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2013

Following are links to resolutions passed at the 2013 annual USAHA meeting held October 17 - 23 in San Diego, California.
All resolutions are approved unless otherwise noted.
To view a resolution, click on its Resolution Number. To view a source committee's web page, click on the committee name.

View all the 2013 resolutions in a single pdf document.

Resolution Action Title Committee Directed To
1 Approved, Combined w/5 NATIONAL DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY AND VETERINARY WORKFORCE ASSESSMENT USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development; USAHA/AAVLD Committee on NAHLN National Association of Federal Veterinarians, American Veterinary Medical Association, federal and state governments, and other veterinary associations
2 Approved NATIONAL FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE PREPAREDNESS WORKING GROUP USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Animal Emergency Management USDA-APHIS; National Emergency Preparedness Working Group
3 Approved, Combined w/20 Q FEVER Committee on Infectious Diseases of Cattle, Bison and Camelids; Committee on Public Health and Rabies State Milk Regulatory Authorities
4 Approved AQUATIC ANIMAL DRUG APPROVAL PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Aquaculture US Fish and Wildlife Service
5 Combined w/ 1
6 Approved VACCINE AND VECTOR CONTROL METHODS FOR THE VARIOUS STRAINS OF BLUETONGUE AND RELATED ORBIVIRUSES Committee on Bluetongue and Related Orbiviruses USDA-ARS
7 Approved, Combined w/14 EQUINE PIROPLASMOSIS (EP) GENETIC STRAIN TYPING OF EP ORGANISMS  Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses; Committee on Parasitic Diseases USDA-APHIS-VS; USDA-ARS
8 Approved INFORMATION SHARING FOR HERD HEALTH  Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Swine USDA-APHIS-VS; NAHLN Coordinator; AAVLD
9 Approved EMERGING DISEASES RESPONSE INFRASTRUCTURE AND PLANNING Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Swine USDA-APHIS-VS
10 Approved RISK ANALYSES Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Swine USDA-APHIS-VS
11 Approved BRUCELLOSIS PROOF OF VACCINATION Committee on Brucellosis National Assembly; USDA-APHIS-VS
12 Approved BRUCELLOSIS TESTING IN FARMED CERVIDAE Committee on Brucellosis USDA-APHIS-VS; National Assembly
13 Approved CONTAGIOUS EQUINE METRITIS - POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION TESTING Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses USDA-APHIS-VS
14 Combined w/ 7
15 Approved NATIONAL EQUINE COMMUNICATION CENTER Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses USDA, American Horse Council, American Association of Equine Practitioners, other equine industry representatives and the National Assembly
16 Approved NATIONAL REVIEW OF RESEARCH NEEDS FOR CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE Committee on Captive Wildlife and Alternative Livestock USDA; US Dept. of Interior
17 Approved, Combined w/18 OBJECTION TO SALMONELLA LINKED TO HUMAN ILLNESSES BEING DECLARED ADULTERANTS Committee on Salmonella;Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Poultry and Other Avian Species USDA
18 Combined w/ 17
19 Approved INCREASED FISCAL YEAR 2015 FUNDING FOR THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, WILDLIFE SERVICES ORAL RABIES VACCINATION PROGRAM Committee on Public Health and Rabies Congress; (USDA-APHIS-WS)
20 Combined w/ 3
21 Approved STATE OR REGIONAL BRUCELLOSIS AND TUBERCULOSIS CLASSIFICATION FOR SHEEP AND GOATS Committee on Sheep and Goats USDA-APHIS-VS
22 Approved SEPARATE SHEEP AND GOAT COMMODITY HEALTH LINE ITEM Committee on Sheep and Goats USDA-APHIS-VS
23 Approved Q-FEVER (COXIELLA BURNETTI) VACCINE FOR SHEEP AND GOATS AND FOR HUMANS IN THE UNITED STATES Committee on Sheep and Goats USDA-APHIS-VS; FDA; USDA-APHIS-VS (CVB)
24 Approved MINOR USE ANIMAL DRUG PROGRAM Committee on Sheep and Goats Congress; USDA-NIFA; FDA-CVM
25 Approved ERADICATION OF FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE FROM THE AMERICAS Committee on Foreign and Emerging Diseases USDA-APHIS-VS
26 Approved SUPPORT OF THE CREATION AND MAINTENANCE OF A PUBLICALLY-ACCESSIBLE RESOURCE THAT COMPILES IDENTIFICATION, DOCUMENTATION, DISEASE-SPECIFIC AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR MOVING LIVESTOCK INTERSTATE Committee on Livestock Identification USDA-APHIS-VS; National Assembly
27 Approved CONSTRUCTION OF NEW FACILITIES FOR THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE RESEARCH SERVICE, KNIPLING-BUSHLAND UNITED STATES LIVESTOCK INSECTS LABORATORY Committee on Parasitic Diseases Congress; USDA-ARS
28 Approved CLASSIFICATION OF CERVIDS FOR TUBERCULOSIS STATUS Committee on Tuberculosis USDA-APHIS-VS
29 Approved IMPROVING REPORTING AND TRACEABILITY OF TUBERCULOSIS (TB) SUSPECT LESIONS Committee on Tuberculosis USDA-APHIS-VS; USDA-FSIS
30 Approved APPROVAL OF THE USE OF THE CHEMBIO DUAL PATH PLATFORM (DPP®) VETTB ASSAY FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE ELEPHANT TB STAT-PAK® ASSAY AS A PRESUMPTIVE OR SCREENING TEST FOR TUBERCULOSIS SURVEILLANCE IN CAPTIVE ELEPHANTS Committee on Tuberculosis USDA-APHIS-AC
31 Approved APPROVAL OF THE CERVIDTB STAT-PAK AND DUAL PATH PLATFORM AS OFFICAL TESTS FOR SIKA AND MULE DEER IN THE CERVID TUBERCULOSIS ERADICATION PROGRAM Committee on Tuberculosis USDA-APHIS-VS
32 Approved COMPREHENSIVE AND INTEGRATED SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Swine USDA-APHIS-VS
33 Approved THE PREVENT ALL SORING TACTICS (PAST) ACT, HR 1518/S1406 Committee on Animal Welfare Congress
34 Not Approved HORSE TRIPPING AS A RODEO OR CHARRO RODEO EVENT Committee on Animal Welfare n/a

2012

Following are links to resolutions passed at the 2012 annual USAHA meeting held October 18-24 in Greensboro, North Carolina.
All resolutions are approved unless otherwise noted.
To view a resolution, click on its Resolution Number. To view a source committee's web page, click on the committee name.

View all the 2012 resolutions in a single pdf document.

