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AGO Opinions with Topic: CAN THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE REQUIRE "BANG'S" TESTS ON CATTLE HERDS
AGO 1954 No. 198 >  February 5, 1954
AGRICULTURE - ANIMALS - CAN THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE REQUIRE "BANG'S" TESTS ON CATTLE HERDS - IF REFUSED BY OWNER, AVAILABLE REMEDY
AGRICULTURE ‑- ANIMALS ‑- CAN THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE REQUIRE 'BANG'S' TESTS ON CATTLE HERDS ‑- IF REFUSED BY OWNER, AVAILABLE REMEDY The State of Washington Department of Agriculture may require "Bang's" tests on cattle herds in Klickitat County and if the owner of any untested bovine animals refuses to have them tested, the Director may order the premises on which they are kept quarantined, and no animals or the product of such animals may be removed from the premises.  The violation of a quarantine order, the willful obstruction or hindrance of a duly authorized agent of the Director, or a failure to comply with or violation of any order, rule or regulations promulgated by the Director under applicable statutes is a misdemeanor and is punishable as such.
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