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Notice of Intent to Adopt a Rule
LSA Document #22-127

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

OVERVIEW: Amends 345 IAC 1-6-1.5 to add a definition of "animal health professional". Amends 345 IAC 1-6-2 to add egg drop syndrome virus (ESDV) to the signs of disease list, and requires a veterinarian, owner, caretaker, or custodian that observes an animal presenting signs consistent with a listed disease, or receives information which provides knowledge or a reason to suspect that a listed disease exists in an animal, to report that information to the state veterinarian within 24 hours of receiving the information. Amends 345 IAC 1-6-3 to add EDSV in birds to the reportable disease list, and requires a diagnostic laboratory or animal health professional to report a diagnosis of any reportable disease within 24 hours of the diagnosis. 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

For purposes of IC 4-22-2-28.1, the Small Business Ombudsman designated by IC 5-28-17-6 is:
Emily Totten
Small Business Ombudsman
Indiana Economic Development Corporation
One North Capitol, Suite 700
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 402-3062
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: 04/13/2022 by Legislative Services Agency

DIN: 20220413-IR-345220127NIA
Composed: Jul 12,2024 7:31:36AM EDT
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