Maine Revised Statutes

§3902. Purposes; comprehensive program

The primary legislative purposes of this Act are to provide for the licensing of dogs and the humane and proper treatment of animals. To ensure the humane and proper treatment of animals, the commissioner shall develop, implement and administer a comprehensive program that upholds the animal welfare laws of the State through communication, education and enforcement. [2001, c. 617, §4 (AMD).]

1987, c. 383, §3 (NEW). 2001, c. 617, §4 (AMD).

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