Section 22-12-23

Published: 2015

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Section 22-12-23

Section 22-12-23Free rides on public transports for quarantine officers.

(a) Written authority to act as quarantine officer for this state, or for any county, incorporated city or town therein, conducting a quarantine approved by the executive officer of the State Board of Health, shall entitle the holder thereof to board any railroad train, passenger or freight, bus or watercraft in this state and ride thereon, free of cost, to such place or places as the discharge of his duties may demand.

(b) Any conductor of a railroad train, passenger or freight, or captain or other officer of a watercraft in this state who refuses to allow a quarantine officer to ride on train or watercraft, free of charge, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, on conviction, shall be fined not less than $50.00 nor more than $100.00 for each offense.

(Code 1907, §§755, 7067; Code 1923, §§1221, 4369; Code 1940, T. 22, §§166, 167.)