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TITLE 345 INDIANA STATE BOARD OF ANIMAL HEALTH

Notice of Intent to Adopt a Rule
LSA Document #21-540

Under IC 4-22-2-23, the Indiana State Board of Animal Health intends to adopt a rule concerning the following:

OVERVIEW: Amends Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) rules governing animal carcass disposal. Amends 345 IAC 7-7 to authorize the state veterinarian to approve an extension of time or alternate method for animal carcass disposal in response to an animal disease outbreak, weather emergency, or other catastrophic event. The proposed rule authorizes disposal of animal carcasses and condemned and inedible waste by above ground burial and establishes standards for this method, and adds a new section to relocate burial standards for animal carcasses and condemned and inedible waste and amends these standards. The rule clarifies what constitutes thoroughly and completely composted, incinerated, and digested material, and also clarifies the requirements for commercial carcass and inedible waste disposal facilities. Questions and comments concerning the proposed rule may be sent to the Small Business Regulatory Coordinator for this rule. Statutory authority: IC 15-17-3-21.


For purposes of IC 4-22-2-28.1, the Small Business Regulatory Coordinator for this rule is:
Sarah Simpson
Director of Legal Affairs, Licensing, and Enforcement
Indiana State Board of Animal Health
Discovery Hall, Suite 100
1202 East 38th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46205
(317) 544-2410
sasimpson@boah.in.gov

For purposes of IC 4-22-2-28.1, the Small Business Ombudsman designated by IC 5-28-17-6 is:
Greg Lannan
Small Business Ombudsman
Indiana Economic Development Corporation
One North Capitol, Suite 700
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 601-8892
glannan@iedc.in.gov
Resources available to regulated entities through the small business ombudsman include the ombudsman's duties stated in IC 5-28-17-6, specifically IC 5-28-17-6(9), investigating and attempting to resolve any matter regarding compliance by a small business with a law, rule, or policy administered by a state agency, either as a party to a proceeding or as a mediator.

Posted: 12/29/2021 by Legislative Services Agency

DIN: 20211229-IR-345210540NIA
Composed: Feb 08,2023 6:38:31AM EST
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