Animals and Animal Husbandry

Psittacine Birds

SECTION 4-11-2

§ 4-11-2. Importation permits.

(a) No psittacine birds shall be shipped into Rhode Island unless a permit is obtained from the director of environmental management prior to shipment.

(b) Permits shall be issued only if a request for one is accompanied by a certificate issued by a graduate, licensed veterinarian certifying that all birds on the premises from which the shipment originates are free from any symptoms of any infectious, contagious or communicable disease.

(c) Requests for permits to import psittacine birds must contain the number and kind of bird to be imported, origin and date of shipment, and destination of shipment.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1955, ch. 3557, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 4-11-2.)