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. B. A. I. Order 302) U.S. DEPOSITORY
U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY
; REG NATIONS GOVERNING THE APPRAISEMENT OF TUBERCULOUS
SAND PARATUBERCULOUS ANIMALS AND EXPENDITURES ON
II ACCOUNT OF THE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF TUBERCU-
I LOSIS AND PARATUBERCULOSIS OF ANIMALS
Effective on and after July 1, 1927
; UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,
S, OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY,
S,. Washington, D. C., February 15, 1927.
Under the authority conferred by law upon the Secretary of Agriculture the
ftllowilg regulations are hereby prescribed, to govern the condemnation,
slaughter, or death after condemnation of animals and expenditures on account
Of the -control and eradication of tuberculosis and paratuberculosis of animals,
which for purposes of identification are designated as B. A. I. Order 302, and
Mall supersede B. A. I. Order 282, dated February 9. 1923, and all amendments
These regulations shall become and be effective on and after
July 1, 1927.
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,.r XRegulation 1--DEFINITIONS
S: For the purpose of these regulations the following words, names, and terms
shall be construed, respectively, to mean:
STIO N I. The department: The United States Department of' Agriculture.
Sz.. 2. The Secretary: The Secretary of Agriculture of the United States.
.B 3. The bureau: The Bureau of Animal Industry of the United States
f Ds:paient of Agriculture.
a SEC. 4. Diseases: Tuberculosis and paratuberculosis of animals.
':; Sw. 5.. Bureau employees; Inspectors and all other individuals employed
in the bureau who are authorized by the chief of bureau to do any work or
wpftorm any duty in connection with the arrest and eradication of diseases
j SEC. 6. Accredited veterinarians: Veterinarians accredited by State and
Ba Su. 7. Destroyed: Condemned and destroyed by slaughter or by death
*w: R latin L--COOPERATION WITH STATES., TERRITORIES. COUNTIES, AND
N-:.. J MUNICIPALITIES
p63 i determination by the Secretary of Agriculture of the existence of
ttbereflosia, t aratuberculosis in any State, Territory, county, or muni-
ifalilty, the chief of bureau will invite the proper authorities of such State,
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Territory, county, or municipality to cooperate with the department in the "m
control and eradication of such diseases. :
Regulatm .-COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS L
SECTION 1. If it appears to be necessary, for the control or eradication of
tuberculosis or paratuberculosis of animals, to destroy aOimals affected with
either disease, and to compensate owners for loss thereof, the chief of bureau
is authorized within his discretion to agree, on the part of the department.
with the State, Territory, county, or municipality, to pay not to exceed one-
third of the difference between the appraised value of each animal so de-
stroyed and the value of the salvage thereof: Provided, however, That in no
case shall any payment by the department be more than $25 for any grade
animal, nor more than $50 for any purebred animal.
Sic. 2. No payment by the department shall exceed the amount paid or to
be paid by the State, Territory, county, or municipality where the animal
shall be condemned.
Regulation 4.-APRAISAL OF ANIMALS
SmEcTIoN 1. Animals affected with tuberculosis or paratuberculosis shall be
appraised by a representative of the bureau or a cooperating representative
of the State, Territory, county, or municipality, if the owner refuses to
accept such appraised value, the animals shall be appraised in accordance
with the laws and regulations of the State or Territory in which the animals
Snc. 2. Bureau inspectors in charge of the work of eradication of tuberculosis
or paratuberculosis in any State or Territory or in any part thereof may act
as appraisers of animals and may detail competent bureau employees under
their direction to act as appraisers.
SEC. 3. In the appraisal of tuberculous or paratuberculous animals due
consideration shall be given to their breeding value as well as to their dairy
or meat value.
