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  267.100.  Petition for veterinarian's services to control contagious disease. — 1.  It shall be lawful for any ten residents of this state to go before any clerk of a court of record or associate circuit judge and demand the presence and services of the veterinary surgeon in the following manner:


State of Missouri, )
)   ss
County of ______. )
To the director of agriculture,
Jefferson City, Missouri.
We, the undersigned citizens, residents of the county of ______, believe that there exists in this locality a dangerous, infectious disease among (here name the kind of stock, the name in full of the party owning the same or in charge thereof, the part of the county in which it is situated, together with the nearest railroad station and post-office address, and full directions as to the best and most expeditious way for the veterinary surgeon to reach said stock); therefore, we request the presence of the state veterinary surgeon.


  2.  Which petition may be certified to in the following manner:


State of Missouri, )
)   ss
County of ______. )
I hereby certify that the above named petitioners are known to me to be reputable citizens of this county.
(Signed by the clerk of the court or associate circuit judge and attested by his official signature, giving day of the month and the year.)


  3.  The department of health and senior services may demand of the director of agriculture, through the director of the department of health and senior services, the services of the state veterinary surgeon to aid it in the inspection of such infectious or contagious diseases as are transmissible to the human family, and in examination of meats, milk and foods, when, in the judgment of the department of health and senior services, the assistance of this officer is necessary.


(RSMo 1939 § 14193, A.L. 1990 H.B. 1070)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 12522; 1919 § 12081; 1909 § 710

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