Section 2-15-210

Establishment, conduct, and maintenance of swine disease diagnostic laboratory.

(a) The Department of Agriculture and Industries may establish, conduct and maintain a swine disease diagnostic laboratory for the purpose of diagnosing contagious, infectious and communicable diseases of swine owned by producers of such livestock in Alabama, and the amount appropriated and made available for such purpose in the general appropriations act shall be used and expended by the Department of Agriculture and Industries to establish, operate and conduct such a laboratory.

(b) Testing for swine disease may be performed at a swine disease diagnostic laboratory at a location in the State of Alabama to be designated by the State Board of Agriculture and Industries or as otherwise provided in Section 2-2-33.

(Acts 1961, No. 1035, p. 1621; Act 2015-262, §2.)