Sic. 4. Appraisals of animals shall be reported on forms furnished by the
bureau (T. E. Form 23, Revised). Reports of appraisals shall show the num-
ber of animals, the value of each per head, and shall be signed by the appraiser
or appraisers and approved by the bureau inspector in charge. The names and
registry numbers of all purebred animals shall be shown except in cases where
owners thereof shall present other evidence to the satisfaction of the chief of
bureau that such animals are in fact purebred. The T. H. Form 23 (Revised)
shall show the amount paid or to be paid by the State, Territory, county, or
municipality for said animals, and it shall be signed by a duly authorized
official of the State, Territory, county, -or municipality making partial payment
for said animals. The T. E. Form 23 (Revised) shall be signed by the owper
of the said animals certifying that the appraisal is accepted by him, and that
the amounts due him from the United States and the State, Territory, county,'
or municipality are correct. One copy of T. E. Form 23 (Revised) shall be sub-
mitted to the bureau with the claim and one copy shall be retained by the
bureau inspector in charge who approves the claim. Additional copies may be
prepared and furnished to the State, Territory, county, or municipal officials
if required. One copy may also be furnished the owner.
SEc. 5. The tuberculous or paratuberculous animals shall be destroyed within
30 days of date of appraisal, except that in extraordinary and meritorious
cases and at the discretion of the chief of bureau, said time limit of 30 days
may be waived, and a report of the salvage derived from the sale of such
animals shall be made on T. E. Form 24, which fo6rim shall be signed by the
purchaser or his agent or by the selling agent handling said animals. In the
event that the animals are not disposed of through regular slaughterers or
through selling agents, in lieu of the T. E. Form 24 the owner shall furnish an
affidavit showing the amount of net salvage obtained by him, and certify that
said itnount is all that he has received or wll receive as salvage for said
animal or animals. The salvage is the net amount received for the animal.
Freight, yardage, commissions, slaughtering charges, etc., may be deducted,
but any charges for holding the animals on the farm pending slaughter shalJ
not be deducted, and any such charges will not be paid by the deppartpt..,
One copy of T. EH. Form 24 or the affidaiivit which, 'is set forth above, may bie
furnished in lieu thereof, shall be submitted to the bureau with "the claim and
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one copy shall be retained, by the bureau inspector in charge who approves the
claim. Additional copies may be prepared and furnished to the State, Territory,
county, or municipal authorities, if required.
Regulation 5.-MORTGAGE AND OTHER LIENS
When animals have been destroyed pursuant to these regulations, the
inspector in charge shall take reasonable precautions to determine prior to
his approval of vouchers in which compensation therefore is claimed, who
is the owner of, and whether there are any mortgage or other liens outstanding
against the' animals. If it appears that there are outstanding liens a full
report regarding same shall be made and shall accompany the voucher. Every
such report shall include a description of the liens, the name of the person or
persons having possession of the documentary evidence thereof, and a statement
showing what arrangements, if any, have been made to discharge the liens
outstanding against the animals destroyed, of which the inspector in charge
may have knowledge.
Regulation 6.-EXPENSE OF DISINFECTION OF PREMISES AND CONVEYANCES
Stockyards, pens, cars, vessels, and other premises and conveyances will be
disinfected, whenever necessary for the eradication of tuberculosis and para-
tuberculosis, by the owners thereof at their expense, under the supervision of
bureau or State employees.
Regulation 7.-CLAIMS NOT ALLOWED
SECOnON 1. No payment shall be made for any animals destroyed on account
of tuberculosis or paratuberculosis unless the owner has complied with all law-
ful quarantine regulations, and unless the owner shall have executed the forms
required by these regulations.
SEC. 2. The department will not allow claims arising out of the condemnation
of animals for tuberculosis or paratuberculosis on a tuberculin or Johnin test
applied by other than a bureau veterinary inspector, a cooperating regularly
employed State, Territorial, county, or municipal veterinary inspector, or an
SEC. 3. No compensation will be paid to owners of tuberculous or paratuber-
culous animals except for animals in States, Territories, counties, or munici-
palities in which cooperative tuberculosis and paratuberculosis eradication
work is being conducted.
SEm. 4. The department will not allow claims arising out of the condemnation
of animals, for tuberculosis or paratuberculosis on a tuberculin or Johnin test
applied by an accredited veterinarian unless specific instructions have been
issued to the accredited veterinarian and signed by the proper State and
SzC. 5. No compensation will be paid to any owner of tuberculous or para-
tuberculous animals whose entire herd is not under Federal and State super-
vision for the eradication of tuberculosis or paratuberculosis.
Smc. 6. No compensation will be paid to any owner for tuberculous or para-
tuberculous animals destroyed in any State, Territory, county, or municipality
which does not by law or by suitable action in keeping with its authority in the
matter, and by rules and regulations adopted and enforced in pursuance
thereof, provide inspection of tuberculous or paratuberculous animals and for
compensation to owners of animals so destroyed.
