267.645. 1. The department of agriculture is authorized and directed to cooperate with the United States Department of Agriculture in performing the duties and exercising the powers vested in it under sections 267.560 to 267.660 and is empowered to enter at any time any premises, barns, stables, sheds, vehicles or other places where livestock or birds are kept for the purpose of administering and enforcing the provisions of sections 267.560 to 267.660.
2. The department may make such rules and regulations pursuant to the provisions of section 267.122 and chapter 536 as may be deemed necessary for the enforcement of sections 267.560 to 267.660 including all necessary rules and regulations for the entry and movement of livestock, animals or birds into, within and through the state.
(L. 1959 H.B. 501 § 18, A.L. 1993 S.B. 52)
Missouri General Assembly