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§ 18-318. Vaccination against rabies required

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--General

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health--General
Title 18. Disease Prevention (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Specific Diseases (Refs & Annos)
Part III. Rabies
MD Code, Health - General, § 18-318
§ 18-318. Vaccination against rabies required
In general
(a) Each person who owns or keeps a dog, cat, or ferret that is 4 months old or older shall have the dog, cat, or ferret vaccinated adequately against rabies.
Registration of animal
(b)(1) A county may not register or license a dog, cat, or ferret unless the person who owns or keeps the dog, cat, or ferret submits, with the application for registration or license, proof that the dog, cat, or ferret has been vaccinated adequately against rabies.
(2) The public health veterinarian shall determine the proof of vaccination that is acceptable.

Credits

Added by Acts 1982, c. 21, § 2, eff. July 1, 1982. Amended by Acts 1985, c. 311, § 2, eff. May 21, 1985; Acts 1996, c. 684, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1996.
Formerly Art. 43, § 616.
MD Code, Health - General, § 18-318, MD HEALTH GEN § 18-318
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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