2010 Wyoming Statutes
Title 11 - Agriculture, Livestock And Other Animals
Chapter 27 - Feeding Of Untreated Garbage To Swine



11-27-101. Definitions.



(a) As used in this act:


(i) "Board" means the Wyoming livestock board;


(ii) "Garbage" means putrescible animal and vegetable wastes resulting from the handling, preparation, cooking and consumption of foods including animal carcasses or parts thereof;


(iii) "This act" means W.S. 11-27-101 through 11-27-107.


11-27-102. Authority of livestock board generally.



(a) Any authorized representative of the board may enter at reasonable times upon any private or public property to inspect or investigate conditions relating to the treating of garbage to be fed to swine.


(b) Any authorized representative of the board may examine any records or memoranda pertaining to the feeding of garbage to swine. The board may require maintenance of records relating to the operation of equipment for and procedure of treating garbage to be fed to swine. Copies of the records shall be submitted to the board on request.


(c) The board is charged with administration and enforcement of this act.


11-27-103. Feeding permit; application.


Any person desiring to obtain a permit to feed garbage to swine shall make written application to the board in accordance with the requirements of the board.


11-27-104. Feeding permit; requirement; renewal; annual fee; exception.



(a) No person shall feed garbage to swine, without first securing a permit from the board. Permits shall be renewed on April 1 each year. The board shall charge one dollar ($1.00) for each annual permit.


(b) This act does not apply to any person who feeds his own swine the garbage obtained only from his own household.


11-27-105. Feeding permit; revocation and refusal to issue.


Upon determination that any person having a permit issued under this act, or who has applied for a permit, has violated or failed to comply with any of the provisions of this act or any of the rules or regulations promulgated thereunder, the board may revoke the permit or refuse to issue a permit to an applicant.


11-27-106. Treatment of garbage before feeding.


All garbage, regardless of previous processing, before being fed to swine shall be thoroughly heated to the boiling point for at least thirty (30) minutes, unless treated in some other manner approved in writing by the board as being equally effective for the protection of public health.


11-27-107. Penalties; injunctions; indemnity prohibited.


Any person who violates or who fails to perform any duty imposed by this act, or who violates any rule or regulation promulgated under this act shall be fined not less than twenty-five dollars ($25.00) or more than two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00), or imprisoned for not more than six (6) months, or both. In addition, the person may be enjoined from continuing the violation. Each day upon which the violation occurs constitutes a separate violation. No indemnity shall be paid by the state to any person feeding garbage to swine in violation of this act.


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