Resolution Action Title Committee Directed To
1 Approved; Combined with 25 USE OF 840 RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION EAR TAGS FOR USE IN IDENTIFICATION OF FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE “VACCINATED-TO-LIVE” LIVESTOCK USAHA/AAVLD JOINT COMMITTEE ON ANIMAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT; COMMITTEE ON LIVESTOCK IDENTIFICATION USDA-APHIS-VS
2 Approved SUPPORT FOR THE NATIONAL BIO AND AGRO-DEFENSE FACILITY USAHA/AAVLD JOINT COMMITTEE ON ANIMAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT Congress; Department of Homeland Security
3 Approved EVALUATE FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE VACCINE RESPONSE POLICY AND CAPABILITIES USAHA/AAVLD JOINT COMMITTEE ON ANIMAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT USDA-APHIS-VS
4 Combined with 8 - -  
5 Approved NATIONAL ANIMAL HEALTH LABORATORY NETWORK COORDINATOR USAHA/AAVLD JOINT COMMITTEE ON THE NATIONAL ANIMAL HEALTH LABORATORY NETWORK USDA-APHIS-VS
6 Approved; Combined with 11 STATE ANIMAL LABORATORY MESSAGING SERVICE USAHA/AAVLD JOINT COMMITTEE ON THE NATIONAL ANIMAL HEALTH LABORATORY NETWORKUSAHA/AAVLD JOINT COMMITTEE ON ANIMAL HEALTH SURVEILLANCE AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS USDA-APHIS-VS
7 Approved; Combined with 18 STANDARDIZATION OF EQUINE HERPES VIRUS-1 POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION TESTING AT DIAGNOSTIC FACILITIES USAHA/AAVLD JOINT COMMITTEE ON THE NATIONAL ANIMAL HEALTH LABORATORY NETWORK; COMMITTEE ON INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF HORSES USDA-APHIS-VS
8 Approved; Combined with 4 & 33 SUPPORT FOR RESEARCH ON MYCOBACTERIAL DISEASES IN ANIMALS >COMMITTEE ON JOHNE’S DISEASE;
 USAHA/AAVLD JOINT COMMITTEE ON ANIMAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
COMMITTEE ON TUBERCULOSIS
Congress; USDA-NIFA; USDA-ARS
9 Combined with 26 - -  
10 Approved; Combined with 34 TUBERCULOSIS TESTING OF EXPORT CATTLE AND THE REQUIREMENT FOR A NEGATIVE CULTURE OF MYCOBACTERIUM BOVIS FROM HISTOPATHOLOGICALLY NEGATIVE TISSUES COMMITTEE ON IMPORT EXPORT; COMMITTEE ON TUBERCULOSIS USDA-APHIS-VS
11 Combined with 6 - -  
12 Not Approved
*Directed to move forward with initiative through Committee recommendation.*
ESTABLISHMENT OF AN ANIMAL HEALTH DATA STANDARDS SUBCOMMITTEE USAHA/AAVLD JOINT COMMITTEE ON ANIMAL HEALTH SURVEILLANCE AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS **See Committee Report for action.
13 Approved; Combined with 23 FUNDING FOR INDEMNITY OF CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE POSITIVE OR EXPOSED ANIMALS COMMITTEE ON WILDLIFE DISEASES
COMMITTEE ON CAPTIVE WILDLIFE AND ALTERNATIVE LIVESTOCK
USDA-APHIS-VS
14 Approved RESEARCH ON SENECA VALLEY VIRUS COMMITTEE ON TRANSMISSIBLE DISEASES OF SWINE USDA-ARS
15 Approved as Amended; Combined with 22 VACCINE FOR THE VARIOUS STRAINS OF EPIZOOTIC HEMORRHAGIC DISEASE IN CERVIDS COMMITTEE ON BLUETONGUE AND RELATED ORBIVIRUSESCOMMITTEE ON CAPTIVE WILDLIFE AND ALTERNATIVE LIVESTOCK USDA-ARS
16 Approved NATIONAL REVIEW OF RESEARCH NEEDS FOR BLUETONGUE AND RELATED ORBIVIRUSES COMMITTEE ON BLUETONGUE AND RELATED ORBIVIRUSES USDA (VS, ARS); US Dept. of the Interior - Fish & Wildlife
17 Approved BRUCELLOSIS IN THE GREATER YELLOWSTONE AREA COMMITTEE ON BRUCELLOSIS USDA-APHIS-VS
18 Combined with 7 - -  
19 Approved DOURINE AND GLANDERS TESTING OF DOMESTIC EQUIDS AT THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, VETERINARY SERVICES, NATIONAL VETERINARY SERVICES LABORATORY COMMITTEE ON INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF HORSES USDA-APHIS-VS
20 Approved CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE CONTROL COMMITTEE ON CAPTIVE WILDLIFE AND ALTERNATIVE LIVESTOCK USDA-APHIS-VS; National Assembly
21 Approved as Amended FUNDING FOR CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE TESTING COMMITTEE ON CAPTIVE WILDLIFE AND ALTERNATIVE LIVESTOCK Congress
22 Combined with 15 - -
23 Combined with 13 - -  
24 Approved CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE PROGRAM STANDARDS COMMITTEE ON CAPTIVE WILDLIFE AND ALTERNATIVE LIVESTOCK USDA-APHIS-VS
25 Combined with 1 - -  
26 Approved; Combined with 9 & 30 EXPORT OF SHEEP AND GOATS COMMITTEE ON SCRAPIE; COMMITTEE ON IMPORT EXPORT; COMMITTEE ON SHEEP AND GOATS USDA-APHIS-VS
27 Approved INCREASED FISCAL YEAR 2014 FUNDING FOR THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, WILDLIFE SERVICES ORAL RABIES VACCINATION PROGRAM COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH AND RABIES Congress; USDA-APHIS-WS
28 Approved as Amended SUPPORT FOR FOREIGN AND EMERGING ANIMAL DISEASE FUNDING COMMITTEE ON TRANSMISSIBLE DISEASES OF POULTRY AND OTHER AVIAN SPECIES US Dept. of Homeland Security
29 Approved MINOR USE ANIMAL DRUG PROGRAM COMMITTEE ON SHEEP AND GOATS Congress; FDA (CVM); USDA (VS)
30 Combined with 26 - -
31 Approved STERILE SCREWWORM FLY PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AND EMERGING DISEASES; COMMITTEE ON PARASITIC DISEASES USDA-APHIS-International Services
32 Approved as Amended; Combined with 36 CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT REGULATIONS APPLYING TO DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION REGISTRANTS ACTING REMOTELY FROM REGISTRANT’S PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS COMMITTEE ON PHARMACEUTICALSCOMMITTEE ON ANIMAL WELFARE Congress
33 Combined with 4 and 8 - -  
34 Combined with 10 - -  
35 Combined with 31 - -  
36 Combined with 32 - -  

2011

Following are links to resolutions passed at the 2011 annual USAHA meeting held September 29-October 5 in Buffalo, New York.
All resolutions are approved unless otherwise noted.
To view a resolution, click on its Resolution Number. To view a source committee's web page, click on the committee name.

View all the 2011 resolutions in a single pdf document.

Resolution No. Action Subject Matter Committee(s) Responses
1 Approved INFRASTRUCTURE FOR ELECTRONIC CERTIFICATES OF VETERINARY INSPECTION FOR LIVESTOCK MOVEMENT BETWEEN CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES  Joint Committee on Animal Emergency Management; Committee on Import - Export; Committee on International Standards

USDA-APHIS-VS

CFIA

2 Combined with 4
3 Approved UNITED STATES NATIONAL LIST OF REPORTABLE ANIMAL DISEASES USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Animal Health Surveillance and Information Systems; Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Swine; Committee on Sheep and Goats USDA-APHIS-VS
4 Approved NATIONAL ANIMAL HEALTH LABORATORY NETWORK FUNDING
USAHA/AAVLD Committee on the National Animal Health Laboratory Network; USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Animal Emergency Management; USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development; Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Swine; Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses

Secretary of Agriculture

Congress (Appropriations)

5 Combined with 4
6 Approved MAINTAINING A WELL-TRAINED FEDERAL VETERINARY FIELD WORKFORCE AND DEVELOPING A SYSTEM FOR CONTINUALLY IMPROVING ANIMAL HEALTH PROGRAMS AT THE FIELD LEVEL USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development

USDA-APHIS

Congress

7 Approved VETERINARY SERVICES INVESTMENT ACT USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development Congress
8 Approved VETERINARY PUBLIC HEALTH WORKFORCE AND EDUCATION ACT USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development Congress
9 Approved SUPPORT FOR SECTION 1433 FORMULA FUNDS FOR ANIMAL HEALTH AND RESEARCH USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development

