Kan. Admin. Regs. § 9-3-9 - Certificate of veterinary inspection; importation and intrastate movement requirements and permits

Current through Register Vol. 41, No. 14, April 7, 2022

(a) Each cervid imported into Kansas shall be identified with official identification and shall be accompanied by a certificate of veterinary inspection.
(b) Each individual importing a cervid into Kansas shall obtain an import permit from the Kansas department of agriculture, division of animal health before the cervid enters Kansas. The cervid shall not be allowed entry into Kansas without this permit.
(c) Each animal of the genera Odocoileus, Cervus, and Alces, including whitetail deer, mule deer, black-tailed deer and associated subspecies. North American elk (wapiti), red deer, sika deer, moose, and any hybrids of these spedes, and the genera Rangifer, including reindeer and caribou, regardless of age, not moving directly to a licensed slaughter establishment within Kansas shall originate and move directly from a herd with at least five years of herd status in the APHIS herd certification program or an equivalent program administered by the office of the state veterinarian in the state of origin.

Muntjacs, Fere David's deer, fallow deer, and axis deer shall be exempt from the monitoring requirements for CWD in K.A.R. 9-3-15 and 9-3-16. Other cervid species may be exempted by the commissioner if the species are determined by APHIS to be nonsusceptible to CWD.

(d) All cervids originating from an area identified by APHIS as a designated surveillance area shall be prohibited entry into Kansas.
(e) Each domesticated cervid, except nursing young under four months of age and accompanied by their dam, that is entering Kansas, is not from a herd accredited by APHIS to be TB-free, and is not moving directly to a licensed slaughter establishment in Kansas shall be required to test negative for TB, using an approved test administered twice at least 90 days apart. The first test shall be administered no more than 180 days before entry into Kansas, and the second test shall be administered no more than 90 days before entry.
(f) Any imported cervid may be quarantined for a re-test for TB by order of the commissioner.
(g) Each domesticated cervid, alive or dead, transported within the state of Kansas shall be accompanied by a completed transportation notice signed by the shipper on a form provided by the Kansas department of agriculture, division of animal health. One copy of the notice shall be mailed to the commissioner, one copy shall accompany the shipment, and one copy shall be retained by the shipper. The shipper shall possess a current domesticated cervid permit.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 9-3-9
Authorized by K.S.A. 2019 Supp. 47-607, 47-607d, and 47-2101; implementing K.S.A. 2019 Supp. 47-607,47 -607a, and 47-2101; effective Sept. 19, 2014; amended March 10, 2017; amended by Kansas Register Volume 39, No. 44; effective 11/13/2020.

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