTINE AND PEST CONTROL [9101 - 11305]

  ( Division 5 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

PART 1. DISEASED ANIMALS AND POULTRY [9101 - 9702]

  ( Part 1 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

CHAPTER 3. Animal Quarantine [9501 - 9702]

  ( Chapter 3 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

ARTICLE 4. Compensable Destruction of Diseased Animals [9591 - 9595]
  ( Article 4 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

9591.
  

Except as otherwise provided in Section 9595, if any animal or property is destroyed pursuant to Section 9569, the owner of the animal or property shall be paid an amount of money as provided in Section 9593.

(Amended by Stats. 1978, Ch. 599.)

9592.
  

The state may contribute toward the payment for the animal or property destroyed if either of the following occurs:

(a) The United States agrees to share equally in the payment.

(b) The State Veterinarian finds that the failure to dispose of the animal, animal product, or property would be or would have been detrimental to human or animal health or the welfare of that animal industry.

(Amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 503, Sec. 14. Effective January 1, 2002.)

9593.
  

(a) The value of the animal or property prior to its destruction for which contribution is made pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 9592 shall be determined by an appraisal process agreed upon by the secretary of the Department of Food and Agriculture and the Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture.

(b) The value of the animal or property prior to its destruction for which contribution is made pursuant to Section 9592 shall be expeditiously determined by the secretary in consultation with the affected industry.

(c) Nothing in this provision shall be construed to require appraisal or payment before destruction is carried out.

(Amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 503, Sec. 15. Effective January 1, 2002.)

9594.
  

The department may pay from any money which is available for the support of the department all sums that are due or to become due from the state to owners of animals or property which is taken, destroyed, or otherwise disposed of pursuant to any provision of this code that relates to the control, prevention, or eradication of disease in animals.

(Amended by Stats. 1978, Ch. 599.)

9595.
  

Indemnity payments provided by this division shall not be paid for any animal or property which is taken, destroyed, or otherwise disposed of pursuant to any provision of this code that relates to the control, prevention, or eradication of disease, if the owner is in violation of any quarantine order issued pursuant to this division or any regulation adopted pursuant thereto.

(Added by Stats. 1978, Ch. 599.)

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