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§ 18-313. Statewide system to control rabies

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--General

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 18. Disease Prevention (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Specific Diseases (Refs & Annos)
Part III. Rabies
MD Code, Health - General, § 18-313
§ 18-313. Statewide system to control rabies
The Secretary of Health shall provide a statewide system:
(1) To control rabies;
(2) To grant authority to the public health veterinarian and the local health officer in matters pertaining to the disposition of animals that bite or otherwise expose rabies to an individual;
(3) To assist local political subdivisions regarding the laboratory testing of rabid animals;
(4) To treat each individual who is exposed or suspected of having been exposed to rabies; and
(5) To distribute, in accordance with the conditions set by the Secretary of Agriculture, the biological products that are needed to prevent and treat rabies.


Added by Acts 1982, c. 21, § 2, eff. July 1, 1982. Amended by Acts 1984, c. 626; Acts 1986, c. 746, § 1, eff. July 1, 1986; Acts 2017, c. 62, § 6.
Formerly Art. 43, § 615A.
MD Code, Health - General, § 18-313, MD HEALTH GEN § 18-313
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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