INSPECTION AND SUPPRESSION OF DISEASES AMONG LIVESTOCK
25-215. Tubercular animals. The division or the inspectors of the United States department of agriculture, animal and plant health inspection service, veterinary services shall be authorized and empowered to test (in the manner prescribed) with tuberculin or any other approved tuberculosis test any animal kept, transported into or within this state or herded within this state, subject to the rules and regulations of the division, and when such animal is found by the officer making the test, to give what the division shall have prescribed by its rules and regulations to be a clearly defined reaction to such tests, the said animal shall be considered to be affected with tuberculosis. The reacting animal shall be slaughtered or destroyed and the owner indemnified in accordance with cooperative agreement between the division and the veterinary services, and in accordance with the rules and regulations of the division, and the meat inspection regulations of the United States department of agriculture.
[(25-215) 1919, ch. 35, sec. 14, p. 125; C.S., sec. 1854; I.C.A., sec. 24-215; am. 1974, ch. 18, sec. 113, p. 364; am. 1993, ch. 16, sec. 11, p. 63.]