Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
Animal Industry Division
Administrative Rules for Bodies of Dead Animals
Rule Set 2023-4 AC
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Friday, July 21, 2023
Room: CH-ATN-THEODORE-BROWN or Virtual: TEAMS: Meeting ID: 221 832 012 606 Passcode:
Constitution Hall 525 W. Allegan Street Lansing, Michigan 48909 Or +1 248-509-0316,,932616616#
United States, Pontiac Phone Conference ID: 932 616
The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development will hold a public hearing to receive public
comments on proposed changes to the Bodies of Dead Animals rule set.
The rules contain the details on multiple methods for disposal of livestock carcasses. The proposed
changes will align disease management and mitigation requirements with those of the United States
Department of Agriculture, and update adopted resource documents.
(By authority conferred on the department of agriculture and rural development by sections 15 and 27 of
1982 PA 239, MCL 287.665 and 287.677.)
The proposed rules will take effect immediately after filing with the Secretary of State. The proposed
issue of the Michigan Register. Copies of these proposed rules may also be obtained by mail or
electronic mail at the following email address: Guardiolaj1@michigan.gov.
Comments on these proposed rules may be made at the hearing, by mail, or by electronic mail at the
following addresses until 7/26/2023 at 05:00PM.
Agriculture and Rural Development (Legal Affairs)
525 W. Allegan Street, PO Box 30017 Lansing, Michigan, 48909
The public hearing will be conducted in compliance with the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act. If the
hearing is held at a physical location, the building will be accessible with handicap parking available.
Anyone needing assistance to take part in the hearing due to disability may call 517-335-2484 to make