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Title 6 : Agriculture


Subchapter 002 : Equine Infectious Anemia

(Cite as: 6 V.S.A. § 1182)
  • § 1182. Testing of equine animals

    (a) Testing of equine animals for equine infectious anemia shall be done by an accredited veterinarian licensed in the State by means of a Coggins test or other test acceptable to the Secretary, at the owner's expense.

    (b) Any equine animal found to be a reactor by means of a test under subsection (a) of this section shall be administered a second test in accordance with the applicable State and federal statutes, rules, or regulations.

    (c) Any equine animal found to be a reactor shall be quarantined in accordance with instructions of the Secretary between receipt of the results of the first and second tests. Any equine animal found to be a reactor to a second test shall continue to be quarantined until adequate arrangements are made for disposition of the animal in accordance with section 1183 of this title.

    (d) Any veterinarian who identifies an equine animal as a reactor shall report that animal to the Secretary in a form and manner to be prescribed by rule of the Secretary. (Added 1987, No. 276 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 2003, No. 42, § 2, eff. May 27, 2003; 2017, No. 30, § 3.)