President

Congress (Appropriations)

10 Approved SUPPORT FOR FOOD ANIMAL RESIDUE AVOIDANCE DATABANK USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development Congress (Appropriations)
11 Combined with 1
12 Approved NATIONAL VETERINARY SERVICES LABORATORY CERTIFICATION FOR DAIRY HERD IMPROVEMENT LABORATORIES (See proposal.) Committee on Johne's Disease USDA-APHIS-VS
13 Approved as Amended A MULTI-STATE INITIATIVE FOR MYCOBACTERIAL DISEASES IN ANIMALS Committee on Johne's Disease; Committee on Tuberculosis

USDA-NIFA

Experiment Station Directors

14 Approved CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE FUNDING FOR CAPTIVE CERVIDS Committee on Captive Wildlife and Alternative Livestock USDA-APHIS-VS
15 Approved CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE HERD CERTIFICATION AND INTERSTATE MOVEMENT FINAL RULE Committee on Captive Wildlife and Alternative Livestock USDA-APHIS-VS
16 Approved LIVE ANIMAL TESTING FOR CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE Committee on Captive Wildlife and Alternative Livestock USDA-APHIS-VS
17 Combined with 1
18 Approved COMPREHENSIVE AND INTEGRATED SWINE SURVEILLANCE Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Swine USDA-APHIS-VS
19 Combined with 3
20 Combined with 4
21 Approved as Amended EQUINE PIROPLASMOSIS – RELEASE OF TEST NEGATIVE TREATED HORSES Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses USDA-APHIS-VS
22 Approved EQUINE PIROPLASMOSIS - IMPORTATION TESTING Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses USDA-APHIS-VS
23 Combined with 4
24 Approved USE OF BUFFERED ACID PLATE ANTIGEN AND FLOURESCENT POLARIZATION ASSAY IN CERVIDS Committee on Brucellosis USDA-APHIS-VS
25 Approved REQUESTING ASSISTANCE FROM THE CENTERS FOR EPIDEMIOLOGY AND ANIMAL HEALTH Committee on Brucellosis USDA-APHIS-VS
26 Approved CALFHOOD VACCINATION OF BISON UP TO TWENTY-FOUR MONTHS OF AGE Committee on Brucellosis USDA-APHIS-VS
27 Approved REPORTING OF FOLLOW UP ON TRACE INVESTIGATIONS FROM SUSPECT ANIMALS Committee on Brucellosis

USDA-APHIS-VS

States & Tribes

28 Approved as Amended SEPARATE SHEEP AND GOAT COMMODITY HEALTH LINE ITEM Committee on Scrapie USDA-APHIS-VS
29 Approved SCRAPIE ERADICATION PROGRAM – SURVEILLANCE LEVELS Committee on Scrapie; Committee on Sheep and Goats USDA-APHIS-VS
30 Approved as Amended UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE’S ROLE IN PRE-HARVEST FOOD SAFETY Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Poultry and Other Avian Species

Secretary of Agriculture

Secretary of Health and Human Services

31 Combined with 3
32 Combined with 34
33 Combined with 29
34 Approved Q-FEVER (COXIELLA BURNETTI) VACCINE FOR SHEEP AND GOATS AND FOR HUMANS IN THE UNITED STATES Committee on Public Health and Rabies; Committee on Sheep and Goats

USDA-APHIS-VS

FDA

35 Approved INCREASED FY2013 FUNDING FOR THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, WILDLIFE SERVICES ORAL RABIES VACCINATION (ORV) PROGRAM Committee on Public Health and Rabies

Congress (Appropriations)

USDA-APHIS-WS

36 Approved FUNDING FOR DEFENSE OF THE UNITED STATES AGRICULTURE AND FOOD Committee on Foreign and Emerging Diseases

President

Secretary of Agriculture

37 Approved AMENDMENT TO TUBERCULOSIS UNIFORM METHODS AND RULES IN RELATION TO QUARANTINE RELEASE PROCEDURES FOR TB-INFECTED HERDS  Committee on Tuberculosis USDA-APHIS-VS
38 Approved APPROVAL OF THE CERVIDTB STAT-PAK AS AN OFFICIAL TEST FOR THE CERVID TUBERCULOSIS ERADICATION PROGRAM Committee on Tuberculosis USDA-APHIS-VS
39 Combined with 13
40 Approved IDENTIFICATION OF FARM ENVIRONMENTAL PARAMETERS HOSTILE TO SALMONELLA Committee on Salmonella USDA-ARS

2010

Following are links to resolutions passed at the 2010 annual USAHA meeting held November 11-17 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
All resolutions are approved unless otherwise noted.
To view a resolution, click on its Resolution Number. To view a source committee's web page, click on the committee name.resolution10-2010.pdf

View all the 2010 resolutions in a single pdf document.

