Animals and Animal Husbandry

Psittacine Birds

SECTION 4-11-9

§ 4-11-9. Quarantine and destruction of nonpsittacine birds exposed to psittacosis.

Birds not of the psittacine family are to be regarded as dangerous when they have been exposed to psittacosis, and after that exposure shall be quarantined for three (3) weeks and killed and burned by the owner or other person in charge of those birds if they develop or appear to develop symptoms of the disease.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1955, ch. 3557, § 9; G.L. 1956, § 4-11-9.)