Department of Agriculture and Rural Development  
Animal Industry Division  
Administrative Rules for Bodies of Dead Animals  
Rule Set 2023-4 AC  
Friday, July 21, 2023  
09:00 AM  
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:  
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