Resolution
Number
Subject Matter Source Committee(s)
1 FUNDING FOR EVALUATION OF THE CHEMBIO ANTIBODY TEST AS AN OFFICIAL TUBERCULOSIS PROGRAM TEST FOR CERVIDS Captive Wildlife and Alternative Livestock; Committeee on Tuberculosis
2 NATIONAL VETERINARY STOCKPILE CATALOG Committee on Animal Emergency Management
3 RESTRICTED ANIMAL VACCINE USAGE GUIDANCE Committee on Animal Emergency Management
4 ANIMAL AGRICULTURE CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION Committee on Animal Emergency Management
5 NATIONAL ANIMAL HEALTH LABORATORY NETWORK INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT Committee on Animal Health Surveillance and Information Systems; Committee on NAHLN
6 UNITED STATES NATIONAL LIST OF REPORTABLE ANIMAL DISEASES Committee on Animal Health Surveillance and Information Systems; USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Aquaculture; Committee on Infectious Diseases of Cattle, Bison and Camelids; Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Poultry and other Avian Species; Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Swine; Committee on Sheep and Goats
7 Combined with 6
8 USE OF THE LACEY ACT TO REGULATE ANIMAL PATHOGENS USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Aquaculture
9 Combined with 6
10 INCREASED FUNDING FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATION ON CAUSES OF ZOONOTIC DISEASES Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
11 PREPARATION OF THE VETERINARY WORKFORCE TO BETTER PERFORM ACCREDITED TASKS, INCLUDING DETECTION OF AND RESPONSE TO ANIMAL DISEASE Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
12 CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE ACT REGULATIONS FOR AMBULATORY DOCTORS OF VETERINARY MEDICINE THAT PRACTICE IN MULTIPLE STATES Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development; Committee on Pharmaceuticals
13 VETERINARY SERVICES INVESTMENT ACT Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
14 SUPPORT FOR SECTION 1433 FORMULA FUNDS FOR ANIMAL HEALTH AND RESEARCH Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
15 VETERINARY PUBLIC HEALTH WORKFORCE AND EDUCATION ACT Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
16 VETERINARY MEDICINE LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
17 REVIEW OF COMPENSATION FOR RESEARCH AND DIAGNOSTIC VETERINARIANS Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
18 SUPPORT FOR FOOD ANIMAL RESIDUE AVOIDANCE DATABANK Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
19 SUPPORT FOR REGIONAL CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE IN FOOD SYSTEMS VETERINARY MEDICINE Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
20 Combined with 5
21 NATIONAL ANIMAL HEALTH LABORATORY NETWORK LABORATORY ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE Committee on NAHLN
22 UPDATING THE BRUCELLOSIS IN CERVIDAE UNIFORM METHODS AND RULES Committee on Brucellosis
23 BRUCELLOSIS INDEMNITY FUNDING Committee on Brucellosis
24 WINTER FEEDING OF ELK AND BISON IN THE GREATER YELLOWSTONE AREA Committee on Brucellosis
25 Combined with 12
26 - Approved as Amended SUPPORT FOR ANTIBIOTIC USE IN ROUTINE LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY DISEASE TREATMENT, CONTROL, AND PREVENTION Committee on Pharmaceuticals
27 SUPPORT FOR VETERINARY CONSULTATION IN ANTIBIOTIC USE Committee on Pharmaceuticals
28 DEVELOPMENT OF FRAMEWORK FOR EQUINE HEALTH PROGRAM WITH EMPHASIS ON EQUINE INFECTIOUS DISEASES Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses
29 CANADIAN EQUINE PIROPLASMOSIS IMPORT REQUIREMENTS Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses
30 EQUINE PIROPLASMOSIS WORKING GROUP RECOMMENDATIONS Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses
31 EQUINE PIROPLASMOSIS – CLEARANCE TEST RESEARCH Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses
32 - Approved as Amended EQUINE PIROPLASMOSIS IMPORTS PRIOR TO 2005 Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses
33 - Approved as Amended UPDATING ANTIQUATED TESTING REQUIREMENTS FOR ANIMALS USED IN THE PRODUCTION OF LICENSED SERUM ANTIBODY PRODUCTS Committee on Biologics and Biotechnology
34 - Approved as Amended REMOVAL OF RECENTLY ISOLATED BLUETONGUE VIRUS TYPES FROM THE SELECT AGENT LIST Committee on Bluetongue and Related Orbiviruses
35 - No Action NEED FOR APPROVED RADIO-FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION IMPLANT SITE FOR GOATS AND SHEEP Committee on Livestock Identification
36 ELEPHANT TUBERCULOSIS GUIDELINES Committee on Tuberculosis
37 Combined with 1
38 NATIONAL TUBERCULOSIS ERADICATION PROGRAM Committee on Tuberculosis
39 COMPREHENSIVE AND INTEGRATED SWINE DISEASE SURVEILLANCE IMPLEMENTATION Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Swine
40 NATIONAL ANIMAL HEALTH MONITORING SYSTEM SWINE 2012 Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Swine
41 Combined with 6
42 SECURE EGG SUPPLY PLAN FOR WHOLE SHELL EGGS, EGG PRODUCTS, AND DAY-OLD CHICKS WITHIN, OUT OF, AND INTO HIGHLY PATHOGENIC AVIAN INFLUENZA DISEASE CONTROL AREAS (View SES Plan Here) Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Poultry and other Avian Species
43 Combined with 6
44 URBAN CHICKENS/POULTRY-NEED FOR TARGETED EDUCATION AND FUNDING FOR PEOPLE IN METROPOLITAN AREAS RAISING POULTRY Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Poultry and other Avian Species
45 INVOLVEMENT OF VETERINARIANS IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION SALMONELLA ENTERITIDIS RULE Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Poultry and other Avian Species
46 Combined with 6
47 SUPPORT OF INCREASED FY2012 FUNDING FOR THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, WILDLIFE SERVICES ORAL RABIES VACCINATION PROGRAM Committee on Public Health and Rabies
48 NEED FOR APPROVED RADIO-FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION IMPLANT SITE FOR GOATS AND SHEEP Committee on Sheep and Goats
49 Combined with 35 (No Action)  

2009

Following are links to resolutions passed at the 2009 annual USAHA meeting held October 7-14 in San Diego, California.
All resolutions are approved unless otherwise noted.
To view a resolution, click on its Resolution Number. To view a source committee's web page, click on the committee name.

View all the 2009 resolutions in a single pdf document.

Resolution
Number
Subject Matter Source Committee(s)
1 PROGRAM STANDARD REVISION WITH UPDATED HERD CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM Committee on Johne's Disease
2 KNOWLEDGE AND CAPABILITY GAPS RELATED TO MASS ANIMAL MORTALITY MANAGEMENT USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Animal Emergency Management
3 FEDERAL FUNDING FOR A NATIONAL AQUATIC ANIMAL PATHOGEN TESTING NETWORK
View the Draft Plan.
USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Aquaculture
4 IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NATIONAL AQUATIC ANIMAL HEALTH PLAN USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Aquaculture
5 FAILURE OF IMPORTING COUNTRIES TO FOLLOW WORLD ORGANIZATION FOR ANIMAL HEALTH GUIDELINES FOR IMPORTATIONS OF ANIMALS Committee on Infectious Diseases of Cattle, Bison and Camelids
Committee on Import-Export
Committee on International Standards
Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Swine
Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Poultry and other Avian Species
Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses
Committee on Sheep and Goats
Committee on Bluetongue and Related Orbiviruses
6 INVESTIGATION OF RISK POSED BY EMERGING PESTIVIRUSES Committee on Infectious Diseases of Cattle, Bison and Camelids
Committee on Wildlife Diseases
7 Combined with 5
8 CONTAGIOUS EQUINE METRITIS (CEM) Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses
9 SUPPORT FOR SECTION 1433 FORMULA FUNDS FOR ANIMAL HEALTH AND RESEARCH Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
10 SUPPORT FOR REGIONAL CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE IN FOOD SYSTEMS VETERINARY MEDICINE Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
11 SUPPORT FOR FOOD ANIMAL RESIDUE AVOIDANCE DATABANK Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
12 INCREASED FUNDING FOR EXPANDED RESEARCH FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY NATIONAL CENTER FOR FOREIGN ANIMAL AND ZOONOTIC DISEASE DEFENSE Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
13 REVIEW OF COMPENSATION FOR RESEARCH AND DIAGNOSTIC VETERINARIANS Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
14 VETERINARY MEDICINE LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
15 VETERINARY PUBLIC HEALTH WORKFORCE AND EDUCATION ACT Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
16 VETERINARY SERVICES INVESTMENT ACT Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
17 Combined with 5
18 Combined with 6
19 —
Approved as Amended
RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT OF BIGHORN SHEEP/DOMESTIC SHEEP DISEASE Committee on Wildlife Diseases
Committtee on Sheep and Goats
20 —
Approved as Amended
ENHANCE DEVELOPMENT OF RISK ASSESSMENT MODELS BY DETERMINATION OF UNITED STATES WILDLIFE SUSCEPTIBILITY TO RIFT VALLEY FEVER VIRUS Committee on Wildlife Diseases
Committtee on Foreign and Emerging Diseases
21 CONTINUED UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE SUPPORT FOR SCREWWORM ERADICATION ACTIVITIES Committee on Parasitic Diseases
22 NATIONAL BOVINE TUBERCULOSIS ERADICATION PROGRAM Committee on Tuberculosis
23 EXPEDITED APPROVAL OF NEW BOVINE TUBERCULOSIS ANTIBODY TESTS BY THE CENTER FOR VETERINARY BIOLOGICS Committee on Tuberculosis
24 Combined with 5
25 MARKET SWINE SURVEILLANCE PROGRAM Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Swine
26 Combined with 20
27 PROPOSAL TO MAINTAIN AND ENHANCE POULTRY TUMOR VIRUS AND GENETIC DISEASE RESISTANCE RESEARCH PROGRAMS Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Poultry and other Avian Species
28 COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT FUNDING FOR NOTIFIABLE AVIAN INFLUENZA SURVEILLANCE Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Poultry and other Avian Species
29 Combined with 5
30 CONTAINMENT OF VERY VIRULENT INFECTIOUS BURSAL DISEASE VIRUS IN CALIFORNIA Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Poultry and other Avian Species
31 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SERVICE ORGANIZATIONAL EVOLUTION Board of Directors
32 CONSORTIUM FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF BRUCELLOSIS SCIENCE Committee on Brucellosis
33 STANDARDIZATION OF BRUCELLA ABORTUS TESTING FOR ELK Committee on Brucellosis
34 SWINE BRUCELLOSIS IN CATTLE Committee on Brucellosis
35 SUPPORT OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE BRUCELLOSIS CONCEPT PAPER PUBLISHED OCTOBER 5, 2009 IN THE FEDERAL REGISTER Committee on Brucellosis
36 REVIEW OF SELECT AGENT STATUS FOR BRUCELLA ABORTUS Committee on Brucellosis
37 Combined with 5
38 —
Approved as Amended
SUPPORT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CENTER FOR ANIMAL WELFARE BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, ANIMAL CARE Committee on Animal Welfare
39 SUPPORT FOR THE AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION RESPONSE TO THE FINAL REPORT OF THE PEW COMMISSION ON INDUSTRIAL FARM ANIMAL PRODUCTION Committee on Animal Welfare
40 NATIONAL ANIMAL IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM Committee on Livestock Identification
41 BRUCELLA OVIS RESEARCH Committee on Sheep and Goats
42 NATIONAL ANIMAL HEALTH MONITORING SYSTEM SHEEP STUDY Committee on Sheep and Goats
43 Combined with 19
44 Combined with 5
45 Combined with 5
46 STRATEGIC INITIATIVES AGAINST WILDLIFE RABIES Committee on Public Health and Rabies

