Subpart A General
Subpart B State Eligibility for a Grant and Requirements for a Statewide System
Subpart C State Application and Assurances
Subpart D Child Find, Evaluations and Assessments, and Individualized Family Service Plans
Subpart E Procedural Safeguards
Subpart F Use of Funds and Payor of Last Resort
Subpart G State Interagency Coordinating Council
Subpart H State Monitoring and Enforcement; Federal Monitoring and Enforcement; Reporting; and Allocation of Funds

Terms Used In CFR > Title 34 > Subtitle B > Chapter III > Part 303

  • Accredited veterinarian: A veterinarian who is approved by the Administrator, in accordance with part 161 of this chapter, to perform official animal health work of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service specified in subchapters A, B, C, and D of this chapter and to perform work required by cooperative State-Federal disease control and eradication programs. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Act: means the Horse Protection Act of 1970 (Pub. See 34 CFR 303.5
  • Action device: means any boot, collar, chain, roller, or other device which encircles or is placed upon the lower extremity of the leg of a horse in such a manner that it can either rotate around the leg, or slide up and down the leg so as to cause friction, or which can strike the hoof, coronet band or fetlock joint. See 34 CFR 303.5
  • Administrator: The Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, or any person authorized to act for the Administrator. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Administrator: The Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, or any person authorized to act for the Administrator. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Administrator: means the Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, or any person authorized to act for the Administrator. See 34 CFR 303.5
  • Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service: The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture (APHIS). See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service: The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, of the United States Department of Agriculture (APHIS. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • APHIS representative: An individual employed by APHIS who is authorized to perform the function involved. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • APHIS representative: An individual employed by Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, United States Department of Agriculture, who is authorized to perform the function involved. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • APHIS representative: means any employee of APHIS, or any officer or employee of any State agency who is authorized by the Administrator to perform inspections or any other functions authorized by the Act, including the inspection of the records of any horse show, horse exhibition, horse sale or horse auction. See 34 CFR 303.5
  • APHIS Show Veterinarian: means the APHIS Doctor of Veterinary Medicine responsible for the immediate supervision and conduct of the Department's activities under the Act at any horse show, horse exhibition, horse sale or horse auction. See 34 CFR 303.5
  • APHIS-defined European CSF region: A single region of Europe recognized by APHIS as low risk for classical swine fever. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Approved establishment: means an establishment authorized by Veterinary Services for the receipt and handling of restricted imported animal carcasses, products, and byproducts. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Approved livestock facility: A stockyard, livestock market, buying station, concentration point, or any other premises under State or Federal veterinary supervision where livestock are assembled and that has been approved under §71. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Area veterinarian in charge: The veterinary official of APHIS who is assigned by the Administrator to supervise and perform the official animal health work of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service in the State concerned. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Authorized inspector: Any individual authorized by the Administrator of APHIS or the Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, to enforce the regulations in this part. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Birds: All members of the class Aves (other than poultry or game birds). See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Breeder swine: Sexually intact swine over 6 months of age. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Cold spot: The area in a flexible plastic cooking tube or other type of container loaded with meat product, or the areas at various points along the belt in an oven chamber, slowest to reach the required temperature during the cooking process. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Commercial birds: Birds that are imported for resale, breeding, public display, or any other purpose, except pet birds, zoological birds, research birds, or performing or theatrical birds. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Commingling: The mixing or assembling of swine from one premises with swine from any other premises, including, but not limited to, loading swine from more than one premises on the same truck, trailer, vessel, or railroad car, unless swine from different premises are kept separate on the means of conveyance by dividers. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Consistent States: Those States listed as consistent States in §79. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Contact: Known or potential commingling of products during processing or storage, or while being transported from any point to any other point. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Container: For the purposes of §94. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Department: The United States Department of Agriculture. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Department: The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA, Department). See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Department: means the United States Department of Agriculture. See 34 CFR 303.5
  • DQP: means a person meeting the requirements specified in §11. See 34 CFR 303.5
  • Exhibitor: means (1) any person who enters any horse, any person who allows his horse to be entered, or any person who directs or allows any horse in his custody or under his direction, control or supervision to be entered in any horse show or horse exhibition. See 34 CFR 303.5
