Full Statute Name:  West's Vermont Statutes Annotated. Title Twenty. Internal Security and Public Safety. Part 8. Animals. Chapter 191. Control Generally. Subchapter 1. General Provisions. § 3350. The disposition of feral swine

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Primary Citation:  20 V.S.A. § 3350 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  April, 2021 Alternate Citation:  VT ST T. 20 § 3350 Date Adopted:  2020 Historical: 
Summary: This law, enacted in 2020, authorizes the Department of Fish and Wildlife to destroy or euthanize a feral swine in accordance with the requirements of 10 V.S.A. § 4709(f).

(a) The General Assembly finds that feral swine, as defined in 10 V.S.A. § 4709, have the potential for spreading serious disease to domestic livestock, may cause devastating destruction to natural ecosystems, and pose a threat to human health and safety.

(b) In light of the potential impacts of feral swine, and notwithstanding the provisions of law in this chapter, the Department of Fish and Wildlife may destroy or euthanize a feral swine in accordance with the requirements of 10 V.S.A. § 4709(f).

(c) The exercise by the Department of Fish and Wildlife of the authority under 10 V.S.A. § 4709(f) shall not prevent any person from pursuing or collecting the remedies set forth in this chapter.

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2019, Adj. Sess., No. 129, § 23, eff. July 1, 2020.

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