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47-414. Definitions. As used in this act, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:

(a) "Person" means every natural person, firm, copartnership, association or corporation;

(b) "livestock" means cattle, sheep, horses, mules or asses;

(c) "brand" means any permanent identifying mark upon the surface of any livestock, except upon horns and hoofs, made by any acid, chemical, a hot iron or cryogenic branding; and, also in the case of sheep shall include the identifying marks made by paint or tar;

(d) "commissioner" means the animal health commissioner of the Kansas department of agriculture;

(e) "board" means the animal health board, created in K.S.A. 74-4001, and amendments thereto;

(f) "cryogenic branding" means a brand produced by application of extreme cold temperature.

History: L. 1939, ch. 222, § 1; L. 1947, ch. 298, § 1; L. 1951, ch. 311, § 1; L. 1993, ch. 34, § 1; L. 2012, ch. 140, § 11; July 1.

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