7 U.S. Code § 2141 - Marking and identification of animals

All animals delivered for transportation, transported, purchased, or sold, in commerce, by a dealer or exhibitor shall be marked or identified at such time and in such humane manner as the Secretary may prescribe: Provided, That only live dogs and cats need be so marked or identified by a research facility.

Source

(Pub. L. 89–544, § 11,Aug. 24, 1966, 80 Stat. 351; Pub. L. 91–579, § 12,Dec. 24, 1970, 84 Stat. 1562; Pub. L. 94–279, § 5,Apr. 22, 1976, 90 Stat. 418.)
Amendments

1976—Pub. L. 94–279substituted “in commerce” for “affecting commerce”.
1970—Pub. L. 91–579applied marking and identification requirements to dealers and exhibitors for animals, as defined, instead of only to dogs and cats when movements are affecting commerce, but limited such requirements for research facilities to only live dogs and cats.
Effective Date of 1970 Amendment

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

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9 CFR - Animals and Animal Products

9 CFR Part 1 - DEFINITION OF TERMS

9 CFR Part 2 - REGULATIONS

9 CFR Part 3 - STANDARDS

 

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