2008

Following are links to resolutions passed at the 2008 annual USAHA meeting held October 23-29 in Greensboro, North Carolina.
All resolutions are approved unless otherwise noted.
To view a resolution, click on its Resolution Number. To view a source committee's web page, click on the committee name.

View all the 2008 resolutions in a single pdf document.

Resolution
Number
Subject Matter Source Committee(s)
1 Promoting the Use of Standardized Bacterial Fingerprinting Strategies Committee on Salmonella
2 Regional and Operational Animal Health Emergency Management USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Animal Emergency Management
Committee on Foreign and Emerging Diseases
3 Consistency in Guidelines and Applications of Methodology for Large-Scale Euthanasia or Depopulation of Animals to Ensure Timely and Effective Response to an Animal Health Emergency USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Animal Emergency Management
Committee on Animal Welfare
4 National Johne's Disease Demonstration Herd Project Committee on Johne's Disease
5 Strategic Plan for Johne's Disease Committee on Johne's Disease
6 Surveillance for Bluetongue and Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease in the United States and the Caribbean Region Committee on Bluetongue and Related Orbivirues
Committee on Infectious Diseases of Cattle, Bison and Camelids
Committee on Foreign and Emerging Diseases
Committee on Sheep and Goats
7 National Aquatic Animal Health Plan USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Aquaculture
8 —
Approved as Amended
Federal Funding for an Aquatic Animal Laboratory Network USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Aquaculture
9 Use and Interpretation of Polymerase Chain Reaction Results for Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia Virus USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Aquaculture
10 National List of Reportable Animal Diseases Working Group USAHA/AAVLD Joint Committee on Animal Health Information Systems
11 Support for High-Containment Biosafety Laboratories Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
12 Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Plan (PL 108-161) Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
13 —
Approved as Amended
Increasing the Veterinary Workforce by Expanding Veterinary Medical School Capacity Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
14 —
Approved as Amended
Support for Section 1433 Formula Funds for Animal Health and Research Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
15 —
Approved as Amended
Support for Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD) Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
Committee on Pharmaceuticals
16 —
Approved as Amended
Support for Regional Centers of Excellence in Food Systems Veterinary Medicine Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
17 Increased Funding for Expanded Research for the Department of Homeland Security National Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense (FAZD Center) Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
18 Funding for the United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, National Wildlife Research Center's New Biosafety Level-3 Agriculture Wildlife Disease Research Laboratory Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
19 Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Readiness for Arthropod-Borne Diseases Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
20 Review of Compensation for Research and Diagnostic Veterinarians Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
21 Review of Select Agent Status for Brucella abortus Committee on Brucellosis
22 Revise the Code of Federal Regulations for Brucellosis and Provide Funding to Address the Risk of Transmission from Wildlife in the Greater Yellowstone Area Committee on Brucellosis
23 Continued Support for the Negotiations to Harmonize International Rules and Regulations Governing Methods of Detecting Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Food to Reduce Technical Barriers to Trade Committee on Pharmaceuticals
24 Interim Funding for Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD) Committee on Pharmaceuticals
25 Combined with Resolution 15
26 —
Approved as Amended
Enhanced Equine Infectious Anemia Program Funding Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses
27 Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Microchip Identification of Imported Equids Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses
28 —
Approved as Amended
Equine Piroplasmosis Research Funding Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses
29 Tropical Bont Tick Committee on Parasitic Diseases
30 Clarification of Authority for use of the National Animal Identification System Premises Identification Numbers in Program Diseases and Emergency Programs Committee On Livestock Identification
31 Scrapie Eradication Program Funding Committee on Scrapie
32 Funding for New Facility Operations at the National Centers for Animal Health Committee on Biologics and Biotechnology
33 Additional Resources for Validation of Genomics-Based Pathogen Detection Technologies Committee On Transmissible Diseases Of Poultry And Other Avian Species
34 —
Approved as Amended
Funding for Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus  Research Committee on Foreign and Emerging Diseases
35 Combined with Resolution 2
36 Combined with Resolution 6
37 —
Tabled
National Wildlife Research Center GonaCon™ Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone Immunocontraception Vaccine Committee On Public Health And Rabies
38 The North American Rabies Management Plan Committee On Public Health And Rabies
39 Combined with Resolution 6
40 Soring of Tennesse Walking and other Show Horses Committee on Animal Welfare
41 Combined with Resolution 3
42 —
Not Approved
Ban on Double-Deck Trailers of Equines Committee on Animal Welfare
43 Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay Testing of Goat Milk for Brucella melitensis Committee on Sheep and Goats
44 Approval of CIDRs® Committee on Sheep and Goats
45 Ban on Extra-label use of Cephalosporin Antimicrobial Drugs in Food-Producing Animals Committee on Sheep and Goats
46 Combined with Resolution 6
47 Fund Expanded Collection of Well-characterized Serum from Cattle and Cervids Routinely Tested for Tuberculosis in Cattle and Cervids to Enhance Bovine Tuberculosis Eradication Program Committee On Tuberculosis
48 Change in How Test and Removal Herds Affects the Calculation of the Number of Tuberculosis Affected Herds with Respect to Determining State/Zone Status Committee On Tuberculosis
49 Elephant Tuberculosis Guidelines Committee On Tuberculosis
50 Restricting Imported Feeder Cattle Committee On Tuberculosis
51 Prevention of Introduction of Classical Swine Fever and other Foreign Animal Diseases into the United States Committee On Transmissible Diseases Of Swine
52 Urgency of Program Completion Board of Directors

2007

Following are links to resolutions passed at the 2007 annual USAHA meeting held October 18-24 in Reno, Nevada.
All resolutions are approved unless otherwise noted.
To view a resolution, click on its Resolution Number. To view a source committee's web page, click on the committee name.

View all the 2007 resolutions in a single pdf document.

