4741-3-04 Criteria for prioritizing underserved areas.

Factors to be considered by the board in determining priorities for determining underserved areas include, but not limited to:

(A) Size of the geographic area to be served;

(B) Number of livestock farms in the area;

(C) Livestock population within the area;

(D) Number of veterinarians providing both routine and emergency services to the livestock producers in the area;

(E) Distance to closest available veterinary practice that provides large animal services;

(F) Presence of an auction market, concentration point, or slaughter facility in the area; and

(G) Supporting letters or documents from elected public officials (e.g. county commissioners), representatives of the Ohio department of agriculture or Ohio health department, or cooperative extensive service.

Effective: 01/15/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 09/30/2009 and 09/30/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4741.03(C)(9) , 4741.45
Rule Amplifies: 4741.45
Prior Effective Dates: 11/15/2007