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
Primary Citation: Va. Code Ann. § 3.2-6547Country of Origin: United StatesLast Checked: January, 2020Alternate Citation: VA ST § 3.2-6547Date Adopted: 1990Historical:
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.
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.