§1161. Fees for testing

Link to law: http://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/section/06/102/01161
Published: 2015

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Title

06

:
Agriculture






Chapter

102

:
CONTROL OF CONTAGIOUS LIVESTOCK DISEASES






Subchapter

001
:
GENERAL PROVISIONS










 

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1161. Fees for testing

(a) The

secretary may assess fees necessary to cover the cost of testing poultry for

contagious diseases.

(b) The

secretary may negotiate appropriate compensation with those licensed

veterinarians acting at his or her request. At minimum, these fees shall be

$5.00 for each farm at which the veterinarian performs a tuberculosis test on

an animal, $.75 for each animal tested in a stanchion barn, and $1.50 for each

animal tested in a loose-housing barn.

(c) The

secretary may negotiate appropriate compensation with those licensed

veterinarians acting at his or her request to test red deer, fallow deer, or

reindeer for tuberculosis. At minimum, these fees shall be $25.00 for each farm

at which the veterinarian performs a tuberculosis test on such deer and $5.00

for each deer tested. (Added 1987, No. 276 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 1989, No.

257 (Adj. Sess.), § 10; 1991, No. 153 (Adj. Sess.), § 15, eff. May 5, 1992;

1995, No. 72 (Adj. Sess.), § 5, eff. Feb. 14, 1996; 2003, No. 42, § 2, eff. May

27, 2003.)
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