BEFORE THE DEPARTMENT OF LIVESTOCK
OF THE STATE OF MONTANA
In the matter of the amendment of ARM 32.3.219 special requirements for swine
NOTICE OF AMENDMENT
TO: All Concerned Persons
1. On November 20, 2020, the Department of Livestock published MAR Notice No. 32-20-14 pertaining to the proposed amendment of the above-stated rule at page 2104 of the 2020 Montana Administrative Register, Issue Number 22.
2. The department has amended the above-stated rule as proposed.
3. The department has thoroughly considered the comment received. A summary of the comment received and the department's response is as follows:
COMMENT #1: Both the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) and the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) responded with support for the proposed change to align with federal standards and neighboring states, without undermining the mission to protect animal health in Montana.
RESPONSE #1: Thank you for your comment. The department agrees and will continue to update guidelines based on current standards.
BY: /s/ Michael S. Honeycutt BY: /s/ Cinda Young-Eichenfels
Michael S. Honeycutt Cinda Young-Eichenfels
Executive Officer Rule Reviewer
Board of Livestock
Department of Livestock
Certified to the Secretary of State February 2, 2021.