SOURCE: IC 15-17-2-87; (10)IN0116.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 15-17-2-87, AS ADDED BY P.L.2-2008,
SECTION 8, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2010]: Sec. 87. "Poultry", for purposes of IC 15-17-3 and
IC 15-17-5, means a domesticated bird, whether live or dead.
SOURCE: IC 15-17-3-13; (10)IN0116.1.2. -->
SECTION 2. IC 15-17-3-13, AS AMENDED BY P.L.111-2009,
SECTION 3, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2010]: Sec. 13. In addition to the powers and duties given the
board in this article and by law, the board has the powers and duties
reasonable and necessary to do the following:
(1) Provide for the quarantine of animals and objects to prevent,
control, and eradicate diseases and pests of animals.
(2) Develop, adopt, and implement programs and procedures for
establishing and maintaining accredited, certified, validated, or
designated disease or pest free or disease or pest monitored
animals, herds, flocks, or areas, including the following:
(A) The establishment and maintenance of herds that are
monitored for disease or pest syndromes.
(B) The establishment and maintenance of certified or
validated brucellosis free herds, animals, and areas.
(C) The establishment and maintenance of accredited
tuberculosis free herds, animals, and areas.
(3) Develop, adopt, and implement programs and plans for the
prevention, detection, control, and eradication of diseases and
pests of animals.
(4) Control or prohibit, by permit or other means, the movement
and transportation into, out of, or within Indiana of animals and
objects in order to prevent, detect, control, or eradicate diseases
and pests of animals. When implementing controls or prohibitions
the board may consider whether animals or objects are diseased,
suspected to be diseased, or under quarantine, or whether the
animals or objects originated from a country, a state, an area, or
a premises that is known or suspected to harbor animals or objects
infected with or exposed to a disease or pest of animals.
(5) Control or prohibit the public and private sale of animals and
objects in order to prevent the spread of disease and pests of
(6) Control the use, sanitation, and disinfection of:
(A) public stockyards; and
(B) vehicles used to transport animals and objects into and
to accomplish the objectives of this article.
(7) Control the use, sanitation, and disinfection of premises,
facilities, and equipment to accomplish the objectives of this
(8) Control the movement of animals and objects to, from, and
within premises where diseases or pests of animals may exist.
(9) Control the movement and disposal of carcasses of animals
(10) Control the manufacture, sale, storage, distribution, handling,
and use of serums, vaccines, and other biologics and veterinary
drugs, except those drugs for human consumption regulated under
IC 16-42-19, to be used for the prevention, detection, control, and
eradication of disease and pests of animals.
(11) Control and prescribe the means, methods, and procedures
for the vaccination or other treatment of animals and objects and
the conduct of tests for diseases and pests of animals.
(12) Develop, adopt, and implement plans and programs for the
identification of animals, objects, premises, and means of
conveyances. Plans and programs may include identification:
(A) of animals or objects that have been condemned under this
(B) related to classification as to disease, testing, vaccination,
or treatment status.
(13) Establish the terms and method of appraisal or other
determination of value of animals and objects condemned under
this article, the payment of any indemnities that may be provided
for the animals and objects, and the regulation of the sale or other
disposition of the animals or objects.
(14) Control the sale of baby chicks.
(15) Cooperate and enter into agreements with the appropriate
departments and agencies of this state, any other state, or the
federal government to prevent, detect, control, and eradicate
diseases and pests of animals.
(16) Control or prohibit the movement and transportation into, out
of, or within Indiana of wild animals, including birds, that might
carry or disseminate diseases or pests of animals.
(17) Provide for condemning or abating conditions that cause,
aggravate, spread, or harbor diseases or pests of animals.
(18) Establish and designate, in addition to the animal disease
diagnostic laboratory under IC 21-46-3-1, other laboratories
necessary to make tests of any nature for diseases and pests of
(19) Investigate, develop, and implement the best methods for the
prevention, detection, control, suppression, or eradication of
diseases and pests of animals.
(20) Investigate, gather, and compile information concerning the
organization, business conduct, practices, and management of any
registrant, licensee, permittee, applicant for a license, or applicant
for a permit.
(21) Investigate allegations of unregistered, unlicensed, and
(22) Institute legal action in the name of the state of Indiana
necessary to enforce:
(A) the board's orders and rules; and
(B) this article.
(23) Control the collection, transportation, and cooking of garbage
to be fed to swine or other animals and all matters of sanitation
relating to the collection, transportation, and cooking of garbage
affecting the health of swine or other animals and affecting public
health and comfort.
(24) Adopt an appropriate seal.
(25) Issue orders as an aid to enforcement of the powers granted
by this article, IC 15-18-1, and IC 15-19-6.
(26) Control disposal plants and byproducts collection services
and all matters connected to disposal plants and byproducts
(27) Abate biological or chemical substances that:
(A) remain in or on any animal before or at the time of
slaughter as a result of treatment or exposure; and
(B) are found by the board to be or have the potential of being
injurious to the health of animals or humans.
(28) Regulate the production, manufacture, processing, and
distribution of products derived from animals to control health
hazards that may threaten:
(A) animal health;
(B) the public health and welfare of the citizens of Indiana;
(C) the trade in animals and animal products in and from
(29) Cooperate and coordinate with local, state, and federal
emergency management agencies to plan and implement disaster
emergency plans and programs as the plans and programs relate
to animals in Indiana.
(30) Assist law enforcement agencies investigating allegations of
cruelty and neglect of animals.
(31) Assist organizations that represent livestock and poultry
producers with issues and programs related to the care of
livestock and poultry.
(32) Establish a registry of commercial dog brokers and
commercial dog breeders in Indiana.
(33) Establish standards governing the care of livestock and