PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
54-1762A. DRUG DONATION FOR ANIMALS. Notwithstanding any other provision of law:
(1) An owner or a legal caretaker of an animal may donate a drug that is dispensed for the animal, but will not be used by that animal, to a licensed veterinarian of a veterinary medical facility, as that term is defined in section 54-2103, Idaho Code, if the veterinarian or facility chooses to accept the drug.
(2) A licensed veterinarian or a veterinary medical facility may accept and reissue drugs donated pursuant to this section and from qualified donors listed in section 54-1705, Idaho Code, if:
(a) The drug is not expired;
(b) There is no reason to believe the drug has been adulterated;
(c) The drug is not a controlled substance; and
(d) The drug is not a compounded drug.
(3) A licensed veterinarian or a veterinary medical facility may not resell the donated drug.
(4) A licensed veterinarian or a veterinary medical facility may, however, reissue the donated drug, without charge, for proper administration to an animal by:
(a) Another client of the veterinarian or facility who appears to be financially unable to pay for the drug;
(b) A nonprofit animal shelter; or
(c) A pound, as that term is defined in section 25-3502, Idaho Code.
[54-1762A, added 2019, ch. 25, sec. 14, p. 50; am. 2021, ch. 54, sec. 37, p. 182; am. 2022, ch. 45, sec. 7, p. 131.]