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.
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
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
(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. §
by K.S.A. 2019 Supp.
implementing K.S.A. 2019 Supp. 47-607,47 -607a, and 47-2101; effective Sept.
19, 2014; amended March 10, 2017; amended by
Register Volume 39, No. 44; effective