Repeals unnecessary rule and creates definitions and testing requirements for domestic fowl, poultry, poultry products, and ratites prior to intrastate movement within Florida if Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza is identified in the states of ...  

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    DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES

    Division of Animal Industry

    RULE NOS.:RULE TITLES:

    5C-16.001Purpose

    5C-16.021Intrastate Movement of Domestic Fowl

    PURPOSE AND EFFECT: Repeals unnecessary rule and creates definitions and testing requirements for domestic fowl, poultry, poultry products, and ratites prior to intrastate movement within Florida if Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza is identified in the states of Alabama, Georgia, or Mississippi. The revisions will clarify requirements and strengthen the State’s animal health protection strategy.

    SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Testing requirements for importation of domestic fowl, poultry, poultry products or ratites.

    RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 570.07(23), 585.002(3), 585.002(4), 585.08(2) FS.

    LAW IMPLEMENTED: 585.08(2)(a), 585.11(1), (3), (4), 585.145(1), (2), 585.16 FS.

    IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE NOTICED IN THE NEXT AVAILABLE FLORIDA ADMINISTRATIVE REGISTER.

    THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Dr. James L. Maxwell, Chief, Bureau of Animal Disease Control, (850)410-0900, Fax: (850)410-0929, James.Maxwell@FreshFromFlorida.com, 407 South Calhoun Street M7, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0800

    THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE FROM THE CONTACT PERSON LISTED ABOVE.

Document Information

Subject:
Testing requirements for importation of domestic fowl, poultry, poultry products or ratites.
Purpose:
Repeals unnecessary rule and creates definitions and testing requirements for domestic fowl, poultry, poultry products, and ratites prior to intrastate movement within Florida if Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza is identified in the states of Alabama, Georgia, or Mississippi. The revisions will clarify requirements and strengthen the State’s animal health protection strategy.
Rulemaking Authority:
570.07(23), 585.002(3), 585.002(4), 585.08(2) FS.
Law:
585.08(2)(a), 585.11(1), (3), (4), 585.145(1), (2), 585.16 FS.
Contact:
Dr. James L. Maxwell, Chief, Bureau of Animal Disease Control, (850) 410-0900; Fax: 410-0929; James.Maxwell@FreshFromFlorida.com; 407 South Calhoun Street M7,Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0800.
Related Rules: (2)
5C-16.001. Purpose
5C-16.021.