SEC. 69-15-117. Bringing equine into state or local show or sale facility prohibited without certificate showing freedom from infectious anemia; Coggins test; regulations; penalties.
(1) The owner or possessor of an equine, as defined in Section 95-11-3, shall not take the equine into any state or local government facility or multipurpose building where animals are housed or held for exhibits, shows or sales unless the owner or possessor displays to the operator of the facility a certificate issued by a licensed veterinarian showing that the equine is free of equine infectious anemia. A Coggins test must have been performed within the twelve (12) months immediately preceding the exhibit, show or sale. Shows on privately owned property are exempt from this act.
(2) The Board of Animal Health shall promulgate rules and regulations to enforce this section.
(3) Any person violating this section or the rules and regulations promulgated under this section by the Board of Animal Health is subject to the penalties provided in Section 69-15-65.
SOURCES: Laws, 1995, ch. 509, Sec. 1, eff from and after July 1, 1995
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