The Secretary may issue such orders and promulgate such regulations as are necessary to carry out subsection (a).
The Secretary may promulgate regulations requiring that any animal imported or entered be raised or handled under post-importation quarantine conditions by or under the supervision of the Secretary for the purpose of determining whether the animal is or may be affected by any pest or disease of livestock.
The Secretary may require the disinfection of-
7 U.S.C. § 8303
REFERENCES IN TEXTThis chapter, referred to in subsec. (c)(1)(B), was in the original "this subtitle", meaning subtitle E (§§10401-10418) of title X of Pub. L. 107-171, 116 Stat. 494, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of subtitle E to the Code, see Short Title note set out under sectionof this title and Tables.
TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONSFor transfer of functions of the Secretary of Agriculture relating to agricultural import and entry inspection activities under this chapter to the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see sections , , ,and of Title 6, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section of Title 6.
- The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of Agriculture.
- United States
- The term "United States" means all of the States.
- The term "article" means any pest or disease or any material or tangible object that could harbor a pest or disease.
- The term "facility" means any structure.
- The term "import" means to move from a place outside the territorial limits of the United States to a place within the territorial limits of the United States.
- The term "livestock" means all farm-raised animals.
- means of conveyance
- The term "means of conveyance" means any personal property used for or intended for use for the movement of any other personal property.
- The term "pest" means any of the following that can directly or indirectly injure, cause damage to, or cause disease in livestock:(A) A protozoan.(B) A plant.(C) A bacteria.(D) A fungus.(E) A virus or viroid.(F) An infectious agent or other pathogen.(G) An arthropod.(H) A parasite.(I) A prion.(J) A vector.(K) Any organism similar to or allied with any of the organisms described in this paragraph.