1.1.................... moves to amend S.F. No. 959, the third engrossment, as amended, as
1.3Page 227, after line 27, insert:

1.4    "Sec. 5. Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 35.155, subdivision 7, is amended to read:
1.5    Subd. 7. Inspection. (a) The Board of Animal Health must annually inspect farmed
1.6Cervidae, farmed Cervidae facilities, and farmed Cervidae records. As coordinated by the
1.7board, the commissioner of agriculture and an enforcement officer as defined under section
1.897A.015, subdivision 18, may participate in the annual inspection.
1.9(b) The annual inspection must include a physical inspection of all perimeter fencing
1.10around the facility and a viewing to verify that all animals are tagged. The owner of a farmed
1.11Cervidae facility must present to the inspectors an accurate inventory of the owner's farmed
1.12Cervidae and other records for review. During an annual inspection, the owner must present
1.13individual animals in a herd for a physical inventory, if required by the board.
1.14(c) The commissioner of natural resources may inspect farmed Cervidae, farmed Cervidae
1.15facilities, and farmed Cervidae records with reasonable suspicion that laws protecting native
1.16wild animals have been violated and must notify the owner in writing at the time of the
1.17inspection of the reason for the inspection and must inform the owner in writing after the
1.18inspection of whether (1) the cause of the inspection was unfounded; or (2) there will be an
1.19ongoing investigation or continuing evaluation.
1.20(d) An inspection conducted by the Board of Animal Health of a premises where chronic
1.21wasting disease has been detected or has been identified through an epidemiological
1.22investigation as a source or trace-out herd from an infected farm must include conservation
1.23officers as provided by the Department of Natural Resources."
1.24Page 228, after line 17, insert:
2.1"(1) allow and cooperate with inspections of the premises as determined by the Board
2.2of Animal Health and Department of Natural Resources conservation officers and wildlife
2.4Renumber the clauses in sequence
2.5Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
2.6Amend the title accordingly