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WAC 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.]
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