Nebraska Revised Statute 54-7,106

Chapter 54

54-7,106.

Permit; notification requirements; application; denial; grounds; prohibited acts.

(1) Each exotic animal auction or exchange venue organizer shall apply for a permit and notify the department at least thirty days prior to the date on which the exotic animal auction or exchange venue is to be held. An applicant for a permit shall verify upon the application that the applicant has contracted the services of an accredited veterinarian to be present during the exotic animal auction or exchange venue as required under subsection (4) of section 54-7,108. Notification shall include the location, time, and dates of the exotic animal auction or exchange venue and the name and address of the exotic animal auction or exchange venue organizer. Notification shall be made in writing or by facsimile transmission. If a livestock auction market holds an exotic animal auction or exchange venue through its licensed livestock auction market, such livestock auction market shall comply with the Exotic Animal Auction or Exchange Venue Act for purposes of the exotic animal auction or exchange venue.

(2) The department may deny an application for a permit if the application does not satisfy the requirements of subsection (1) of this section, for previous acts or omissions of the applicant in noncompliance with the Exotic Animal Auction or Exchange Venue Act, or upon a determination that the applicant is unable to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of a permittee under the act.

(3) No person shall conduct an exotic animal auction or exchange venue without a permit issued pursuant to this section.

(4) No change of ownership of bovine, camelid, caprine, ovine, or porcine animals may occur at private treaty on the premises where the exotic animal auction or exchange venue is being held for the twenty-four-hour period prior to commencement of the exotic animal auction or exchange venue, nor for twenty-four hours following such event, unless such animals have a certificate of veterinary inspection at change of ownership.

Cross References

  • Definitions, see section 54-701.03.
  • Department of Agriculture, State Veterinarian, powers, see sections 54-703 to 54-705.
  • Violations, penalties, see section 54-752.