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PDFWAC 246-886-010


The following definitions apply throughout this chapter unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
(1) "Animal control agency" means any agency authorized by law to euthanize or destroy animals; to sedate animals prior to euthanasia or to engage in chemical capture of animals.
(2) "Approved legend drugs" means any legend drug approved by the commission for use by registered humane societies or animal control agencies for the sole purpose of sedating animals prior to euthanasia, when necessary, and for use in chemical capture programs.
(3) "Chemical capture programs" means wildlife management programs registered under RCW 69.50.320 and 69.41.080 to use approved legend drugs and controlled substance for chemical capture. Chemical capture includes immobilization of individual animals in order for the animals to be moved, treated, examined, or for other legitimate purposes.
(4) "Commission" means the Washington state pharmacy quality assurance commission.
(5) "Controlled substances" means a drug, substance, or immediate precursor in Schedule I through V of Article II of chapter 69.50 RCW and Schedule I through V of chapter 246-887 WAC.
(6) "Humane society" means a nonprofit organization, association, or corporation, the primary purpose of which is to prevent cruelty to animals, place unwanted animals in homes, provide other services relating to "lost and found" pets, and provide animal care education to the public, as well as sponsoring a neutering program to control the animal population.
(7) "Legend drugs" means any drugs which are required by state law or regulation of the state pharmacy quality assurance commission to be dispensed on prescription only or are restricted to use by practitioners only.
(8) "Registered entity" means any humane society or animal control agency registered under RCW 69.50.310.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005, 69.50.320, 69.41.080, and 2013 c 19. WSR 15-12-020, § 246-886-010, filed 5/22/15, effective 6/22/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 69.41.080, 69.50.310, and 18.64.005. WSR 12-21-118, § 246-886-010, filed 10/23/12, effective 11/23/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005 and chapter 18.64A RCW. WSR 91-18-057 (Order 191B), recodified as § 246-886-010, filed 8/30/91, effective 9/30/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005. WSR 91-04-056 (Order 140B), § 360-35-020, filed 2/4/91, effective 3/7/91.]
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