Section 2-32-1

Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

(1) BOARD. The State Board of Agriculture and Industries.

(2) COMMISSIONER. The Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries.

(3) FEED DISTRIBUTOR. Any person residing in Alabama, or any Alabama corporation, or Alabama legal business entity that sells directly to a ratite producer feed of any sort that is intended for ratite consumption regardless of where the feed is manufactured.

(4) RATITE. One of a variety of flightless birds including an ostrich, emu, rhea, cassowary, or kiwi.

(5) RATITE PRODUCER. Any person residing in Alabama, or any Alabama corporation, or Alabama legal business entity that owns or has a financial investment in ratites located in Alabama.

(Acts 1997, No. 97-638, p. 1163, §1.)