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WAC 16-604-009

Definitions.

For the purposes of this order:
"C.F.R." means Code of Federal Regulations.
"Consigned" means to deliver for sale at a public livestock market.
"Department" means the department of agriculture of the state of Washington.
"Director" means the director of the department or the director's duly authorized representative.
"Licensee" means any person licensed to operate a public livestock market.
"Livestock" means cattle, bison, horses, mules, donkeys, swine, sheep, goats, rabbits, llamas, alpacas, ratites, poultry, waterfowl, game birds, and other species so designated by statute. "Livestock" does not mean free ranging wildlife as defined in Title 77 RCW.
"Lot" means livestock of one ownership.
"Market" means public livestock market as defined in RCW 16.65.010(1).
"Market veterinarian" means a veterinarian licensed in the state of Washington, accredited by USDA, and contracted with a public livestock market.
"Official individual identification" means identifying an animal or group of animals using USDA-approved or WSDA-approved devices or methods including, but not limited to, official tags, unique breed registry tattoos, and registered brands when accompanied by a certificate of inspection from a brand inspection authority who is recognized by the director.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 10-20-094, § 16-604-009, filed 9/30/10, effective 10/31/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040 and 16.36.096. WSR 92-21-022, § 16-604-009, filed 10/13/92, effective 11/13/92; Order 1102, § 16.604.009 (codified as WAC 16-604-009), filed 11/18/68; Order 1059, Regulation 1, filed 7/24/67, effective 8/23/67; Order 1025, Regulation 1, filed 7/22/66, effective 8/22/66.]
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