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