2018 California Code
Health and Safety Code - HSC
DIVISION 105 - COMMUNICABLE DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL
PART 6 - VETERINARY PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
CHAPTER 1.5 - Dog Importation: Health Certificates
(a) A person who violates a provision of this chapter is guilty of an infraction, punishable by a fine not to exceed two hundred fifty dollars ($250) for each dog for which a violation has occurred.
(b) In lieu of punishment pursuant to subdivision (a), authorized enforcement personnel may issue an administrative fine in the same amount specified in subdivision (a) or a correction warning to a person who violates a provision of this chapter, unless the violation endangers the health or safety of the animal, the animal has been wounded as a result of the violation, or an administrative fine or a correction warning has previously been issued to the individual. The administrative fine or correction warning shall require the person to correct the violation.
(Added by Stats. 2014, Ch. 498, Sec. 1. (AB 1809) Effective January 1, 2015.)