  • Exporting region: A region from which shipments are sent to the United States. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Farm equipment: Equipment used in the production of livestock or crops, including, but not limited to, mowers, harvesters, loaders, slaughter machinery, agricultural tractors, farm engines, farm trailers, farm carts, and farm wagons, but excluding automobiles and trucks. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Feeder swine: Swine under 6 months of age that are not slaughter swine. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Flock of origin: The flock in which the eggs were produced. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Food Safety and Inspection Service: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the United States Department of Agriculture. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Free area: The States, Territories, or the District of Columbia or portions thereof not quarantined by the Secretary of Agriculture for the specific contagious, infectious, or communicable animal disease mentioned in each part. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • FSIS inspector: An individual authorized by the Administrator, Food Safety and Inspection Service, United States Department of Agriculture, to perform the function involved. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Game birds: Migratory birds, including certain ducks, geese, pigeons, and doves ("migratory" refers to seasonal flight to and from the United States). See 34 CFR 303.707
  • General: (1) The lead agency's child find system described in §303. See 34 CFR 303.303
  • Horse: means any member of the species Equus caballus. See 34 CFR 303.5
  • Horse exhibition: means a public display of any horses, singly or in groups, but not in competition, except events where speed is the prime factor, rodeo events, parades, or trail rides. See 34 CFR 303.5
  • Horse industry organization or association: means an organized group of people, having a formal structure, who are engaged in the promotion of horses through the showing, exhibiting, sale, auction, registry, or any activity which contributes to the advancement of the horse. See 34 CFR 303.5
  • Horse sale or horse auction: means any event, public or private, at which horses are sold or auctioned, regardless of whether or not said horses are exhibited prior to or during the sale or auction. See 34 CFR 303.5
  • Horse show: means a public display of any horses, in competition, except events where speed is the prime factor, rodeo events, parades, or trail rides. See 34 CFR 303.5
  • Horses: Horses, asses, mules, ponies, and zebras. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • House: A structure, enclosed by walls and a roof, in which poultry are raised. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Inconsistent States: Those States not included in the list of consistent States appearing in §79. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Indicator piece: A cube or slice of meat to be used for the pink juice test, required to meet minimum size specifications. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Inspection: means the examination of any horse and any records pertaining to any horse by use of whatever means are deemed appropriate and necessary for the purpose of determining compliance with the Act and regulations. See 34 CFR 303.5
  • Interstate: From one State into or through any other State. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Interstate commerce: Trade, traffic, transportation, or other commerce between a place in a State and any place outside of that State, or between points within a State but through any place outside of that State. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Interstate swine movement report: A paper or electronic document signed by a producer moving swine giving notice that a group of animals is being moved across State lines in a swine production system. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Livestock: All farm-raised animals. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Livestock market: A stockyard, buying station, concentration point, or any other premises where livestock are assembled for sale or sale purposes. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Management: means any person or persons who organize, exercise control over, or administer or are responsible for organizing, directing, or administering any horse show, horse exhibition, horse sale or horse auction and specifically includes, but is not limited to, the sponsoring organization and show manager. See 34 CFR 303.5
  • Move: To carry, enter, import, mail, ship, or transport. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Newcastle disease: Newcastle disease is an acute, rapidly spreading, and usually fatal viral infection of poultry caused by an avian paramyxovirus serotype 1 that meets one of the following criteria for virulence: The virus has an intracerebral pathogenicity index (ICPI) in day-old chicks (Gallus gallus) of 0. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Official identification device or method: A means approved by the Administrator of applying an official identification number to an animal of a specific species or associating an official identification number with an animal or group of animals of a specific species. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Official swine tattoo: A tattoo, conforming to the six-character alpha-numeric National Tattoo System, that provides a unique identification for each herd or lot of swine. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Operator: The operator responsible for the day-to-day operations of a facility. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Person: Any individual, corporation, company, association, firm, partnership, society, or joint stock company, or other legal entity. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, company, association, firm, partnership, society, organization, joint stock company, or other legal entity. See 34 CFR 303.5
  • Personal use: Only for personal consumption or display and not distributed further or sold. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Pink juice test: Determination of whether meat has been thoroughly cooked by observation of whether the flesh and juices have lost all red and pink color. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Port of arrival: Any place in the United States at which a product or article arrives, unless the product or article remains on the means of conveyance on which it arrived within the territorial limits of the United States. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Poultry: Chickens, turkeys, swans, partridges, guinea fowl, pea fowl. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Premises: A location where livestock or poultry are housed or kept. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Premises of origin: The premises where the flock of origin is kept. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Primary referral sources: As used in this subpart, primary referral sources include--

