§ 4-4-8. Exposure of diseased animals to contact with healthy animals.
No person having the care or custody of any animal having any one of the diseases mentioned in this chapter or chapter 5 of this title, shall, knowing the animal to have any of the diseases mentioned in this chapter or chapter 5 of this title, sell or exchange, or permit the removal, use or driving of that animal upon any public highway, or the exposure of that animal to contact with any other healthy animal of the same kind, except by permission of the director of environmental management. Any person so doing is deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on being convicted shall be fined not exceeding one hundred dollars ($100).
(G.L. 1896, ch. 99, § 16; G.L. 1909, ch. 120, § 22; G.L. 1923, ch. 241, § 22; G.L. 1938, ch. 207, § 15; impl. am. P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 160; G.L. 1956, § 4-4-8.)