Chapter 16.57 RCW


Livestock identification advisory committeeRule reviewFee setting.
Livestock brandsDirector is the recorderRecording fee.
Permanent renewal of brandsHeritage brandsFees.
Livestock inspectionLicensed and accredited veterinariansFees.
Tattoo brands and marks not recordable.
Production record brands.
Use of unrecorded brand prohibitedException.
Brands similar to governmental brands not to be recorded.
Conflicting claims to brand.
Renewal of recorded brandsScheduleFeeFailure to pay.
Brand is personal propertyInstruments affecting title, recording, effectFeeNonliability of director for agents.
Right to use brandBrand as evidence of title.
Preemptory right to use brand.
Size and characteristics of brand.
Removal or alteration of brandPenalty.
Similar brands not to be recorded.
Certified copy of record of brandFee.
Brand bookContentsCosts.
Administration of brandsRules.
Cattle or horsesRulesMandatory inspection pointsSelf-inspection certificatesDairy cattle identification tagsFees.
Agreements with others to perform livestock inspection.
Inspection of livestock, hides, records.
Search warrants.
Duty of owner or agentLivestock inspection.
Arrest without warrant.
Livestock inspectionFee scheduleCertificates.
Payment of inspection feeDue at inspectionLienLate fee.
Charges for livestock inspectionActual inspection required.
Certificates of permit, inspection, self-inspection.
Moving or transporting cattleCertificate or proof of ownership must accompanyExceptions.
Authority to stop vehicles carrying cattle or horses.
Removal of cattle or horses from stateInspection certificate required.
Failure to present animal for inspection.
Unlawful to refuse assistance in establishing identity and ownership of livestock.
Transporting cattle carcass or primal partCertificate of permit required.
Custom slaughter beef tagsFeeRules.
Possession of cattle or horse marked with another's brandPenalty.
Impounding cattle and horsesNo certificate or proof of ownership when offered for saleDisposition.
Proceeds from sale of impounded cattle and horsesPaid to director.
Notice of saleClaim on proceeds.
Disposition of proceeds of sale when no proof of ownershipPenalty for accepting proceeds after sale, barter, trade.
Disposition of proceeds of saleNo claim madeNo proof of ownership provided.
Reciprocal agreementsWhen livestock from another state an estray, sale.
RulesEnforcement of chapter.
RulesCompliance with federal requirements.
Civil infractionsTime and mileage fee.
Disposition of fees.
Horse and cattle identificationInspection when consigned for sale.
Microchip in a horseRemoval with intent to defraudGross misdemeanor.
Microchip in a horseAuthority to investigate removal.
HorsesRegistering agenciesPermit requiredFeeRecordsIdentification symbol inspectionsRules.
Ratite identification.
Replacement copies of brand inspection documentsRulesFees.
Unlawful transport or delivery of cattle or horses.
Electronic cattle transaction reporting systemLicenseFeeReport to the legislatureAdoption of rules.
Effective dates2003 c 326.
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