Full Statute Name:  West's Annotated Code of Virginia. Title 3.2. Agriculture, Animal Care, and Food. Subtitle V. Domestic Animals. Chapter 65. Comprehensive Animal Care. Article 6. Authority of Local Governing Bodies. § 3.2-6547. Acceptance of animals for research or experimentation; prohibition

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Primary Citation:  Va. Code Ann. § 3.2-6547 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  October, 2014 Alternate Citation:  VA ST § 3.2-6547 Date Adopted:  1990
Summary:

This Virginia statute provides that no animal bearing a tag, license or tattooed identification shall be used or accepted by any person for the purpose of medical research or experimentation, unless the individual who owns such animal consents in writing.

Statute Text: 

No person shall use or accept for the purpose of medical research or experimentation any animal bearing a tag, license, or tattooed identification, unless the individual who owns such animal consents thereto in writing.

Acts 2008, c. 860, eff. Oct. 1, 2008.

 

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