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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 336

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 3 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO RABIES CONTROL. BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend Subsection (b) §8202, Chapter 82, Title 3, of the

Delaware Code by inserting the word ", city" after the word "county" as it appears therein.

Section 2. Amend Subsection (a) §8205, Chapter 82, Title 3 of the Delaware Code by inserting the words ", wild animal hybrid" after the word "animal" in the first sentence therein.

Section 3. Amend Subsection (c)(1), §8208, Chapter 82, Title 3, of the

Delaware Code by inserting the following after the period at the end of said subsection:

"If the quarantined animal dies, escapes or for any other reason is not available to complete the quarantine period, the owner shall immediately notify the Division of Public Health by telephone, to be followed by a signed, notarized affidavit stating the reason for the animals unavailability to complete the quarantine period. This affidavit must be submitted within seven (7) days of the animal's disappearance or death to the Division of Public Health."

Section 4. Amend Subsection (c), §8210, Chapter 82, Title 3, of the

Delaware Code by inserting the words "or having bitten a person and that animal having not been immunized with a vaccine specifically approved for use in that species and administered by a veterinarian, shall" between the words "rabies" and "be" as they appear in the first sentence thereof.

Approved June 30, 1992.