Section 22-12-29

Affidavits by persons desiring to enter or remain in certain places.

(a) Any person who makes affidavit before a quarantine officer or guard, engaged in enforcing quarantine for the protection of a place which said person wishes to enter, and who furnishes such other evidence as may be prescribed by the State Board of Health that he has not, since the appearance of a quarantinable disease then existing, been in any place against which quarantine has been legally proclaimed shall be permitted to enter, or remain in, the place to which he desires to go. Any person who has been in a place then under quarantine, by the authority of the state or by that of a county, city or town with the approval of the State Board of Health, and who has since complied with the requirements as to detention and disinfection, one or both, prescribed or approved by the State Board of Health and who shall make affidavit thereto and furnish such other evidence thereof as said board may prescribe or demand shall be permitted to enter or remain in any place in this state.

(b) Any quarantine officer or guard or other person who violates the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, on conviction, shall be fined not less than $50.00 nor more than $100.00 for each offense.

(Code 1907, §§747, 7065; Code 1923, §§1213, 4367; Code 1940, T. 22, §§158, 159.)