Full Title Name:  Oregon Administrative Rules Compilation. Chapter 603. Department of Agriculture. Division 11. Livestock Health and Sanitation. Cattle Grazing Permits. 603-011-0381 Importation of Nonhuman Primates.

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Country of Origin:  United States Agency Citation:  OAR 603-011-0381 Agency Origin:  Department of Agriculture Last Checked:  June, 2013 Date Adopted:  1972 Last Date Amended:  1984
Summary:

This Oregon regulation provides that no person shall ship, move, or import into this state any nonhuman primates (including, but not limited to, monkeys, baboons, gibbons, chimpanzees, and marmosets) without first obtaining a permit from the Department. Further, all nonhuman primates shipped, moved, or imported into this state shall also be accompanied by an official health certificate certifying that said animals are free from the following human pathogenic agents.

(1) In addition to the requirements of OAR 603-011-0255, relating to the importation of animals into Oregon, no person shall ship, move, or import into this state any nonhuman primates (including, but not limited to, monkeys, baboons, gibbons, chimpanzees, and marmosets) without first obtaining a permit from the Department.

(2) All nonhuman primates shipped, moved, or imported into this state shall also be accompanied by an official health certificate as defined in OAR 603-011-0250(8), certifying that said animals are free from the following human pathogenic agents, as indicated by:

(a) Skin tests for tuberculosis; and

(b) Actual examination and laboratory tests for Salmonella, Arizona, Shigella, and internal and external parasites.

(3) In addition to the requirements of sections (1) and (2) of this rule, all nonhuman primates shall be shipped, moved, or otherwise transported into this state only upon having been handled in accordance with the standards and guidelines for procuring, compounding, holding, and transporting such primates as published in 9 CFR 1.1-3.142.

(4) Permits for importation of nonhuman primates may be issued to zoos, zoological gardens, research laboratories or centers, fairs, circuses, other shows or exhibitions, or individuals upon investigation and the finding of the Department that such facility has the necessary personnel, equipment, and physical facilities to maintain such animals under conditions which contribute to the animals' general health and well-being, and that such animals will not come in contact with the general public.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 561 & ORS 596

Stats. Implemented: ORS 596.341

Hist.: AD 979(12-72), f. 8-31-72, ef. 9-15-72; AD 1047(37-74), f. 9-20-74, ef. 10-11-74; AD 3-1984, f. & ef. 1-20-84

 

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