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PDFWAC 16-610-005

Definitions.

In addition to the definitions found in RCW 16.57.010, 16.58.020, and 16.65.010, the following definitions apply to this chapter:
"Association of livestock breeders" means any properly incorporated association whose membership is made up of livestock breeders.
"Beef commission assessment point" means a person or business, as designated by the Washington state beef commission, required to collect and submit the mandatory per-head beef promotional fees directly to the commission when the sale of cattle occurs.
"Beef promotion fee" means the mandatory state and/or federal beef commission assessment fee under RCW 16.67.120 and 16.67.122 that is collected on each head of cattle at the time of sale.
"Call out fee" is a trip fee charged for conducting livestock inspections.
"Certified veterinarian" means an individual licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Washington state under chapter 18.92 RCW who has been certified to perform livestock inspections by the director.
"Electronic official individual identification" means an official USDA approved 840 radio-frequency identification (RFID) tag. Official USDA RFID ear tags are imprinted with an official USDA animal identification number (AIN), bear the official U.S. shield, and are tamper proof.
"Farmers cooperative association" means any cooperative association of livestock producers. Farmers cooperative association does not include livestock youth organizations such as 4-H, FFA, or other junior livestock groups.
"Field livestock inspector" means an individual who has been certified by the director to perform livestock inspections.
"Legacy brand" means a brand that has been in continuous use for at least twenty-five years.
"Livestock heritage brand" means a designation given to a brand that has been deactivated by the recorded owner. A heritage brand may not be applied to livestock.
"Market" means a public livestock market as defined in RCW 16.65.010(1).
"Special sale" means a public sale conducted by an individual, youth organization, livestock breeders association, or farmers cooperative association on a seasonal or occasional basis.
"USDA" means the United States Department of Agriculture.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 16.57.025, [16.57.]350, [16.57.]450(8), 16.58.030, 16.65.020, and [16.65.]350. WSR 19-20-022, § 16-610-005, filed 9/23/19, effective 10/24/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.57, 16.58, 16.65 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-14-057, § 16-610-005, filed 6/28/07, effective 7/29/07; WSR 04-01-171, § 16-610-005, filed 12/23/03, effective 1/23/04.]
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