(a) A seller, distributor, or transporter of live domestic or exotic fowl in this
state shall register with the commission under this section. The commission may exempt from registration a person participating in a disease
surveillance program recognized by the commission.
(b) A person may apply for a certificate of registration or a renewal of a certificate
of registration under this section by submitting an application and an annual fee
prescribed by the commission. A person must complete an application for a certificate of registration that includes
a list of each location at which the person conducts the sale, distribution, or transportation
of domestic or exotic fowl.
(c) The commission shall adopt rules to administer this section, including rules relating
to the testing, identification, transportation, inspection, sanitation, and disinfection
of domestic and exotic fowl.
(d) The commission shall prescribe and collect an annual fee for registration as a
seller, distributor, or transporter of domestic or exotic fowl in this state.
(e) The commission may set fees under this section in amounts that do not exceed the
amounts necessary to enable the commission to recover the costs of administering this
(f) A person commits an offense if the person knowingly violates this section or fails
to comply with an order or rule adopted under this section.
(g) An offense under this section is a Class C misdemeanor unless it is shown on the
trial of the offense that the defendant has been previously convicted under this section,
in which event the offense is a Class B misdemeanor.
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