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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 7. Slaughter of Reacting Bovine Animals [10061 - 10071]
  ( Article 7 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

10061.
  

The State Veterinarian may impose a quarantine pursuant to Section 9562 when any bovine animal reacts positively to a tuberculosis test conducted by an approved veterinarian or a duly authorized representative of the department or of the United States Department of Agriculture, or determined to be tuberculous upon physical examination.

(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 246, Sec. 41. Effective August 23, 2004.)

10062.
  

The value of the reacting bovine animal for which indemnity is paid shall be determined in accordance with the provisions in Sections 9592 and 9593.

(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 246, Sec. 42. Effective August 23, 2004.)

10063.
  

Within 30 days after the appraisal of the reacting bovine animal, it shall be slaughtered under the supervision of the State Veterinarian.

(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 246, Sec. 43. Effective August 23, 2004.)

10064.
  

Animals shall be tested or slaughtered pursuant to this article even if indemnity funds are unavailable.

(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 246, Sec. 44. Effective August 23, 2004.)

10065.
  

The slaughtering of any reacting bovine animal, pursuant to this article, shall be under the supervision of the department, or of the United States Department of Agriculture.

(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 246, Sec. 45. Effective August 23, 2004.)

10066.
  

The carcasses of the slaughtered animals shall be disposed of pursuant to the regulations of the department or the rules and regulations of the United States Department of Agriculture that govern meat inspection.

(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 246, Sec. 46. Effective August 23, 2004.)

10067.
  

If an animal is slaughtered pursuant to this article, and indemnity funds are available, the owner may receive part or all of the following:

(a) The proceeds of the sale of the salvage of the animal.

(b) From the United States Department of Agriculture, any sum that is authorized to be paid to the owner from any appropriation that is made by the United States Department of Agriculture to assist in the eradication of tuberculosis in cattle in this state.

(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 246, Sec. 47. Effective August 23, 2004.)

10068.
  

Indemnity provided by this article shall not be paid to any person in any of the following cases:

(a) For any bovine animal that is brought into a tuberculosis control area that reacts to a tuberculosis test that is applied within 90 days after arrival of the animal in the area, as provided for in this chapter.

(b) For any bovine animal that is brought into a tuberculosis control area in violation of any law, any regulation of the department, or any rule or regulation of the United States Department of Agriculture.

(c) For any reacting bovine animal, until the premises, where the animal had been kept, have been cleaned and disinfected by the owner in a manner that is approved by an agent of the department or of the United States Department of Agriculture.

(d) For any reacting bovine animal that is not slaughtered within 30 days after the animal is appraised.

(e) For any animal that is owned by a federal, state, or local government entity.

(f) If the person has violated any provision of this chapter that relates to a tuberculosis control area or any regulation that is made by the department that relates to such an area.

(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 246, Sec. 48. Effective August 23, 2004.)

10069.
  

A subsequent payment of indemnity shall not be made to any person in any of the following cases:

(a) Unless the provisions of this chapter have been fully complied with for each and every bovine animal added to his herd.

(b) Unless and until the premises are maintained in a sanitary condition which is satisfactory to the department or the United States Department of Agriculture.

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

10070.
  

The pedigree of any purebred bovine animal shall be proved by a certificate of registry from the herd books where the animal is registered. The registration papers of any purebred bovine animal which is slaughtered because of tuberculosis and for which indemnity is paid shall be marked “canceled” by the department.

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

10071.
  

Each claim against the state for payment for the slaughter of any reacting bovine shall be presented to the State Controller and paid out of appropriations or funds available for that purpose in accordance with law. Every claim shall be paid within 60 days after the date of presentation if the claimant is entitled to payment.

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

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