SEc. 7. No payment shall be made for any animal or animals destroyed on
account of tuberculosis or paratuberculosis except in cooperation with and
supplementary to payments to be made by the State, Territory, county, or
Se. 8. No compensation will be paid until all infected premises have been
properly cleaned apd disinfected in accordance with the recommendations
of the proper State or bureau official.
SEC. 9. No compensation will be paid for tuberculous or paratuberculous
steers nor will compensation be paid for bulls which are not purebred.
SE. 10. No indemnity will be paid on any animal if introduced into a herd
under supervision within a period of less than six months prior to condemna-
tion, unless said animal was obtained from a herd under State and Federal
supervision for the eradication of tuberculosis or paratuberculosis.
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Szc. 11. No payment shall be made for any aknials .e-t1'*4 s.,tH^
of tuberculosis or paratuberculosis unless the aniualfs iSE'dA. *iihdS'..., :
for identification by branding the letter "T" on the left Jaw, not ia:t g ..... SHJ- :
two nor more than three inches high, and by attaching to the left ear a metal:::::i:::!
tag bearing a serial number and the Inscription U. B. A. I. Beactr." or I
a similar State reactor tag. :
SEc. 12. No claim for compensation for the destruction of ada1..la1
count of tuberculosis or paratuberculosis shall hereafter, be'aid r pA
under the regulations contained in B. A. I. Order 237, dated March 19, P
but all such claims shall be presented and paid pursuant to and i copli
with the regulations contained in this order. "
EXTRACT FROM "AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THl DUPATlI MNT OW !A]'omCaUWfl
FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1928, AND roB 0mT PuaroBPmas," APfbOV
JANUARY 18. 1927. (PUBLIC 552, 69TH CONG.)
For investigating the diseases of tuberculosis and paratuberclouols of animal) for their
control and eradication, for the tuberculin testing of animals, and for --rs hee mon-
cerning the causes of the diseases, their modes of'spread, and methods it treatment
and prevention, including demonstrations, the formation of organizations, n 4puehhetker
means as may be necessary, either independently or in cooperation with fArueu asmca-
tions, or State, Territory, cr county authorities, $5,964,000, of which $1,086,000 1
be set aside for administrative and operating expenses and $4,878,000 for the paymat
of indemnities, of which $1,192,000 shall be immediately available,: Predd, 1ouef.,
That in carrying out the purpose of this appropriation, If in the opinion of the Secretaq
Sf Agriculture it shall be necessary to condemn and destroy tuberculous or pars-
tuberculous animals, if such animals have been destroyed, condemned or die after
condemnation, he may,. in his discretion, and in accordance with such rule and regula-
tions as he may prescribe, expend in the city of Washington or elsewhere, me uh sums,as he
shall determine to be necessary, within the limitations above provided, forl the pay=-t
of Indemnities, fcr the reimbursement of owners of such animalt, in cooperation wUh
such States, Territories, counties, or municipalities, as shall by" law or by suitable autli'
in keeping with its authority in the matter, and by rules and regulatuiow -adopted ani
enforced in pursuance thereof, provide inspection of tuberculous or iaratubercaloti
animals and for compensation to owners of animals so condemned, but no pant of the
money hereby appropriated shall be used in compensating owners of such animals exempt
in cooperation with and supplementary to payments to be made by State, TwertWx
county, or municipality where condemnation of such animals shall take place, nor ,-pt.4
any payment be made hereunder as compensation for or on account of any such ahnla)
if at the time of inspection or test, or at the time of condemnation thereof, it shall
belong to or be upon the premises of any person, firm, or corporation to which it has
been sold, shipped, or delivered for the purpose of being slaughtered: Preovided fj nkher
That out of the money hereby appropriated no payment as compensation for any anim
condemned for slaughter shall exceed one-third of the difference between the appajebd
value of such animal and the value of the salvage thereof; that no payment hereunds'
shall exceed the amount paid cr to be paid by the State, Territory, county, and s
cipality where the animal shall be condemned; that in no case shall any paym0 t
hereunder be more than $25 for any grade animal or more than $50 for any puvetid
animal, and that no payment shall be made unless the owner has complied with aU iBflfl
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