CHAPTER 81

STATE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE

RELATING TO PAYMENT OF STATE INDEMNITY FOR BANGS DISEASE

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 21 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT FOR CATTLE CONDEMNED FOR TUBERCULOSIS AND BANG'S DISEASE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That Chapter 21 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out all of 619. Sec. 52 and inserting in lieu thereof the following to be known as 619. Sec. 52:

619. Sec. 52. Payment for Cattle Condemned for Tuberculosis and Bang's Disease:--That State Board of Agriculture be authorized to pay out of the funds appropriated by the Legislature of the State of Delaware one-half of the difference between the appraised value and the salvage of all cattle that may be condemned for tuberculosis and Bang's Disease by the State Board of Agriculture or a Veterinarian of the U. S. Bureau of Animal Industry working in co-operation with the State Board of Agriculture, and all cattle which may be condemned for tuberculosis and Bang's Disease shall be appraised in a manner prescribed by the State Board of Agriculture, provided that out of the money hereby appropriated no payment as compensation for any tubercular animal, or any animal with Bang's Disease, destroyed shall exceed two-thirds of the difference between the appraised value of such animal and the value of the salvage thereof; and that in no case shall any payment hereunder be more than one hundred and twenty-five dollars for any grade animal or more than one hundred and fifty dollars for any pure bred animal, and no payment shall be made unless the owner has complied with all lawful quarantine regulations.