§1501. Misuse or removal of agency of agriculture, food and markets ear tags

Link to law: http://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/section/06/109/01501
Published: 2015

Print

The Vermont Statutes Online



Title

06

:
Agriculture






Chapter

109

:
EAR TAGS











 

§

1501. Misuse or removal of agency of agriculture, food and markets ear tags

(a) A person

who, without authority from the secretary, inserts or causes to be inserted or

removes or causes to be removed from an animal, an agency of agriculture, food

and markets or other official ear tag, as defined in subsection (b) of this

section, or otherwise misuses or causes a tag to be misused, may be imprisoned

not more than one year or fined not more than $1,000.00, or both.

(b) An official

ear tag is one issued by the Vermont agency of agriculture, food and markets

for use in identification, official state disease control programs, and

artificial breeding programs, or for purposes of the Dairy Herd Improvement

Association testing programs, or one that is similarly issued by other states

of the United States and Canada. (Added 1979, No. 102 (Adj. Sess.); amended

1989, No. 256 (Adj. Sess.), § 10(a), eff. Jan. 1, 1991; 2003, No. 42, § 2, eff.

May 27, 2003.)
Read Entire Law on legislature.vermont.gov