Chapter 16-80 WAC

Last Update: 6/10/10

SWINE DISEASES REGULATED IN WASHINGTON STATE

WAC Sections

16-80-005Definitions.
16-80-006Adoption of USDA pseudorabies eradication program standards.
16-80-008Adoption of USDA swine brucellosis control and eradication program standards.
16-80-009Surveillance program.
16-80-010Quarantine.
16-80-035Indemnity for infected or exposed swine.
16-80-045Identification of swine.
16-80-060Feral swine.
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS TITLE
16-80-007Surveillance program. [Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040. WSR 00-06-066, § 16-80-007, filed 3/1/00, effective 4/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040 and 16.36.096. WSR 91-08-027, § 16-80-007, filed 3/29/91, effective 4/29/91.] Repealed by WSR 10-13-057, filed 6/10/10, effective 7/11/10. Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 34.05 RCW.
16-80-015Sale of quarantined animals. [Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040. WSR 00-06-066, § 16-80-015, filed 3/1/00, effective 4/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040 and 16.36.096. WSR 91-08-027, § 16-80-015, filed 3/29/91, effective 4/29/91.] Repealed by WSR 10-13-057, filed 6/10/10, effective 7/11/10. Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 34.05 RCW.
16-80-020Quarantine and release. [Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040. WSR 00-06-066, § 16-80-020, filed 3/1/00, effective 4/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040 and 16.36.096. WSR 91-08-027, § 16-80-020, filed 3/29/91, effective 4/29/91.] Repealed by WSR 10-13-057, filed 6/10/10, effective 7/11/10. Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 34.05 RCW.
16-80-025Disinfecting premises. [Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040. WSR 00-06-066, § 16-80-025, filed 3/1/00, effective 4/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040 and 16.36.096. WSR 91-08-027, § 16-80-025, filed 3/29/91, effective 4/29/91.] Repealed by WSR 10-13-057, filed 6/10/10, effective 7/11/10. Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 34.05 RCW.
16-80-030Disinfecting vehicles. [Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040. WSR 00-06-066, § 16-80-030, filed 3/1/00, effective 4/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040 and 16.36.096. WSR 91-08-027, § 16-80-030, filed 3/29/91, effective 4/29/91.] Repealed by WSR 10-13-057, filed 6/10/10, effective 7/11/10. Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 34.05 RCW.
16-80-040Vaccination. [Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040. WSR 00-06-066, § 16-80-040, filed 3/1/00, effective 4/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040 and 16.36.096. WSR 91-08-027, § 16-80-040, filed 3/29/91, effective 4/29/91.] Repealed by WSR 10-13-057, filed 6/10/10, effective 7/11/10. Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 34.05 RCW.
16-80-047Mandatory reporting of suspected pseudorabies. [Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040. WSR 00-06-066, § 16-80-047, filed 3/1/00, effective 4/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040 and 16.36.096. WSR 91-08-027, § 16-80-047, filed 3/29/91, effective 4/29/91.] Repealed by WSR 10-13-057, filed 6/10/10, effective 7/11/10. Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 34.05 RCW.
16-80-050Criminal penalty—Civil injunction. [Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040 and 16.36.096. WSR 91-08-027, § 16-80-050, filed 3/29/91, effective 4/29/91.] Repealed by WSR 00-06-066, filed 3/1/00, effective 4/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040.


16-80-005
Definitions.

In addition to the definitions found in RCW 16.36.005, the following definitions apply to this chapter:
"Department" means the Washington state department of agriculture.
"Director" means the director of agriculture of the state of Washington or his or her authorized representative.
"Exposed" means to have had contact with an animal infected with an infectious or communicable disease.
"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 from domesticated stocks that have escaped or 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.
"Official USDA-approved identification" means methods of identification, as approved in 9 C.F.R. Chapter 1, Section 71.19, January 1, 2009.
"Pseudorabies infected herd" means a herd of swine in which pseudorabies has been diagnosed in one or more animals by the National Veterinary Service Laboratory (NVSL) or a state laboratory approved by USDA to conduct official pseudorabies tests.
"USDA" means the United States Department of Agriculture.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 10-13-057, § 16-80-005, filed 6/10/10, effective 7/11/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040. WSR 00-06-066, § 16-80-005, filed 3/1/00, effective 4/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040 and 16.36.096. WSR 91-08-027, § 16-80-005, filed 3/29/91, effective 4/29/91.]



