WVC 19 - 9 - 24
§19-9-24. Importation of dairy or breeding animal unaccompanied
by health certificate and test chart.
Any bovine animal, not accompanied by the health certificate
and tuberculin test chart required by section twenty-three of
this article, may be brought into this state only under the
direct supervision of an officer, or agent of the commissioner,
subject to the provisions of section twenty-one of this article
and to the following regulations: Each animal shall be held in
close quarantine, at the cost and expense of the owner, at such
place, under such conditions and during such time as may be
prescribed by the commissioner, and during the period of such
quarantine shall be submitted to a physical examination and
tuberculin test by an agent of the commissioner. The examination
and test shall be at the expense of the owner. If the costs and
expenses aforesaid are not paid by the owner, they may be
recovered by the commissioner as provided in section twenty-one
of this article.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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