California Legislature—2013–14 Regular Session

Assembly BillNo. 1319


Introduced by Assembly Member Eggman

February 22, 2013


An act to amend Section 9164 of the Food and Agricultural Code, relating to diseased animals.

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST

AB 1319, as introduced, Eggman. Diseased animals and poultry.

Existing law provides for the regulation of animals and pests for the prevention and control of disease. Existing law makes it unlawful for any person that does not have a written permit issued by the Secretary of Food and Agriculture to remove livestock from slaughterhouse pens, yards, corrals, or similar holding places where livestock is held for immediate slaughter, except as specified.

This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to these provisions.

Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no.

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:

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SECTION 1.  

Section 9164 of the Food and Agricultural Code
2 is amended to read:

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9164.  

In order to prevent the spread of any livestock disease,
4it is unlawful for any personbegin delete, thatend deletebegin insert whoend insert does not have a written
5permit issued by thebegin delete director,end deletebegin insert secretaryend insert to remove, or cause to be
6removed, any livestock from slaughterhouse pens, yards, corrals,
7or similar holding places where livestock is held for the purpose
P2    1of immediate slaughter, except directly into the slaughterhouse
2that controlsbegin delete suchend deletebegin insert theend insert pens, yards, corrals, or similar holding places.



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