INSPECTION AND SUPPRESSION OF DISEASES AMONG LIVESTOCK
25-204. Veterinarians and livestock inspectors. When it shall be deemed necessary by reason of the prevalence of disease among any of the animals of this state, the division may employ deputy state veterinarians and livestock inspectors to assist in its control and eradication.
Veterinarians so employed shall be competent, qualified graduates in good standing of a veterinary college recognized by the United States department of agriculture. Each veterinarian shall receive a per diem not to exceed the reasonable value of his services and actual and necessary traveling expenses incurred in the performance of his duties, to be approved by the state veterinarian and director and paid as other like claims.
Livestock inspectors shall be competent and qualified to inspect and dip sheep for scabies, to supervise the cleaning and disinfecting of premises where any contagious, infectious or communicable disease has existed, and to perform such other duties as may be imposed by the division. They shall receive a per diem and actual and necessary traveling expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.
[(25-204) 1919, ch. 35, sec. 3, p. 122; C.S., sec. 1843; I.C.A., sec. 24-204; am. 1947, ch. 42, sec. 1, p. 47; am. 1974, ch. 18, sec. 104, p. 364; am. 1985, ch. 63, sec. 11, p. 133; am. 1993, ch. 16, sec. 2, p. 59.]