Animals and Animal Husbandry

Biological Products


§ 4-9-8. Treatment of animals to prevent normal reaction to tests – Sale or removal of reactors.

No person shall treat any animal with any material or substance nor in any manner for the purpose of preventing normal reaction on the part of the animal to any diagnostic test. No person shall knowingly sell or offer for sale any animal that has reacted positively to any USDA approved official tuberculosis test or the blood test for brucellosis. No animal that has reacted to any USDA approved official tuberculosis test other test shall be sold or removed from the premises where the test was made without permission, in writing, from the director of environmental management.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1943, ch. 1358, § 6; G.L. 1956, § 4-9-8; P.L. 2013, ch. 174, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 228, § 1.)