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§ 2325. Use of biologicals, antibiotics, genetic material, chemicals, diagnostic agents and oth...

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 3 Pa.C.S.A. Agriculture

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 3 Pa.C.S.A. Agriculture (Refs & Annos)
Part IV. Animals and Animal Products
Chapter 23. Domestic Animals (Refs & Annos)
Subchapter C. Detection, Containment or Eradication of Certain Diseases (Refs & Annos)
3 Pa.C.S.A. § 2325
§ 2325. Use of biologicals, antibiotics, genetic material, chemicals, diagnostic agents and other substances
(a) Authority.--The department shall have the authority to regulate the manufacture, sale or administration of any biological product intended for diagnostic, preventive or therapeutic purposes with domestic animals. The department may establish regulations to control the production, sale, distribution or use of biologicals, antibiotics, genetic material, chemicals and other substances administered to domestic animals.
(b) Testing.--The department may prescribe methods of making official tests and may restrict the use of such tests to authorized accredited veterinarians and agents of the department and USDA-APHIS-VS for diagnosis of diseases of domestic animals. It shall be the duty of each person using restricted tests to report in writing the results of restricted tests to the department. Each report shall be signed by the person who conducted the test and shall give the date of the test, the name and address of the owner of the domestic animal tested, the location where such test was conducted, a description and definitive permanent identification of the domestic animal or domestic animals tested and a complete statement of the actual result of such test. It shall be unlawful for any person whose duty it is to make a report to fail or refuse to do so.
(c) Vaccines.--The department may, in order to prevent or control the introduction or spread of dangerous transmissible diseases, restrict the use of vaccines in domestic animals or cause domestic animals in this Commonwealth to be vaccinated with biologicals according to regulations promulgated under this chapter.


1996, July 11, P.L. 561, No. 100, § 1, effective in 60 days.
3 Pa.C.S.A. § 2325, PA ST 3 Pa.C.S.A. § 2325
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 20. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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