Animals and Animal Husbandry

Tuberculosis Control

SECTION 4-5-17

§ 4-5-17. Willful violations of import requirements.

When any person is shown to have knowingly brought into this state an animal suffering, or suspected to be suffering, with tuberculosis, or to have concealed the existence of that disease in any animal owned by him or her, that person is not entitled to any compensation for the animal slaughtered under this chapter, and is deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be fined for that offense not exceeding one hundred dollars ($100).

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 99, § 14; G.L. 1909, ch. 120, § 20; G.L. 1923, ch. 241, § 20; G.L. 1938, ch. 207, § 13; G.L. 1956, § 4-5-17.)