Animals and Animal Husbandry

Animal Diseases in General

SECTION 4-4-20

§ 4-4-20. Publication of information on diseases.

The director of environmental management shall endeavor to obtain full information in relation to any contagious disease which may prevail among cattle or other domestic animals near the borders of the state, and shall publish and circulate that information in his or her discretion. Should any contagious disease break out, or should there be reasonable suspicion of its existence among cattle or other domestic animals in any city or town in the state, he or she shall examine the cases, and publish the result of his or her examination, for the benefit of the public.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 98, § 4; G.L. 1909, ch. 119, § 4; G.L. 1923, ch. 245, § 4; G.L. 1938, ch. 206, § 4; impl. am. P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 160; G.L. 1956, § 4-4-20.)