For the purpose of this chapter:
"Animal" means any animal species except fish and insects including all those so classified as wild, captive wild, exotic wild, alternative livestock, semidomesticated, domestic or farm.
"OIE notifiable disease list" means the diseases listed by the OIE in the Terrestrial Animal Health Code (22nd Edition, 2013). The OIE notifiable disease list may be found on the internet at: http://www.oie.int/en/international-standard-setting/terrestrial-code/. The list may also be found in the Washington state department of agriculture's Animal Health Handbook for Veterinarians.
"OIE" means Office International des Epizooties. The OIE is the World Organization of Animal Health.
"Reportable disease list" means the list of diseases that include the OIE notifiable disease list and other diseases listed in this chapter.
"Veterinary laboratory" means a place equipped for performing diagnostic or investigative procedures on submitted specimens from animals and fish by personnel whose primary duties are to conduct such procedures.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040
and chapter 34.05
RCW. WSR 15-02-027, § 16-70-005, filed 12/30/14, effective 1/30/15. Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36
RCW. WSR 07-10-087, § 16-70-005, filed 5/1/07, effective 6/1/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.010
(1), [16.36.]040 and [16.36.]080(4). WSR 00-06-064, § 16-70-005, filed 3/1/00, effective 4/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.096
. WSR 93-19-127 (Order 5011), § 16-70-005, filed 9/21/93, effective 10/22/93.]