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Title 6 : Agriculture

Chapter 204 : PREPARATION OF LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY PRODUCTS

(Cite as: 6 V.S.A. § 3309)
  • § 3309. Additional prohibited acts; official devices, marks, and certificates

    (a) No brand manufacturer, printer, or other person shall cast, print, lithograph, or otherwise make any device containing any official mark or simulation, or any label bearing any mark or simulation, or any form of official certificate or simulation, except as authorized by the Secretary.

    (b) No person shall:

    (1) forge any official device, mark, or certificate;

    (2) without authorization from the Secretary use any official device, mark, or certificate, or simulation, or alter, detach, deface, or destroy any official device, mark, or certificate;

    (3) contrary to the rules adopted by the Secretary, fail to use, or to detach, deface, or destroy any official device, mark, or certificate;

    (4) knowingly possess, without promptly notifying the Secretary or his or her representative, any official device or any counterfeit, simulated, forged, or improperly altered official certificate or any device or label of any carcass of any animal including poultry, or part or product of any animal including poultry, bearing any counterfeit, simulated, forged, or improperly altered official mark;

    (5) knowingly make any false statement in any shipper's certificate or other nonofficial or official certificate provided for in the rules prescribed by the Secretary; or

    (6) knowingly represent that any product has been inspected and passed, or exempted under this chapter when it has not been inspected and passed, or exempted. (Added 1985, No. 226 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. June 2, 1986; amended 2003, No. 42, § 2, eff. May 27, 2003.)