6 CRR-NY 189.6NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 6. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
CHAPTER I. FISH AND WILDLIFE
SUBCHAPTER J. MISCELLANEOUS REGULATIONS
PART 189. CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE
6 CRR-NY 189.6
6 CRR-NY 189.6
189.6 Special provisions.
(a) Any person who imports into New York a carcass or part or possesses an imported carcass or part of an animal of the Genus Cervus or the Genus Odocoileus or the Genus Alces and who is notified that such animal has tested positive for chronic wasting disease must report such test results to the department within 24 hours of receiving such notification. Test results shall be reported to the department either by mail or telephone at the following address and phone number:
Mail: Director, Division of Fish, Wildlife and Marine Resources,
NYSDEC, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-4750
Telephone: (518) 402-8923
(b) The department may immediately seize any carcass or part of an animal of the Genus Cervus or the Genus Odocoileus or the Genus Alces if the carcass or part is imported or possessed in violation of the provisions of this Part or if the animal has tested positive for chronic wasting disease.
(c) The department may immediately seize, quarantine and euthanize any animals of the Genus Cervus or the Genus Odocoileus or the Genus Alces that are imported or possessed in violation of the provisions of this Part.
(d) The department may direct any person possessing any animals of the Genus Cervus or the Genus Odocoileus or the Genus Alces suspected of having chronic wasting disease to comply with any measures that are deemed necessary to prevent or mitigate the spread or introduction of chronic wasting disease.
(e) Department staff may euthanize, using firearms or other means, any wildlife which is at large and is suspected of having been exposed to or having chronic wasting disease.
(f) Pursuant to the department's authority under Environmental Conservation Law, section 11-0325, the department may undertake any additional measures it deems necessary to eliminate, reduce, or confine chronic wasting disease or to prevent chronic wasting disease from entering the State.
6 CRR-NY 189.6
Current through October 15, 2019
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