The Vermont Statutes Online
The statutes were updated in November, 2018, and contain all actions of the
2018 legislative session.
Subchapter 001 : GENERAL PROVISIONS(Cite as: 6 V.S.A. § 1162)
§ 1162. Report of disease
(a) All accredited veterinarians shall immediately report the discovery of any domestic animal within this State that is infected with, is suspected of being infected with, or has been exposed to a reportable disease as specified by this chapter. A veterinarian shall immediately report any sudden unexplained morbidity or mortality in a herd or flock located within the State. The report shall be made to the State Veterinarian and shall specify the physical address where the animal is located; identification and description of the animal; the disease or condition suspected or diagnosed; and the name, mailing address, and telephone number of the owner or person in possession of the animal.
(b) All persons operating diagnostic laboratories shall immediately report the diagnosis of any domestic animal within this State that has a reportable disease as specified by this chapter. The report shall be made to the State Veterinarian and, in addition to the information required under subsection (a) of this section, shall include a copy of the test chart pertaining to the animal in question. (Added 1987, No. 276 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 2017, No. 30, § 3.)