AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE TRANSFERS TO OTHER SHELTERS OR ANIMAL WELFARE ORGANIZATIONS AS A PERMISSIBLE DISPOSITION OF LOST OR SURRENDERED ANIMALS.
Makes clarifying changes regarding the required actions of an Animal Control Officer under GS 130A-192 regarding animals not wearing required rabies vaccination tags. Allows for transfer of an animal to another animal shelter or animal welfare nonprofit organization when the animal is not reclaimed by its owner during the respective board of commissioner's impoundment period, which is statutorily required to be no less than 72 hours.
Similarly expands GS 19A-32.1 to allow for disposition of an animal surrendered to an animal shelter by an owner and not subsequently reclaimed during the minimum holding period by transfer to another animal shelter or animal welfare nonprofit organization.
Effective October 1, 2021.
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