Administrative Rules of Montana
Department 32 - LIVESTOCK
Chapter 32.4 - DISEASE CONTROL
Subchapter 32.4.5 - Restricted or Prohibited Alternative Livestock
Rule 32.4.502 - IMPORTATION OF RESTRICTED OR PROHIBITED ALTERNATIVE LIVESTOCK
Current through Register Vol. 6, March 25, 2022
(1) The department has designated the following alternative livestock as "restricted species" on the basis of specific animal health risks that they pose to wildlife and/or domestic livestock:
(2) In the family Bovidae, the department has designated as prohibited species all members of the following genera and hybrids thereof:
(3) The department shall restrict from importation for purposes of alternative livestock farming any cloven hoofed ungulate species or subspecies and their hybrids with native species that have been classified by the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks under the authority of 87-4-424, MCA, as posing a threat to native wildlife or livestock.
(4) Reclassification by the department of any species listed as prohibited or restricted is contingent upon compelling scientific information indicating the risks posed by these species to native wildlife populations and/or domestic livestock can be eliminated or managed effectively through new diagnostic techniques or management technologies.
Mont. Admin. R. 32.4.502
NEW, 1999 MAR p. 136, Eff. 1/15/99; AMD, 2010 MAR p. 2974, Eff. 12/24/10; AMD, 2019 MAR p. 1864, Eff. 10/19/2019; AMD, 2020 MAR p. 905, Eff. 5/16/2020
AUTH: 81-2-102, 81-2-103, 87-4-422, MCA; IMP: 81-2-102, 81-2-103, 87-4-422, MCA
This section was updated on 5/20/2020 by overlay.