Animals and Animal Husbandry

Tuberculosis Control

SECTION 4-5-21

§ 4-5-21. Advertisement of tuberculosis-free areas.

Before proceeding to quarantine an area and to test the cattle in the area pursuant to § 4-5-20, the director of environmental management shall advertise the establishment of that area in some newspaper published in one of the towns included in that area, or if there is no newspaper published in any of those towns, then in a newspaper published in the county in which the area is situated. The advertisement shall state the date when the area is to be established and shall set forth in detail the proceedings to be followed in quarantining and testing the cattle within the area, and what will be required of the owners of those cattle. A notice similar in substance to the advertisement shall be posted on a public sign post in each city or town wholly or in part within the area. The advertisement shall be published and the notice posted not less than ten (10) days nor more than thirty (30) days before the date when the area is to be established.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1938, ch. 241, § 43; P.L. 1932, ch. 1926, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 207, § 24; G.L. 1956, § 4-5-21.)