[USC07] 7 USC 2135: Time period for disposal of dogs or cats by dealers or exhibitors
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7 USC 2135: Time period for disposal of dogs or cats by dealers or exhibitors Text contains those laws in effect on December 13, 2017
From Title 7-AGRICULTURECHAPTER 54-TRANSPORTATION, SALE, AND HANDLING OF CERTAIN ANIMALS

§2135. Time period for disposal of dogs or cats by dealers or exhibitors

No dealer or exhibitor shall sell or otherwise dispose of any dog or cat within a period of five business days after the acquisition of such animal or within such other period as may be specified by the Secretary: Provided, That operators of auction sales subject to section 2142 of this title shall not be required to comply with the provisions of this section.

( Pub. L. 89–544, §5, Aug. 24, 1966, 80 Stat. 351 ; Pub. L. 91–579, §6, Dec. 24, 1970, 84 Stat. 1561 .)

Amendments

1970-Pub. L. 91–579 inserted references to exhibitors and inserted proviso that operators of auction sales subject to section 2142 of this title shall not be required to comply with the provisions of this section.

Effective Date of 1970 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 91–579 effective one year after Dec. 24, 1970, see section 23 of Pub. L. 91–579, set out as a note under section 2131 of this title.