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Title XXXV
AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE, AND ANIMAL INDUSTRY
Chapter 570
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES
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F.S. 570.36
570.36 Division of Animal Industry; powers and duties.The duties of the Division of Animal Industry include, but are not limited to:
(1) Enforcing those provisions of chapter 585, and rules adopted pursuant thereto, relating to testing, supervising, controlling, and eradicating brucellosis and tuberculosis in livestock.
(2) Enforcing those provisions of chapter 585, and rules adopted pursuant thereto, relating to the control and eradication of dangerous transmissible diseases of livestock, including parasitic infestations such as screwworm and the cattle fever tick.
(3) Enforcing those provisions of chapter 534, and rules adopted pursuant thereto, relating to recordation of livestock marks and brands and such other provisions of such chapter as are directed by the department.
(4) Enforcing those provisions of chapter 585, and rules adopted pursuant thereto, relating to the enforcement of the provisions of the National Poultry Improvement Plan and the National Turkey Improvement Plan.
(5) Operating and managing the animal disease diagnostic laboratory provided for in chapter 585.
History.s. 1, ch. 59-54; s. 1, ch. 67-584; ss. 4, 14, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 1, ch. 79-122; s. 5, ch. 84-165; s. 8, ch. 92-290; s. 103, ch. 92-291; s. 16, ch. 94-335; s. 84, ch. 2014-150.