2020 Georgia Code
Title 4 - Animals
Chapter 10 - Dealers in Exotic Birds and Pet Birds
§ 4-10-7. Seizure, Quarantine, and Destruction of Birds
The department may quarantine, seize, and destroy any birds which present a hazard of carrying exotic or untreatable disease, as determined by rules and regulations promulgated by the Commissioner. The department shall pay an indemnity to the owner of any seized or destroyed birds from any federal funds made available for that purpose or any state funds appropriated for that purpose.
(Ga. L. 1981, p. 510, § 6.)Cross references.
- Authority of Department of Human Resources to regulate importation and sale of animals and birds to be kept as pets, § 31-12-9.