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Prohibited entries.

(1) Any animal that is infected with or exposed to any infectious or communicable disease is prohibited from entering Washington state.
(2) Livestock susceptible to vesicular stomatitis that have been in contact with any premises within the past thirty days under quarantine or investigation for vesicular stomatitis are prohibited from entering Washington state.
(3) The following animals are prohibited from entering Washington state for any purpose:
(a) Cattle originating from Mexican dairies;
(b) Feral swine;
(c) Domestic swine from herds where brucellosis is known to exist;
(d) Deleterious exotic wildlife, as defined by RCW 77.08.010 and designated at WAC 232-12-017, except as provided in WAC 232-12-017.
(4) The Washington state department of health under WAC 246-100-197 prohibits certain animals including bats, skunks, foxes, raccoons, and coyotes from being imported into Washington state except for exhibition by bona fide public or private zoological parks or research facilities.
(5) Entry permits allowing bona fide public or private zoological parks or research facilities to import bats, skunks, foxes, raccoons, and coyotes may be issued by the director in consultation with the secretary of the Washington state department of health.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040 and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 16-23-108, § 16-54-065, filed 11/18/16, effective 12/19/16; WSR 15-02-025, § 16-54-065, filed 12/30/14, effective 1/30/15. Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-14-056, § 16-54-065, filed 6/28/07, effective 7/29/07.]
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