Resolution
Number
Subject Matter Source Committee(s)
1 Publication of the Proposed Cervid Brucellosis Rule in the Federal Register Committee on Captive Wildife and Alternative Livestock
Wildlife DiseasesCommittee on Wildlife Diseases
Committee on Brucellosis
2 Finalize the Chronic Wasting Disease Herd Certification Program and Interstate Movement of Farmed or Captive Deer, Elk and Moose Rule Committee on Captive Wildife and Alternative Livestock
Committee on Wildlife Diseases
3 Vaccine for the Various Strains of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease in Cervids Committee on Captive Wildife and Alternative Livestock
Committee on Wildlife Diseases
4 Addition of Retrophayngeal Lymph Nodes as an Acceptable Tissue, along with the Obex, in State CWD Monitoring Programs Committee on Captive Wildife and Alternative Livestock
Committee on Wildlife Diseases
5 Funding and Planning of Integrated and Comprehensive Animal Health Surveillance Committee on Captive Wildife and Alternative Livestock
Committee on Wildlife Diseases
Committee on Infectious Diseases of Cattle, Bison and Camelids
USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Animal Health Information Systems
Committee on Livestock Identification
Committee on Foreign and Emerging Animal Diseases
Committee on Import-Export
Committee on Sheep and Goats
6 Funding for Viaral Hemorrhagic Septicemia Surveillance Committee on Aquaculture
7 Emergency Management Funding to States to Ensure Effective Response USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Animal Emergency Management
8 Information Technology Surveillance USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Animal Health Information Systems
9 United States National Reportable Disease List USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Animal Health Information Systems
10 Combined with Resolution 3  
11 Combined with Resolution 2  
12 Combined with Resolution 4  
13 Combined with Resolutions 1, 75  
14 Combined with Resolutions 5, 16, 24, 41, 58, 61, 67  
15 Cooperative Research and Management of Wildlife/Livestock Disease Interactions Committee on Wildlife Diseases
Committee on Sheep and Goats
16 Combined with Resolutions 5, 14, 24, 41, 58, 61, 67  
17 Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus Control Cost Benefit Analysis in Beef and Dairy Production Committee on Infectious Diseases of Cattle, Bison and Camelids
18 Establishment of a Check Test Panel for Testing Cattle for Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus Persistent Infections Committee on Infectious Diseases of Cattle, Bison and Camelids
19 Request for Serum from the National Animal Health Laboratory Network for an Equine Piroplasmosis Serological Survey Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses
20 Request for Serum from the National Animal Health Monitoring System for an Equine Piroplasmosis Serological Survey Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses
21 Strategic Initiatives Against Rabies Committee on Public Health and Rabies
22 The North American Rabies Management Plan Committee on Public Health and Rabies
23 – NO ACTION Ban on Double-Deck Trailers of Equines Intended for Slaughter Committee on Animal Welfare
24 Combined with Resolutions 5, 14, 16, 41, 58, 61, 67  
25 Tuberculosis Test Requirement for Rodeo/Event Cattle Committee on Tuberculosis
26 Collection of Serum from Cervids Routinely Tested by the Sincle Cervical Test for Evaluation of the Rapid Test for Tuberculosis in Cervids Committee on Tuberculosis
27 Designation of Tuberculosis Serological Tests for Provisional Status Committee on Tuberculosis
28 Minimum Export Rules for Goats and Swine Committee on Tuberculosis
Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Swine
Committee on Import-Export
Committee on Sheep and Goats
29 Support for High-Containment Biosafety Laboratories Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
30 Federal Funding for the National Animal Health Laboratory Network Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
31 National Veterinary Medical Services Act (PL-108-161) Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
32 Support for Staffing and Operation of the National Wildlife Research Center's New Biosafety Level-3 Agriculture Wildlife Disease Research Laboratory Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
33 Vehicle Restrictions in Foot-and-Mouth Disease Quarantine Regions of High-Density Food Animal Populations Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
34 Veterinary Public Health Workforce Expansion Act Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
35 National Johne's Disease Demonstration Herd Project Committee on Johne's Disease
36 Milk ELISA Testing for Johne's Disease Committee on Johne's Disease
37 Strategic Plan for Johne's Disease Committee on Johne's Disease
38 Milk ELISA Testing for Johne's Disease in the National Program Committee on Johne's Disease
39 Incorporating State Codes on Animal Identification Numbering Devices Committee on Livestock Identification
40 Equine Identification: Imported and Returning Horses Committee on Livestock Identification
Committee on Import-Export
41 Combined with Resolutions 5, 14, 16, 24, 58, 61, 67  
42 United States Department of Agriculture Veterinary Services Process Streamlining Systems Committee on Livestock Identification
43 30-Day Health Rule Interpretation Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Swine
44 Integrated and Comprehensive Swine Disease Surveillance Planning Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Swine
45 Market Swine Surveillance Program Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Swine
46 Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points and Swine Program Diseases Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Swine
47 Combined with Resolutions 28, 60, 63  
48 Official Brucellosis Vaccination '840' Radio Frequency Identification Tags Committee on Livestock Identification
49 Approval of Rectal Biopsy as an Official Live Animal Test for Scrapie Committee on Scrapie
50 Scrapie Eradication Program Funding Committee on Scrapie
51 Genotype Education Committee on Scrapie
52 Goat Genotyping Research Committee on Scrapie
53 Amendment of the National Organic Program Section 205.239 to Make Access to the Outdoors Optional for Poultry Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Poultry and Other Avian Species
54 Movement Protocols for Eggs, Egg Products, and Day-Old Chicks within, out of, and into Disease Control Areas Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Poultry and Other Avian Species
55 Inclusion of Swine and Poultry Workers in Pandemic Influenza Planning Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Poultry and Other Avian Species
56 Low Pathogenicity Avian Influenza Program Funds Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Poultry and Other Avian Species
57 Need for Ongoing Funding for Development of Additional Methods for Depopulation of Poultry and Livestock Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Poultry and Other Avian Species
58 Combined with Resolutions 5, 14, 16, 24, 41, 61, 67  
59 Import Reptile Tick Control Committee on Parasitic Diseases
60 Combined with Resolutions 28, 47, 63  
61 Combined with Resolutions 5, 14, 16, 24, 41, 58, 67  
62 Combined with Resolution 40  
63 Combined with Resolutions 28, 47, 60  
64 Combined with Resolution 15  
65 Importation of Fetal Bovine Serum Committee on Import-Export
66 Import Requirements for Semen, Embryos and Live Animals Committee on Import-Export
67 Combined with Resolutions 5, 14, 16, 24, 41, 58, 61  
68 Brucella Ovis ELISA Test Committee on Sheep and Goats
69 Approval of CIDRS® and Pregnant Mare Serum Gonadotrophin for Reproductive Manipulation of Sheep and Goats Committee on Sheep and Goats
70 Bulk Milk Test to Detect Brucella Melitensis in Goat Flocks Committee on Sheep and Goats
71 Minor Use Animal Drug Program Committee on Sheep and Goats
72 Calfhood Vaccination of Bison Committee on Brucellosis
73 Brucellosis in the Greater Yellowstone Area Committee on Brucellosis
74 Celebrate the Eradication of Brucellosis in Livestock from the United States when the Country is Declared Brucellosis Free Committee on Brucellosis
75 Combined with Resolutions 1, 13  
76 Brucellosis Laboratory Consolidation Committee on Brucellosis
77 Proposed Adjustments to National Brucellosis Surveillance Committee on Brucellosis

2006

Following are links to resolutions passed at the 2006 annual USAHA meeting held October 12-18 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
All resolutions are approved unless otherwise noted.
To view a resolution, click on its Resolution Number. To view a source committee's web page, click on the committee name.

View all the 2006 resolutions & responses in a single pdf document.

