The director of agriculture may, by rule adopted under Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, establish and administer a program for registering identification numbers for farm equipment, livestock, and grain. The rules may provide for a central registry of identification numbers, the transfer, renewal, reinstatement, and reregistration of numbers, for fees, assuring that registrants are entitled to exclusive use of a number during periods of current registration, and other matters necessary and convenient for administration or enforcement of the program.
Moneys received by the director pursuant to rules adopted under this section shall be deposited in the identification number fund, which is hereby created in the state treasury. The director shall spend moneys from the fund to pay the costs and expenses of administering this section.
Effective Date: 07-01-1985