Animal Industry Act

An act of Congress approved May 29, 1884, which prohibits the transportation from one state or territory to another of livestock suffering from contagious diseases. The act also created the United States bureau of animal industry, whose duty it is to collect data on the general subject of communicable diseases and also to adopt such rules and regulations as may be deemed necessary for the speedy and effectual suppression thereof. See 4 Am J2d Ani § 31.

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