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In addition to the definitions found in RCW 16.36.005, the following definitions apply to this chapter:
"Accredited free state" means a state that has been determined by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to have a zero prevalence of cattle and bison herds affected with bovine tuberculosis as listed in Title 9 C.F.R. Part 77.7 (January 1, 2014).
"Approved veterinary laboratory" means a laboratory that has been approved by National Veterinary Services Laboratories or other USDA, APHIS-approved facility.
"Certificate of veterinary inspection" means a legible veterinary health inspection certificate on an official form (electronic or paper) from the state of origin or from USDA, APHIS executed by a licensed and accredited veterinarian or a veterinarian approved by USDA, APHIS. The certificate of veterinary inspection is also known as an "official health certificate."
"Class free and Class A, B, and C states" means states that are classified for brucellosis by USDA, APHIS in Title 9 C.F.R. Part 78.41 (January 1, 2014).
"Consigned" means to deliver for custody or sale.
"Dairy cattle" means all cattle, regardless of age or sex or current use, that are of a breed used to produce milk or other dairy products for human consumption including, but not limited to, Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Holstein, Jersey, Guernsey, and Milking Shorthorn.
"Department" means the Washington state department of agriculture (WSDA).
"Director" means the director of WSDA or the director's authorized representative.
"Domestic bovine" means domesticated cattle, including bison.
"Domestic equine" means horses, donkeys, mules, ponies, and other animals in the Equidae family.
"Entry permit" means prior written permission issued by the director to admit or import animals or animal reproductive products into Washington state.
"Exotic animal" means species of animals that are not native to Washington state but exist elsewhere in the world in the wild state.
"Feral swine" means animals included in any of the following categories:
• Animals of the genus Sus that are free roaming on public or private lands and do not appear to be domesticated;
• Swine that have been released or born into the wild state;
• European wild hogs and their hybrid forms (also known as European wild boars or razorbacks), regardless of whether they are free roaming or kept in confinement; or
• Animals of the family Tayassuidae such as peccaries and javelinas, regardless of whether they are free roaming or kept in confinement.
"Immediate slaughter" means livestock will be delivered to a federally inspected slaughter facility within twelve hours of entry into Washington state.
"Mature vaccinate" means a female bovine over the age of twelve months that has been vaccinated, under directions issued by the state of origin, with a mature dose of brucellosis vaccine.
"Modified accredited state" means a state that has been determined by USDA, APHIS to have a prevalence of bovine tuberculosis of less than 0.1 percent of the total number of herds of cattle and bison as listed in Title 9 C.F.R. Part 77.11 (January 1, 2014).
"Movement permit" means an entry permit that is valid for six months and permits the entry of domestic equine into Washington state.
"NPIP" means the National Poultry Improvement Plan.
"Official brucellosis test" means the official test defined by Title 9 C.F.R. Part 78.1 (January 1, 2014).
"Official brucellosis vaccinate" means an official adult vaccinate or official calfhood vaccinate as defined by Title 9 C.F.R. Part 78.1 (January 1, 2014).
"Official individual identification" means identifying an animal using USDA-approved devices or methods, or an alternative form of identification agreed upon by the sending and receiving states, such as unique breed registry tattoos when accompanied by registration documentation. A group of animals may be identified by registered brands when accompanied by a certificate of inspection from a brand inspection authority recognized by the director when agreed upon by the sending and receiving states.
"Poultry" means chickens, turkeys, ratites, waterfowl, game birds, pigeons, doves, and other domestic fowl.
"Psittacine" means birds belonging to the family Psittacidae including, but not limited to, parrots, macaws, and parakeets.
"Restricted holding facility" means an isolated area approved and licensed by the director under chapter 16-30 WAC, as advised by the state veterinarian.
"Stage I, II, III, IV, or V pseudorabies state" means states as classified by the Pseudorabies Eradication State-Federal-Industry Program Standards (November 1, 2003).
"Timed events" means competitive events that take place where time elapsed is the factor that determines the placing of individuals competing in the event.
"USDA, APHIS" means the United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
"Virgin bull" means a sexually intact male bovine less than eighteen months of age, as determined by dentition inspection by an accredited veterinarian or verified by breed registration documents, that is confirmed by a statement and the signature of the owner or the owner's designee as having had no breeding contact with female cattle.
"Wild animals" is defined in RCW 77.08.010.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040. WSR 19-02-072, § 16-54-010, filed 12/31/18, effective 1/31/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040 and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 16-23-108, § 16-54-010, filed 11/18/16, effective 12/19/16; WSR 16-01-133, § 16-54-010, filed 12/18/15, effective 1/18/16; WSR 15-02-025, § 16-54-010, filed 12/30/14, effective 1/30/15. Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 10-20-092, § 16-54-010, filed 9/30/10, effective 10/31/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040 and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 08-14-057, § 16-54-010, filed 6/25/08, effective 7/26/08. Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-14-056, § 16-54-010, filed 6/28/07, effective 7/29/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040. WSR 99-09-023, § 16-54-010, filed 4/15/99, effective 5/16/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.096 and 16.36.040. WSR 93-19-126 (Order 5010), § 16-54-010, filed 9/21/93, effective 10/22/93; WSR 92-21-039, § 16-54-010, filed 10/15/92, effective 11/15/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040 and 16.36.050. WSR 88-05-003 (Order 1964), § 16-54-010, filed 2/5/88; WSR 84-16-022 (Order 1838), § 16-54-010, filed 7/24/84; Order 1172, § 16-54-010, filed 12/15/70; Order 1024, Regulation 1, filed 7/22/66, effective 8/22/66; Order 957, Regulation 1, filed 8/31/64; Order 915, filed 4/1/63; Order 856, effective 7/19/61; Order 837, filed 4/14/61.]
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