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54-706.05. Act; administration and enforcement; department; powers and duties; prohibited acts; penalty.(1) The Bovine Tuberculosis Act shall be administered and enforced by the Bureau of Animal Industry of the department.(2) In administering the act, the department may cooperate and contract with persons or appropriate local, state, or national organizations, public or private, for the performance of activities required or authorized pursuant to the act. The department may also cooperate with the APHIS in (a) the control and eradication of bovine tuberculosis in this state and (b) recommending where and how any available federal funds and state personnel and materials are allocated for the purpose of bovine tuberculosis control and eradication.(3) In administering the act, the department shall have access to all livestock dealer and livestock auction market records to facilitate the traceback of affected, exposed, suspect, or reactor animals to the herd of origin or other point of original infection. Such records shall be maintained for a minimum of five years and shall be made available to the State Veterinarian upon request during normal business hours.(4) For purposes of making inspections, conducting tests, or both, agents and employees of the department shall have access to any premises where animals may be located. Any person who interferes or obstructs any agent or employee of the department in such work or attempts to obstruct or prevent by force the carrying on of such inspection, testing, or both is guilty of a Class II misdemeanor. SourceLaws 2007, LB110, § 5.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter54 > 54-706_05

54-706.05. Act; administration and enforcement; department; powers and duties; prohibited acts; penalty.(1) The Bovine Tuberculosis Act shall be administered and enforced by the Bureau of Animal Industry of the department.(2) In administering the act, the department may cooperate and contract with persons or appropriate local, state, or national organizations, public or private, for the performance of activities required or authorized pursuant to the act. The department may also cooperate with the APHIS in (a) the control and eradication of bovine tuberculosis in this state and (b) recommending where and how any available federal funds and state personnel and materials are allocated for the purpose of bovine tuberculosis control and eradication.(3) In administering the act, the department shall have access to all livestock dealer and livestock auction market records to facilitate the traceback of affected, exposed, suspect, or reactor animals to the herd of origin or other point of original infection. Such records shall be maintained for a minimum of five years and shall be made available to the State Veterinarian upon request during normal business hours.(4) For purposes of making inspections, conducting tests, or both, agents and employees of the department shall have access to any premises where animals may be located. Any person who interferes or obstructs any agent or employee of the department in such work or attempts to obstruct or prevent by force the carrying on of such inspection, testing, or both is guilty of a Class II misdemeanor. SourceLaws 2007, LB110, § 5.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter54 > 54-706_05

54-706.05. Act; administration and enforcement; department; powers and duties; prohibited acts; penalty.(1) The Bovine Tuberculosis Act shall be administered and enforced by the Bureau of Animal Industry of the department.(2) In administering the act, the department may cooperate and contract with persons or appropriate local, state, or national organizations, public or private, for the performance of activities required or authorized pursuant to the act. The department may also cooperate with the APHIS in (a) the control and eradication of bovine tuberculosis in this state and (b) recommending where and how any available federal funds and state personnel and materials are allocated for the purpose of bovine tuberculosis control and eradication.(3) In administering the act, the department shall have access to all livestock dealer and livestock auction market records to facilitate the traceback of affected, exposed, suspect, or reactor animals to the herd of origin or other point of original infection. Such records shall be maintained for a minimum of five years and shall be made available to the State Veterinarian upon request during normal business hours.(4) For purposes of making inspections, conducting tests, or both, agents and employees of the department shall have access to any premises where animals may be located. Any person who interferes or obstructs any agent or employee of the department in such work or attempts to obstruct or prevent by force the carrying on of such inspection, testing, or both is guilty of a Class II misdemeanor. SourceLaws 2007, LB110, § 5.

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