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S.286

Introduced by   Senator Illuzzi of Essex-Orleans District and Senator Dunne of Windsor District

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Public safety; emergency response plan; animals

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to require the Vermont emergency management division to establish a state animal response team to develop an animal disaster emergency plan for inclusion in the Vermont emergency operations plan.

AN ACT RELATING TO THE INCLUSION OF ANIMALS IN THE STATE EMERGENCY OPERATIONS PLAN

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  20 V.S.A. § 3a(4) is added to read:

(4)  Establish, in coordination with the secretary of agriculture, food and markets, a state animal response team to develop an animal disaster emergency plan for inclusion in the Vermont emergency operations plan.



Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont


www.leg.state.vt.us