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LIVESTOCK DEALERS, AUCTIONS, AND SALES RINGS
768. Duties of dealers
dealer licensed under section 762 of this title shall:
(1) Maintain in
a clean and sanitary condition all premises, buildings, and conveyances used in
the business of dealing in livestock or operating a livestock auction or sales
premises, buildings, and conveyances to inspection and livestock to inspection
and test at any and such times as the secretary may deem it necessary and
(3) Allow no
livestock on livestock dealer's premises from herds or premises quarantined by
the secretary of agriculture, food and markets;
subject to inspection by the secretary of agriculture, food and markets or his
or her agent, a proper record in which all livestock purchased, repossessed,
sold, or loaned are to be listed, giving breed, date purchased, repossessed,
sold, or loaned and complete names and addresses from whom obtained and to whom
delivered. Such record shall also show the individual identification of each
livestock by a method prescribed for each species by rule by the secretary,
except that for equine such record and method of individual identification
shall be as prescribed under subchapter 2 of chapter 102 of this title.
(5) Abide by
such other reasonable rules and regulations which may be issued by the
secretary of agriculture, food and markets to prevent the spread of disease. A
copy of such rules and regulations shall be provided to all livestock dealers
licensed under the terms of section 762 of this title, at the time they first
obtain a license.
(6) Pay the
seller within 72 hours following the sale of the animal or animals.
simultaneously transport brucellosis-free and diseased and suspect cattle,
except when all the animals are being transported directly to a slaughtering
facility. (Amended 1973, No. 76, § 2, eff. April 13, 1973; 1975, No. 203 (Adj.
Sess.), § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 1977; 1993, No. 74, § 5; 1999, No. 94 (Adj. Sess.), §
1, eff. May 2, 2000; 2003, No. 42, § 2, eff. May 27, 2003.)