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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 2. DISEASED BOVINES [9801 - 10610]

  ( Part 2 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

CHAPTER 2. Bovine Tuberculosis [9901 - 10152]

  ( Chapter 2 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

ARTICLE 1. Definitions [9901 - 9914]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

9901.
  

Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

9902.
  

“Accredited herd” means a herd of cattle for which the owner holds a valid certificate of accreditation issued to him by the United States Department of Agriculture and the department.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

9903.
  

“Approved veterinarian” means a veterinarian who has been granted permission by the department to buy, possess, or use tuberculin.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

9904.
  

“Bovine animals” means cattle.

(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 246, Sec. 1. Effective August 23, 2004.)

9907.
  

“State TB status” means an area so declared by the United States Department of Agriculture.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2004, Ch. 246, Sec. 5. Effective August 23, 2004.)

9908.
  

“Premises” means any place where cattle have been or are kept.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

9909.
  

“Purebred animal” means an animal which is identified in the herd book of a breed record association that is recognized by the United States Department of Agriculture.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

9910.
  

“Reactor” or “reacting bovine animal” means any bovine animal that reacts positively to a tuberculosis test or that is determined to be tuberculosis upon examination.

(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 246, Sec. 6. Effective August 23, 2004.)

9912.
  

“Tuberculosis test” means the use of an official test for diagnosing tuberculosis in cattle.

(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 246, Sec. 8. Effective August 23, 2004.)

9913.
  

“Tuberculosis control area” means an area which is established and delimited as such by proclamation of the department.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

9914.
  

“Tuberculosis-exposed cattle” means cattle that have been in contact with, or exposed to, any reactor or tuberculosis infected premises, or any tuberculosis infected material.

(Added by Stats. 2004, Ch. 246, Sec. 9. Effective August 23, 2004.)

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