16-80-006
Adoption of USDA pseudorabies eradication program standards.

In addition to the rules adopted in this chapter, the Washington state department of agriculture adopts the procedures and methods of the USDA pseudorabies eradication state-federal-industry program standards, effective November 1, 2003. The department maintains a copy of this document for public inspection. You may also find the information on the internet at: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/animal_diseases/
pseudorabies/downloads/program_stds.pdf
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 10-13-057, § 16-80-006, filed 6/10/10, effective 7/11/10.]



16-80-008
Adoption of USDA swine brucellosis control and eradication program standards.

In addition to the rules adopted in this chapter, the Washington state department of agriculture adopts the procedures and methods of the USDA swine brucellosis control and eradication state-federal-industry program standards, effective April, 1998. The department maintains a copy of this document for public inspection. You may also find the information on the internet at: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/
animal_dis_spec/swine/downloads/sbruumr.pdf
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 10-13-057, § 16-80-008, filed 6/10/10, effective 7/11/10.]



16-80-009
Surveillance program.

All blood samples from Washington swine submitted to the department's laboratory or to a USDA-approved laboratory for pseudorabies or brucellosis testing will be tested for both pseudorabies and swine brucellosis using official USDA-approved tests.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 10-13-057, § 16-80-009, filed 6/10/10, effective 7/11/10.]



16-80-010
Quarantine.

All swine infected with or exposed to classical swine fever (hog cholera), pseudorabies, swine brucellosis, or any other reportable, infectious, or communicable disease will be quarantined and officially tested for the above listed diseases by state or federal officials. If the owner of any such swine refuses to allow the department to test, the swine and the premises on which they are quarantined will remain quarantined until released under RCW 16.36.010 or 16.36.020. No animal or products of such animals will be removed from the premises while they are under quarantine except as provided in RCW 16.36.010 or 16.36.020.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 10-13-057, § 16-80-010, filed 6/10/10, effective 7/11/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040. WSR 00-06-066, § 16-80-010, filed 3/1/00, effective 4/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040 and 16.36.096. WSR 91-08-027, § 16-80-010, filed 3/29/91, effective 4/29/91.]



16-80-035
Indemnity for infected or exposed swine.

(1) Under RCW 16.36.090, the director may order the slaughter or destruction of any swine affected with or exposed to classical swine fever (hog cholera), pseudorabies, swine brucellosis, or any other reportable, infectious, or communicable disease.
(2) Under RCW 16.36.096, subject to the availability of funds appropriated for this specific purpose, the director may pay an indemnity in an amount of up to seventy-five percent of appraised or salvage value of the animal ordered slaughtered or destroyed.
(3) No indemnity will be paid if:
(a) The swine belong to the federal government or any of its agencies, this state or any of its political subdivisions, or any municipal corporations; or
(b) The swine were not imported into this state in compliance with state importation regulations found in chapter 16-54 WAC.
(4) The state veterinarian must approve of the disposal methods of any swine ordered destroyed.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 10-13-057, § 16-80-035, filed 6/10/10, effective 7/11/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040. WSR 00-06-066, § 16-80-035, filed 3/1/00, effective 4/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040 and 16.36.096. WSR 91-08-027, § 16-80-035, filed 3/29/91, effective 4/29/91.]



16-80-045
Identification of swine.

All swine moving through public livestock markets or collection facilities in intrastate or interstate commerce must have official USDA-approved identification in compliance with 9 C.F.R. Chapter 1, Section 71.19, January 1, 2009.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 10-13-057, § 16-80-045, filed 6/10/10, effective 7/11/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040. WSR 00-06-066, § 16-80-045, filed 3/1/00, effective 4/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040 and 16.36.096. WSR 91-08-027, § 16-80-045, filed 3/29/91, effective 4/29/91.]



16-80-060
Feral swine.

Feral swine are illegal in the state of Washington. If found, feral swine will be eradicated and disposed of in a humane manner.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 10-13-057, § 16-80-060, filed 6/10/10, effective 7/11/10.]