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§ 706. Application and construction of act

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 4. Animals

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 4. Animals (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 17 . Care and Disposition of Disaster Animals Act
4 Okl.St.Ann. § 706
§ 706. Application and construction of act
A. The Care and Disposition of Disaster Animals Act shall not limit an animal control authority or agent thereof from humanely euthanizing an animal in accordance with existing state law.
B. The Care and Disposition of Disaster Animals Act does not impose any affirmative duty on an animal shelter to admit disaster animals.
C. The Care and Disposition of Disaster Animals Act shall not restrict or interfere with the general powers of the State Veterinarian, including the power to quarantine or to restrict the movement of disaster animals or to exercise powers provided by law.
D. The Care and Disposition of Disaster Animals Act shall not be construed as preventing veterinary care for disaster animals either before or after they are brought to an animal shelter.

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Laws 2015, c. 304, § 6, emerg. eff. May 12, 2015.
4 Okl. St. Ann. § 706, OK ST T. 4 § 706
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 58th Legislature (2022) effective through October 1, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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