    (1) Hospitals, including prenatal and postnatal care facilities. See 34 CFR 303.303

  • Purebred registry association: A swine breed association formed and perpetuated for the maintenance of records of purebreeding of swine species for a specific breed whose characteristics are set forth in constitutions, by-laws, and other rules of the association. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Quarantined area: The States, Territories, or the District of Columbia or portions thereof quarantined by the Secretary of Agriculture for the specific contagious, infectious, or communicable animal disease mentioned in each part. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Region: Any defined geographic land area identifiable by geological, political, or surveyed boundaries. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Region of origin: For meat and meat products, the region in which the animal from which the meat or meat products were derived was born, raised and slaughtered. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Regional Director: means the APHIS veterinarian who is assigned by the Administrator to supervise and perform official duties of APHIS under the Act in a specified State or States. See 34 CFR 303.5
  • Ruminants: All animals that chew the cud, such as cattle, buffaloes, sheep, goats, deer, antelopes, camels, llamas and giraffes. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Agriculture or anyone who has heretofore or may hereafter be delegated authority to act in his stead. See 34 CFR 303.5
  • Show manager: means the person who has been delegated primary authority by a sponsoring organization for managing a horse show, horse exhibition, horse sale or horse auction. See 34 CFR 303.5
  • Slaughter swine: Swine being sold or moved for slaughter purposes only. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Sore: when used to describe a horse means:

    (1) An irritating or blistering agent has been applied, internally or externally by a person to any limb of a horse,

    (2) Any burn, cut, or laceration has been inflicted by a person on any limb of a horse,

    (3) Any tack, nail, screw, or chemical agent has been injected by a person into or used by a person on any limb of a horse, or

    (4) Any other substance or device has been used by a person on any limb of a horse or a person has engaged in a practice involving a horse, and, as a result of such application, infliction, injection, use, or practice, such horse suffers, or can reasonably be expected to suffer, physical pain or distress, inflammation, or lameness when walking, trotting, or otherwise moving, except that such term does not include such an application, infliction, injection, use, or practice in connection with the therapeutic treatment of a horse by or under the supervision of a person licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the State in which such treatment was given. See 34 CFR 303.5

  • Sponsoring organization: means any person under whose immediate auspices and responsibility a horse show, horse exhibition, horse sale, or horse auction is conducted. See 34 CFR 303.5
  • State: means any of the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, or the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. See 34 CFR 303.5
  • State: Any of the 50 States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the District of Columbia, and any territories and possessions of the United States. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • State: Any of the several States of the United States, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, Guam, the Virgin Islands of the United States, or any other territory or possession of the United States. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • State animal health official: The State official responsible for livestock and poultry disease control and eradication programs. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • State representative: An individual employed in animal health work by a State or a political subdivision thereof and authorized by such State or political subdivision to perform the function involved. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Swine production health plan: A written agreement developed for a swine production system designed to maintain the health of the swine and detect signs of communicable disease. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Swine production system: A swine production enterprise that consists of multiple sites of production. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Swine production system accredited veterinarian: An accredited veterinarian who is named in a swine production health plan for a premises within a swine production system and who performs inspection of such premises and animals and other duties related to the movement of swine in a swine production system. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • Thoroughly cooked: Heated sufficiently to inactivate any pathogen that may be present, as indicated by the required TID or pink juice test. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Tick infested: Infested with the ticks Boophilus annulatus (Margaropus annulatus), Boophilus microplus, or Rhipicephalus evertsi evertsi. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • United States: All of the States. See 34 CFR 303.119
  • United States: All of the States. See 34 CFR 303.707
  • Wild swine: Any swine which are allowed to roam outside an enclosure. See 34 CFR 303.707