SB 39 changes several license, bond, and permit renewal fee deadlines related to
livestock and domestic animals from June 30 to September 30 of each year. The bill also allows the Animal Health Commissioner (Commissioner), Kansas Department of Agriculture, to recover the actual cost of official calfhood vaccination tags.
Renewal Fee Deadline Changes
The bill changes the deadline for payment of a renewal fee for the following licenses,
bonds, and permits from June 30 to September 30 of each year:
● Licenses and bonds to operate public livestock markets and electronic auctions;
● Licenses and permits pertaining to the disposal of dead animals;
● Licenses to operate a feedlot;
● Licenses to operate as a livestock dealer; and
● Permits issued pertaining to the possession of domesticated deer.
Official Calfhood Vaccination Tags
The bill authorizes the Commissioner to require reimbursement for the actual cost of
official calfhood vaccination tags and to charge a processing fee not exceeding $0.20 per tag. The Commissioner must determine the processing fee annually.