Under IC 4-22-2-24
, notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at 9:30 a.m., at the Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH), 1202 East 38th Street, Discovery Hall Suite 100, Indianapolis, Indiana, the BOAH will hold a public hearing on a proposed rule that amends BOAH rules governing reportable diseases. The proposed rule amends 345 IAC 1-6-1.5
to add a definition of "animal health professional". It amends 345 IAC 1-6-2
to add egg drop syndrome virus (EDSV) to the signs of disease list, and requires a veterinarian, owner, caretaker, or custodian of an animal who knows or has reason to suspect that a disease or condition declared reportable by the board exists in an animal to report that information to the state veterinarian within twenty-four (24) hours after discovering the occurrence or suspected occurrence of the disease or condition. It also 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 twenty-four (24) hours of the diagnosis.