SB 566
Requires owners of dogs and cats under suspicion of carrying rabies to provide documentation of vaccination or else surrender the animal
LR Number:
Last Action:
9/12/2012 - No Motion made to override Governor's Veto
Journal Page:
SCS SB 566
Calendar Position:
Effective Date:
August 28, 2012
House Handler:

Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 566 - The act requires that if a person suspects that he or she has been exposed to rabies through contact with a dog or cat, the owner of such dog or cat must show documentation of rabies vaccination or else surrender the animal to proper authorities. A licensed veterinarian will examine the surrendered animal and may euthanize the animal if he or she deems necessary to the health of the exposed party.