Resolution
Number
Subject Matter Source Committee(s)
1 Interim Emergency Regulation Committee on Aquaculture
2 Recommendation to Re-list Oncornynchus Masu Virus Disease (OMVD) Committee on Aquaculture
3 Supply and Distribution of Standardized Diagnostic Reagents for the Listed Disease of Aquatic Animals Committee on Aquaculture
4 National Aquatic Animal Health Plan Committee on Aquaculture
5 Routine and Emergency Disposal of Animal Carcasses and Animal Parts to Prevent Environmental Contamination from Specified Risk Materials Committee on Animal Emergency Management
6 Support of Funding for a Demonstration Project to Implement the Proposed National Agriculture and Food Continuity of Business All Hazard Plan Committee on Animal Emergency Management
Committee on Foreign and Emerging Diseases
7 Development of Effective Local, State and National Animal Emergency Management Systems Committee on Animal Emergency Management
8 Equine Infectious Anemia Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses
9 Equine Piroplasmosis Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses
10 Equine Piroplasmosis Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses
11 Indemnification to Eliminate Cattle Confirmed Positive for Mycobacterium Avium Paratuberculosis (MAP) Committee on Johne's Disease
12 Quantitative Bulk Tank Milk Tests for Detecting Johne's Disease Committee on Johne's Disease
13 The Use of the Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) Test to Diagnose Chronic Wasting Disease in Captive Wildlife Committee on Captive Wildlife and Alternative Livestock
14 Eradication of Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus from North America Committee on Infectious Diseases of Cattle, Bison and Camelids
15 Funding for the USDA—AHPIS—VS Center for Veterinary Biologics Committee on Biologics and Biotechnology
16 Vaccine Development for Malignant Catarrhal Fever in Bison Committee on Infectious Diseases of Cattle, Bison and Camelids
17 Requesting an Opportunity to Provide Recommendations and Advice on the Proposed Department of Homeland Security National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
18 Support of Funding a Demonstration Project to Implement the Proposed National Agriculture and Food Continuity of Business Plan Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
19 Federal Funding for the National Animal Health Laboratory Network Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
20 The Veterinary Workforce Expansion Act Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
21 Collection of Serum from Cervids Routinely Tested by the Single Cervical Test for Evaluation of the Rapid Test for Tuberculosis (TB) in Cervids Committee on Tuberculosis
22 Official Identification of Dairy Animals in Interstate Commerce with International Standards Organization Approved Radio Frequency Identification Committee on Tuberculosis
23
Not Approved
Tail Docking of Dairy Cattle Committee on Animal Welfare
24
Not Approved
The Ban of Double-Deck Trailers Transporting Equines to Processing Facilities Committee on Animal Welfare
25 Improving the Response to Food-Associated Disease Outbreaks Committee on Public Health and Rabies
26 Standardization of Point Source Contamination Detection, Determination, and Investigation Methods Committee on Public Health and Rabies
27 Funding for Additional Research on Use of Infrad Technology to Detect Signs of Animal Disease Committee on Public Health and Rabies
28
Not Approved
A New Biosecurity Level 3-AG (BSL-3-AG) Wildlife Disease Research Laboratory at the National Wildlife Research Center Committee on Public Health and Rabies
29 A National Plan for Rabies Control in Wildlife Committee on Public Health and Rabies
30 Public Health Continuing Education Module for Veterinary Accreditation Committee on Public Health and Rabies
31 Code of Federal Regulations Changes, Swine Brucellosis Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Swine
Committee on Brucellosis
32 Stakeholder Involvement in the Development of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Swine
33 Control of Feral Swine Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Swine
34 Combined with Resolution 6  
35 Coordination of International Efforts to Combat Disease Committee on Foreign and Emerging Diseases
36 Support for the Inter-American Group for the Eradication of Foot and Mouth Disease Committee on Foreign and Emerging Diseases
37 Continued Support for the Global Foot and Mouth Disease Research Alliance Committee on Foreign and Emerging Diseases
Committee on International Standards
38 National Animal Identification Advisory Subcommittee Recommendations Committee on Livestock Identification
39 Support for State Animal Tracking Databases Committee on Livestock Identification
40 Intermediate Step in Implementation of the National Animal Identification System Committee on Livestock Identification
41 Combined with Resolution 37  
42 Support the National Surveillance Unit's Scrapie Program Leadership Committee on Scrapie
43 Animal Identification Compliance in the Scrapie Program Committee on Scrapie
44
Approved as Amended
Water-Based Foam for Mass Depopulation of Poultry Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Poultry and Other Avian Species
45 Combined with Resolution 31  
46 Interpretation of Import-Export Protocol Committee on Import-Export

2005

Following are links to resolutions passed at the 2005 annual USAHA meeting held November 3-9 in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
All resolutions are approved unless otherwise noted.
To view a resolution, click on its Resolution Number. To view a source committee's web page, click on the committee name.

View all the 2005 resolutions & responses in a single pdf document.

Resolution
Number
Subject Matter Source Committee(s)
1 Food and Drug Administration Salmonella Regulations USAHA Board of Directors
2
Approved as Amended
Food and Drug Administration Proposed Rule (589.2001), Enhanced Ruminant Feed Ban USAHA Board of Directors
3 Capital Equipment Needs for the U.S.D.A. National Centers for Animal Health in Ames, Iowa USAHA Board of Directors
4
Approved as Amended
Release of Animal Identification Numbers Committee on Livestock Identification
5 Implementation of the National Animal Identification System Tracking Database Committee on Livestock Identification
6
Approved as Amended
Timely Premises Registration - State and Federal Committee on Livestock Identification

Committee on Scrapie
7 Modification of the Premises Registration Systems - Data Element Standards Committee on Livestock Identification
8 A New Biosafety Level 3-AG (BSL-3-AG) Wildlife Disease Research Laboratory at the National Wildlife Research Center Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development

Committee on Public Health and Rabies
9 The Veterinary Workforce Expansion Act Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
10 Federal Funding for the National Animal Health Laboratory Network Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development
11
Approved as Amended
Need for Research to Determine the Efficacy of Antiprotozoal Therapy for Clearance of Infection in Horses Chronically Infected with Babesia caballi or Babesia equi, the Causal Agents for Piroplasmosis Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses
12 Development of an Additional Category for Non-Competition Entertainment Horses Imported From Contagious Equine Metritis-Affected Countries Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses
13 Global Initiatives in Veterinary Education Committee on Import-Export

Committee on Animal Disease Surveillance and Animal Health Information Systems

Committee on Food Safety

Committee on Infectious Diseases of Cattle, Bison and Camelids

Committee On Bluetongue And Bovine Retrovirus
14 Priority Passage for Live Animal Cargo at Border Crossings Committee on Import-Export
15 Determination of Protocols for the Importation of South American Camelid Embryos Committee on Import-Export
16
Approved as Amended
Process to Restore Normal Trade in North America to Ensure Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) Import Regulations Conform to OIE Guidelines Committee on Import-Export
17 Stakeholder Input on & Communications About Development of Information Systems Within the USDA, AHPHIS, VS Committee on Animal Disease Surveillance and Animal Health Information Systems
18 Combined with Resolution 13  
19
Approved as Amended
Distribution of Johne's Funding in FY 2006 Committee on Johne's Disease
20 Production of Johnin Purified Protein Derivatives at the National Veterinary Services Laboratories Committee on Johne's Disease
21 Development and Approval of Safe and Effective Vaccines to Reduce the Risk of E. coli O157:H7 Committee on Food Safety
22 Continued Support for the Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD) and the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) Committee on Food Safety
23 Expand the USDA Research Program Collaboration in Animal Health and Food Safety and Epidemiology (CAHFSE) Committee on Food Safety

