§ 830.3. Certificate of Veterinary Inspection.
3 CA ADC § 830.3BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS
Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 3. Food and Agriculture
Division 2. Animal Industry
Chapter 2. Livestock Disease Control (Animal Quarantine)
Article 14. Animal Disease Traceability
3 CCR § 830.3
§ 830.3. Certificate of Veterinary Inspection.
(a) A Certificate of Veterinary Inspection must include all of the following:
(1) Date of inspection and date certificate was issued;
(2) Number of animals in the consignment;
(3) Description of the animals including the species, sex, breed, and age, and which may also include weight, color and markings;
(4) Physical address or location at which the animals were loaded;
(5) Physical address or location to which the animals are destined;
(6) Names of the consignor and the consignee and their addresses if different from the address at which the animals were loaded or the address to which the animals are destined;
(7) Official identification number of each animal or group of animals required to be officially identified or alternative form of identification approved by the Department. A Group Identification Number may be listed when animals also have individual official identification;
(8) Interstate Livestock Entry Permit number, when required;
(9) For test eligible animals, when required for interstate movement into California pursuant to Title 3, California Code of Regulations, section 753.1(d); section 755.4(c); section 758(b); and section 820.3(a) through (c), and any test results that may be required by the state of destination, the test type, test date and test results. An official test record may be attached to the Certificate of Veterinary Inspection.
(10) Statement of the purpose for which the animals are being moved;
(11) Representation of the brucellosis vaccination tattoo, when vaccination is required pursuant to Title 3, California Code of Regulations, section 753.1(c);
(12) State disease eradication status as determined by the USDA and state disease status as determined by the state animal health official in the state of origin for the applicable livestock specie;
(13) Statement that the animals are free of evidence of contagious diseases;
(14) Signature and state license number of the USDA accredited and state-licensed veterinarian who examined the animals in the shipment acknowledging that the certificate is true and accurate.
(b) The examining USDA accredited and state licensed veterinarian must indicate on the Certificate of Veterinary Inspection that each animal in the shipment meets California movement requirements; and for animals leaving California, the movement requirements for the state of destination.
(c) A Certificate of Veterinary Inspection must not be issued for any animal that is not officially identified if official identification is required pursuant to this article.
(1) If animals do not require official identification, the Certificate of Veterinary Inspection must state the exemption that applies.
(2) If animals require official identification but recording the identification number is not required to be written on the Certificate of Veterinary Inspection, the Certificate of Veterinary Inspection must state that all animals are officially identified.
(d) As an alternative to typing or writing individual animal identification on a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection pursuant to subsection (a)(7) above, another document or print out may be used when agreed upon by animal health officials in both shipping and receiving states. The document or print out must also include a description of the animals including the species, sex, breed, and age, and may also include weight, color and markings of each animal. The name or title of the document or print out and any unique number used to identify the document must be recorded on the Certificate of Veterinary Inspection.
(e) A Certificate of Veterinary Inspection is valid for 30 calendar days following the inspection of the animals described, unless the State Veterinarian in either the state of origin or destination has determined a shorter timeframe is necessary due to the threat of disease risk.
(f) The Department may require a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection for animals entering California because of a disease condition in another state, even though the animals are exempt from obtaining a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection under this chapter.
(g) All animals must be transported directly and without delay to the destination stated on the Certificate of Veterinary Inspection.
(h) The USDA accredited and state licensed veterinarian issuing a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection must forward, or submit electronically, a copy of the completed Certificate of Veterinary Inspection and supporting documentation to the Department within seven (7) calendar days from the date issued at the following address: Department of Food and Agriculture, Animal Health Branch, 1220 “N” Street, Sacramento, California 95814; fax: (916) 900-5333; or e-mail to email@example.com.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 407 and 10610, Food and Agricultural Code. Reference: Sections 9561, 9562, 9570, 9574, 9932, 10324, 10325, 10326, 10327 and 10610, Food and Agricultural Code.
1. New section filed 2-27-2017; operative 4-1-2017 (Register 2017, No. 9).
This database is current through 11/1/19 Register 2019, No. 44
3 CCR § 830.3, 3 CA ADC § 830.3
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