CHAPTER 66LIVESTOCK MOVEMENT[Appeared as Ch 2, 1973 IDR][Prior to 7/27/88, see Agriculture Department 30—Ch 18]2166.1(163) Definitions and permits. 66.1(1) Definition. As used in this chapter, the following term is defined to have the following meaning:
"Livestock" means cattle, horses, sheep, goats, swine (other than feeder swine), or any other animals of the bovine, equine, ovine, caprine or porcine species. “Livestock” also includes all species of deer, elk, and moose raised under confinement or agricultural conditions for the production of meat, the production of other agricultural products, sport, or exhibition.66.1(2) Livestock dealer permit required. Any person engaged in the business of buying, selling or assembling livestock by consignment for the purpose of resale, either interstate or intrastate, shall first obtain a permit from the department to conduct business. However, a person is not required to be licensed as a livestock dealer if either of the following applies: a. The person is licensed as an agent for a packer operating under Iowa Code chapter 172A, the person only buys for the packer, and the livestock move directly to slaughter; or b. The person is licensed as a feeder pig dealer under Iowa Code section 163.30 and does not sell livestock other than feeder pigs.A separate permit must be obtained for each separate location even though operated under the same management or person. 66.1(3) Livestock dealer’s agent permit required. An individual working for a person holding a permit required by subrule 66.1(2) shall obtain, in lieu of a livestock dealer permit, a permit as a livestock dealer’s agent. A person shall not act as an agent for more than one dealer at the same time. A person shall not act as an agent for a dealer and also hold a livestock dealer permit in the person’s own name. 66.1(4) Permitting period. A livestock dealer permit and a livestock dealer’s agent permit shall be issued for a time period commencing on July 1 and ending June 30 of the following year. 66.1(5) Fee for permit. The following nonrefundable fee shall accompany each application for a permit or the renewal of a permit.
- Livestock dealer permit—$50
- Livestock dealer’s agent permit—$10
- Certificate of Veterinary Inspection
- Form M—Certificate of Inspection or Postmovement Quarantine Form
- Form Q-LSM—Swine Quarantine
- Form 1-27—Quarantined Livestock Consigned for Slaughter
- Affidavit of Slaughter.
- A notarized and completed copy of the claim form.
- An official copy of the court judgment or other order which has established the debt as a bona fide adjudicated debt, including the date that the judgment was entered.
- Has not filed or maintained a surety bond in the form and amount as required by Iowa Code section 163.30 or Iowa Code Supplement chapter 202C.
- Has violated the provisions of Iowa Code chapter 163, 163A, 164, 165, 166, 166A, 166B, or 166D or the rules adopted pursuant to those chapters.
- Has made false or misleading statements as to the health or physical condition or origin of livestock or feeder pigs, or practiced fraud or misrepresentation in connection with the buying or receiving of livestock or feeder pigs or the selling, exchanging, soliciting or negotiating the sale of livestock or the weighing of livestock or feeder pigs.
- Has failed to maintain and keep suitable animal health and movement records as required or to provide access to the department to the records.
- Has had a license or permit suspended or revoked or has been otherwise barred from engaging in the buying, selling, assembling livestock or feeder pigs, or receiving livestock or feeder pigs on consignment by either the United States Department of Agriculture or by another state unless the department concludes after an investigation that the facts leading to the suspension or revocation demonstrate that granting the license or permit will not create a substantial risk to the Iowa livestock or feeder pig industry. This paragraph shall also apply if there is a pending action to suspend or revoke a permit.
- Has failed to comply with any lawful order of the department or a state or federal court.