Or. Admin. R. 603-011-0250 - Definitions

As used in ORS 596 and OAR 603-011-0250 to 603-011-0725 the following definitions apply:

(1) "Approved Veterinarian" means a licensed graduate veterinarian accredited by the federal authorities in the state of origin or an authorized veterinarian of the U.S. Government or of the state government of state of origin.
(2) "Dairy Cattle" means cattle of the recognized dairy breeds or crosses of such breeds.
(3) "Beef Cattle" means cattle of the recognized beef breeds or crosses of such breeds and also cattle of mixed dairy and beef breeds.
(4) "Livestock" as used in ORS 596.010, except as provided in ORS 596.615 to 596.681 includes, but is not limited to, horses, mules, jennies, jackasses, cattle, sheep, dogs, hogs, goats, domesticated fowl, psittacines, ratites, domesticated fur-bearing animals, bison, cats, poultry, and any other vertebrate in captivity. Fish are not "livestock".
(5) "Livestock Auction Market" means an Oregon licensed livestock auction market or stockyard where animal health inspection is continually maintained by the Department and Oregon import requirements for imported livestock may be completed before the animals leave the market.
(6) "Official Test" means any test to determine qualitatively or quantitatively the presence or absence of disease and performed by a laboratory, or by specific personnel, approved by the Chief Livestock Health Official of the state of origin.
(7) "Certificate of Veterinary Inspection" means a legible record complying with the animal health requirements of the State of Oregon, from the state of origin, approved and issued by the Livestock Health Official of that state, or an equivalent form from the U.S. Government, and issued by an approved veterinarian. Such certificates shall be void 30 days after the date of issuance, and must be received by the Department within 14 days of issuance for animals imported into Oregon, or 7 days of issuance for animals originating in Oregon. The form shall contain, in addition to such information as may be hereinafter required for a particular species of livestock the following information:
(a) Complete name and address of consignor and consignee;
(b) Physical address of both the origin and destination location of the livestock in of the shipment;
(c) The date of issuance;
(d) A description or identification of the kind and quantity of livestock to be shipped, including the age, sex, breed, brands, or marks, tags, or official identification devices;
(e) Visible signs of clinical disease in the livestock being shipped;
(f) Results and dates of required tests and vaccinations.
(g) A unique serial number imprinted on the form, traceable to the veterinarian issuing the certificate.
(h) As an alternative to typing or writing individual animal identification on the form, another document may be used to provide this information in accordance with 9 CFR Part 86.1
(8) "Import Permit" means an authorization in writing, or by facsimile or telephone from the Department, permitting the doing of the acts recited therein. All import permits shall be void 15 days after date of issuance, unless specified otherwise at time of issuance. Request for an import permit shall set forth the following information:
(a) Number and kind of livestock;
(b) Complete name, phone number, and address of consignor, and physical address of origin of shipment, if different from consignor address;
(c) Proposed date of shipment;
(d) Complete name, phone number, and address of consignee and physical address of destination location of livestock in the shipment;
(e) Intended purpose of shipment;
(f) A unique serial number of the Certificate(s) of Veterinary Inspection associated with the Import Permit, traceable to the veterinarian issuing the certificate;
(g) Complete name, phone number, and address of accredited veterinarian issuing the CVI.
(9) "Person" means partnerships, individuals, corporations, or associations.
(10) "Poultry" includes, but is not limited to, chickens, turkeys, waterfowl, pheasants, quail, partridges, grouse, guineas, and peafowl of all ages and their hatching eggs. Other avian species includes all birds not defined as poultry whether to be held in captivity or released from captivity.
(11) "Quarantined Herd or Area" means a herd or area, county, or state quarantined by either the U.S. Department of Agriculture or by a state for any reason.
(12) "Slaughtering Establishment" means an establishment as defined in OAR 603-012-0001.


Or. Admin. R. 603-011-0250
AD 890(20-68), f. 10-28-68, ef. 11-1-68; AD 1074(37-74), f. 9-20-74, ef. 10-11-74; AD 1-1981, f. & ef. 1-9-81; AD 3-1984, f. & ef. 1-20-84; DOA 2-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 1-18-02 thru 7-4-02; DOA 15-2002, f. & cert. ef. 6-13-02; DOA 4-2011, f. & cert. ef. 1-7-11; DOA 11-2020, amend filed 07/20/2020, effective 7/20/2020

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 561 & 596

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 596.341

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