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Subchapter 002 : ANIMAL WELFARE(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 3913)
§ 3913. Euthanasia certification
(a) The Secretary of Agriculture, Food and Markets shall establish rules for a euthanasia training program and certification process for persons completing the program.
(b) The Secretary of Agriculture, Food and Markets shall establish rules for the possession and use of euthanasia solutions by registered animal shelters that utilize certified euthanasia technicians. The rules shall identify euthanasia solutions that may be used, techniques for the proper handling and storage of solutions and requirements for recordkeeping, and address any other matter deemed necessary by the Secretary.
(c) The Secretary of Agriculture, Food and Markets may revoke or suspend certification upon violation of the rules adopted under this section.
(d) The rules shall comply with all applicable federal drug enforcement standards.
(e) The Secretary of Agriculture, Food and Markets has no responsibility to enforce any other statute relating to the abuse of narcotics or other regulated substance unless specifically authorized by such statute. (Added 1993, No. 116 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. March 23, 1994; amended 2003, No. 42, § 2, eff. May 27, 2003; 2013, No. 30, § 6.)