2017 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 4 - Animals and Animal Husbandry
Chapter 4-1 - Cruelty to Animals
Section 4-1-3.1 - Prohibited practices in destruction of animals.

Universal Citation: RI Gen L § 4-1-3.1 (2017)

§ 4-1-3.1. Prohibited practices in destruction of animals. It is unlawful for any veterinarian or owner, as defined in § 4-1-1, or any agent of a veterinarian or owner, or any other person to destroy any animal by the use of a high altitude decompression chamber. When carbon monoxide is used as a euthanizing agent, only one animal is placed in the chamber. Violation of this section is punishable by a fine of five hundred dollars ($500).

History of Section. (P.L. 1981, ch. 310, § 1; P.L. 1984, ch. 164, § 1.)

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