Full Statute Name:  West's New Mexico Statutes Annotated. Chapter 77. Animals and Livestock. Article 1. Dogs and Domesticated Animals.

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Primary Citation:  N. M. S. A. 1978, § 77-1-6 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  December, 2014 Alternate Citation:  NM ST § 77-1-6 Date Adopted:  1979
Summary:

This short New Mexico statute provides that state health department shall prescribe regulations for the reporting of animal bites, confinement and disposition of rabies-suspect animals, rabies quarantine and the disposition of dogs and cats exposed to rabies, in the interest of public health and safety.

Statute Text: 

The department of health shall prescribe regulations for the reporting of animal bites, confinement and disposition of rabies-suspect animals, rabies quarantine and the disposition of dogs and cats exposed to rabies, in the interest of public health and safety.

CREDIT(S)

L. 1979, Ch. 194, § 2.

 

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