Committee on Pharmaceuticals
24 Collaboration in Animal Health and Food Safety and Epidemiology (CAHFSE) Committee on Food Safety
25 Combined with Resolution 13  
26 Combined with Resolution 13  
27
Not Approved
Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVDV) Persistently Infected (PI) Cattle Committee on Infectious Diseases of Cattle, Bison and Camelids
28 Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVDV) Persistently Infected (PI) Camelids Committee on Infectious Diseases of Cattle, Bison and Camelids
29 National Fish and Wildlife Health Initiative Committee on Wildlife Diseases
30 Combined with Resolution 13  
31 A National Plan for Rabies Control in Wildlife Committee on Public Health and Rabies
32 Funding for Additional Research on Use of Infrared Technology to Detect Signs of Animal Disease Committee on Public Health and Rabies
33 Brucella ovis Testing Standardization Committee on Sheep and Goats

Committee on Brucellosis
34 Possible Reduction of Federal Tuberculosis Indemnity Monies if Herd Owners Fail to Follow Individual Herd Plans Designed to Prevent Re-Infection Committee on Tuberculosis
35
Approved as Amended
Restricting Feeder Cattle From Higher-Risk Tuberculosis Areas in Mexico Committee on Tuberculosis
36 Modification of the Interstate Movement Requirements in 9 CFR, Chapter 1, Part 77 and in the January 2005 Bovine Tuberculosis Eradication Uniform Methods and Rules to Require a Negative Test on Intact Dairy Cattle Over 6 Months of Age Committee on Tuberculosis
37 National Coordinated Clearing House of Information Committee on Foreign and Emerging Diseases
38 National Specified Risk Materials Task Group Committee on Foreign and Emerging Diseases
39 Support the Inter-American Group for the Eradication of Foot and Mouth Disease Committee on Foreign and Emerging Diseases
40 Funding for Bovis Research on Vaccines and Antivirals for Foot-and-Mouth Disease and Classical Swine Fever Committee on Foreign and Emerging Diseases
41 Development and Implementation of Rapid Milk Polymerase Chain Reaction Testing for Foot and Mouth Disease Committee on Foreign and Emerging Diseases
42 Combined with Resolution 33  
43 Brucellosis in the Greater Yellowstone Area (GYA) Committee on Brucellosis
44 Importation of Raw Game Bird Carcasses From Areas Known to be Infected with Newcastle Disease and Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Poultry and Other Avian Species
45 Final Approval and Implementation of the National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) Control Program for Low Pathogenicity H5/H7 Avian Influenza (AI) in Commercial Poultry Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Poultry and Other Avian Species
46
Approved as Amended
Amendment of the National Organic Program Section 205.239, Requiring Access to the Outdoors, to Make Access Optional and to Provide for Confinement During Outbreaks of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Poultry and Other Avian Species
47 Combined with Resolution 6  
48 Combined with Resolution 23  
49 Tropical Bont Tick Eradication Programs in the Caribbean Committee on Parasitic Diseases and Parasiticides
50
Approved as Amended
Preventing Exotic Ticks and Hemoparasitic Disease Establishment in the USA Committee on Parasitic Diseases and Parasiticides
51 Support for the Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program Committee on Parasitic Diseases and Parasiticides
52 Control of Ticks on Imported Reptiles Committee on Parasitic Diseases and Parasiticides

2004 USAHA Resolutions

Following are links to resolutions passed at the 2004 annual USAHA meeting in Greensboro, South Carolina, October 21-27.
All resolutions are approved unless otherwise noted.
To view a resolution, click on its Resolution Number. To view a source committee's web page, click on the committee name.
Or, view a PDF document containing all the resolutions and available responses.

Resolution
Number
Subject Matter Source Committee(s)
01 New National Johne's Disease Dairy Herd Prevalence Study Committee on Johne's Disease
02 National Animal Identification System Committee on Livestock Identification
03 Need for Timely Pertinent Information from USDA-APHIS-VS On Current Disease Situations Affecting Horses Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses
04 Electronic EIA Forms Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses
05 Salmonella Performance Standards Committee on Salmonella

Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Poultry and Other Avian Species
06 A National Plan for Rabies Control in Wildlife Committee on Public Health and Rabies
07 Federal Funding for the National Animal Health Laboratory Network Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development

Committee on Foreign and Emerging Diseases

Joint AAVLD/USAHA Committee on Animal Health Information Systems
08 Combined with Resolutions 07 and 23 Committee on Foreign and Emerging Diseases
09 Collaboration In Animal Health, Food Safety and Epidemiology (CAHFSE) Committee on Food Safety
10 Federal Funding for the National Veterinary Medical Service Act (PUBLIC LAW 108-161) USAHA Board of Directors
11 Continued Support for Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD) and the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) Committee on Food Safety
12 Adequate Long-Term Financial Support for the State-Federal Infectious Salmon Anemia Program and Indemnification in the Northeastern U.S. Committee on Aquaculture
13 Importation of Fetal Bovine Serum Committee on Import-Export

Committee on Biologics and Biotechnology
14 Risk Assessment in Aquatic Animal Health Committee on Aquaculture
15 Brucella ovisTesting Standardization Committee on Sheep and Goats
16 Equine Infectious Anemia Control Program Committee on Infectious Diseases of Horses
17 Brucellosis and Pseudorabies in Feral Swine Committee on Pseudorabies

Committee on Brucellosis
18

Withdrawn by Committee
Funding to Expand Molecular Characterization of Group D Salmonella Field Isolates Related to the National Poultry Improvement Plan Committee on Salmonella
19 Homeland Security Presidential Directive 9 Committee on Public Health and Rabies

Committee on Foreign and Emerging Diseases

Committee on Wildlife Diseases

Committee on Captive Wildlife and Alternative Livestock
20 USDA Jurisdiction for Animal Disease Vaccines That Also Have a Public Health Benefit Committee on Biologics and Biotechnology

Committee on Food Safety
21 Updated National Johne's Disease Control Program Strategic Plan

Attachment: National Johne's Disease Control Program Strategic Plan - July 2004
Committee on Johne's Disease
22 Training Opportunities for Veterinary Students Committee on Foreign and Emerging Diseases
23 Combined with Resolutions 07 and 08 Joint AAVLD/USAHA Committee on Animal Health Information Systems
24

Approved as Amended
Strategic Plan for the Eradication of Bovine Tuberculosis

Attachment: The Comprehensive Strategic Plan for the Eradication of Bovine Tuberculosis - May 2004
Committee on Tuberculosis
25 Emerging Swine Disease Response Mechanism Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Swine
26 Combined with Resolutions 19, 36, and 43 Committee on Foreign and Emerging Diseases
27 Confidentiality of Collected Data Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Swine
28 Web Based Interstate Certificate of Veterinary Inspection Committee on Livestock Identification
29 Priority Passage for Live Animal Cargo at Border Crossing Committee on Import-Export
30 Reduction and Elimination of Brucellosis in Wildlife in the Greater Yellowstone Area Committee on Brucellosis
31 Development of Protocols to Allow Conduct of Critical Research Related to Brucella Species Committee on Brucellosis
32 Combined with Resolution 5 Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Poultry and Other Avian Species
33 Combined with Resolution 17 Committee on Brucellosis
34 Agriculture as a Priority of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Committee on Import-Export
35 Development of Consensus on Animal Care Guidelines Committee on Animal Welfare
36 Combined with Resolutions 19, 26, and 43 Committee on Wildlife Diseases
37 Tropical Bont Tick Eradication Programs in the Caribbean Committee on Parasitic Diseases
38

Approved as Amended
Replacement of the USDA-ARS Knipling-Bushland U.S. Livestock Insects Research Laboratory Committee on Parasitic Diseases
39 Combined with Resolution 20 Committee on Biologics and Biotechnology

Committee on Food Safety
40 Combined with Resolution 13 Committee on Biologics and Biotechnology
41 Scrapie Flock Certification Program Committee on Scrapie
42 Consistent State Compliance Committee on Scrapie
43 Combined with Resolutions 19, 26, and 36 Committee on Captive Wildlife and Alternative Livestock
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