AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
LIVESTOCK AND MEAT INSPECTION
I. The commissioner shall adopt rules under RSA 541-A which establish fees for the processing of the following meat producing animals:
(a) No more than $50 per cow processed.
(b) No more than $30 per sheep, goat, pig, deer or elk processed.
(c) No more than $10 per turkey or rabbit.
(d) No more than $5 per chicken or other bird, not including turkeys.
II. The fees established by the commissioner for the processing of meat producing animals as well as the fees, fines, and administrative charges established by the commissioner under RSA 427:14 shall be sufficient to produce estimated revenues equal to 125 percent of the direct operating expenses of the meat inspection program for the previous fiscal year. The requirements of this paragraph shall apply one year after the first establishment is opened and operating within the state meat inspection program as determined by the state veterinarian.
Source. 2011, 130:7, eff. Aug. 5, 2011.