[USC10] 7 USC 2137: Purchase of dogs or cats by research facilities prohibited except from authorized operators of auction sales and licensed dealers or exhibitors
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7 USC 2137: Purchase of dogs or cats by research facilities prohibited except from authorized operators of auction sales and licensed dealers or exhibitors Text contains those laws in effect on December 11, 2017
From Title 7-AGRICULTURECHAPTER 54-TRANSPORTATION, SALE, AND HANDLING OF CERTAIN ANIMALS

§2137. Purchase of dogs or cats by research facilities prohibited except from authorized operators of auction sales and licensed dealers or exhibitors

It shall be unlawful for any research facility to purchase any dog or cat from any person except an operator of an auction sale subject to section 2142 of this title or a person holding a valid license as a dealer or exhibitor issued by the Secretary pursuant to this chapter unless such person is exempted from obtaining such license under section 2133 of this title.

( Pub. L. 89–544, §7, Aug. 24, 1966, 80 Stat. 351 ; Pub. L. 91–579, §8, Dec. 24, 1970, 84 Stat. 1561 .)

Amendments

1970-Pub. L. 91–579 added licensed exhibitors and operators of auction sales subject to section 2142 of this title to the enumeration of persons from whom research facilities may purchase dogs or cats.

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.