Chapter 65.--PUBLIC HEALTH

65-1,188. Dead animal handling plan. (a) Every swine facility that has a capacity of 1,000 or more animal units shall file with the department a plan for the handling of dead swine. The secretary shall adopt rules and regulations establishing minimum standards, including requirements that:

(1) No dead swine shall be left where visible from municipal roads or habitable structures;

(2) before disposal, all dead swine shall be kept within the perimeter from which separation distances are determined pursuant to subsection (k) of K.S.A. 65-171d and amendments thereto unless otherwise approved by the department; and

(3) carcasses shall be picked up within 48 hours under normal circumstances.

(b) Each swine facility that is required to submit a plan for handling dead swine shall amend such plan whenever warranted by changes in the facility or in other conditions affecting the facility.

History: L. 1998, ch. 143, § 17; May 7.