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Against the will of the people APHIS has published, under an amendment to the Privacy Act, the APHIS Animal Health Surveillance and Monitoring System (AHSM). To many of you it will look remarkably like the National Animal Identification System known as NAIS, then, Traceability, and now the Animal Health Surveillance and Monitoring System. Records kept under this system will include highlights such as: Keeping of records in the system for 150 year with monthly updates The keeping and distribution of non-compliant person(s) records Justification for their existence No Opt-OUT Person may obtain their own records in the ‘System’ by FOIA only Collaborators and “Users’ of the ‘System’ The AHSM is a Web-based system hosted at secure and geographically dispersed locations. A backup copy of the data is maintained at a ‘secure’ U.S. government facility. Effective Date: January 9, 2012 Comment Periods Ends: December 28, 2012
Some of you may know the primitive ancestor program known as NAIS-The National Animal Identification Program or Traceability. They were just working out the "bugs" for their new program under the just unveiled, VS Vision 2015. What does this mean to you?
All property is required to be registered with the government. This does cloud your Title putting the gov in the first place, kinda like an IRS lien
All animals and life must be electronically identified.
The alpha-numeric code has a country code and conveniently transfers your animal and plant as an asset of the US. In this financial climate you do not want your assets being US assets.
Surveillance 24/7 electronically of everything from animal movement to your chicken catching a cold Records kept 150 years No opt-out
All records shared with other collaborators including foreign countries
Keeps and distributes a list of non-compliant persons
Is a living document that changes with the international winds so you never know the rules or costs
Any 'official' has the right to come onto your land to inspect to UN standards
Any 'official' has the right to come onto your land to test anything to UN standards
Any 'official' has the right to come onto your land to vaccinate to UN standards
Any 'official' has the right to come onto your land to electronically identify all life to UN standards
Comment Period open until December 28, 2011 Implementation Date- January 9, 2012
FORT COLLINS, Colo., Dec. 1 // -- Synergetics Incorporated, a Fort Collins, Colorado based IT services company has been awarded a multi-year contract, by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS), to develop and support the Animal Health and Surveillance Management (AHSM) disease management program.
The AHSM Program provides for animal health surveillance, monitoring for animal health and productivity for domestic animal diseases, for regulatory and non-regulatory management. These project areas have a rapidly growing base of application users that includes federal, state, and public users.
Synergetics has been tasked to support all work related to the life cycle development of AHSM including feasibility studies, requirements gathering, application design, application development, testing, stress testing, implementation, maintenance, help desk support and technical documentation support.