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Title XVII AGRICULTURE AND ANIMALS

Chapter 267

< > Effective - 10 May 1978, see footnote bottom

  267.250.  Enforcement of rules, regulations — notification to county commission — sheriff to assist. — 1.  The governor, when informed by the state veterinarian that contagious or infectious livestock disease has become largely disseminated or epidemic among domestic animals throughout any municipality or geographical district in this state, or is found to exist in any herd or herds in this state, may call the director of agriculture and the state veterinarian together, and said director and said veterinarian shall, if deemed necessary to eradicate or prevent the spread of such disease, formulate for the state veterinarian and the county commissions rules and regulations under which stock capable of carrying said diseases, or any of them, shall be permitted to move to other parts of the state; such rules and regulations shall be subject to the approval of the governor, who thereupon shall issue his proclamation scheduling and quarantining such localities, and forbidding the carrying or transportation or moving of all domestic animals of the kind diseased from such municipalities or district or county to another, or from one premises to another, or over any public highway or any lot or ground not sufficiently fenced to prevent animals from going through or from being brought into such infected districts, municipalities or counties except in accordance with the aforesaid rules and regulations.

  2.  The county commission or other legally substituted court of the county in which such infected locality or district shall have been quarantined by the governor, shall be notified by the state veterinarian, and furnished with copies of said regulations.  Said county commission shall thereupon comply with said rules and regulations, and issue order to the sheriff to assist said state veterinarian in carrying out the provisions of the same.

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(RSMo 1939 § 14207, A.L. 1978 H.B. 1816)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 12536; 1919 § 12095; 1909 § 718

Effective 5-10-78


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