Current as of: 2009
I. The commission shall maintain accurate records and statistics regarding the disposition of all greyhounds that have participated in dog racing in the state, including racing greyhounds received from other jurisdictions. For the purposes of this section, the word "disposition'' shall mean euthanasia, transfer to another jurisdiction, adoption, or donation or sale for medical research or other purpose. Such records shall include the following information:
(a) The greyhound's registered name and left and right ear tattoos, the name and address of the greyhound's owner, trainer, and kennel operator at the time of disposition, and the name and address of the race track where the greyhound last raced prior to disposition.
(b) If the greyhound has been transferred to another race track, the name and address of the race track that received the greyhound.
(c) If the greyhound has been retired for breeding, the name and address of the facility that received the greyhound.
(d) If the greyhound has been adopted or placed for adoption, the name, address and telephone number of the person or entity that received the greyhound.
(e) If the greyhound has been euthanized, the name, address, professional title and professional affiliation of the person performing the euthanasia, the manner of euthanasia, and a detailed statement of reasons why the greyhound was euthanized rather than adopted or placed for adoption.
(f) If the greyhound has been sold or donated to an individual, corporation or entity, the name and address of the individual, corporation or entity purchasing or receiving the greyhound, and the purpose for which the greyhound is being purchased or received.
(g) If the greyhound's disposition does not fit into any of the above categories, the owner, trainer, or kennel operator shall state, in detail, the greyhound's destination, and the specific purpose for which the greyhound has been received, sold, transferred or donated.
II. All disposition forms shall be completed and signed under the pains and penalties of perjury by the greyhound's owner, trainer or kennel operator, whose signature shall be witnessed by a representative of the commission. Whoever knowingly makes a false written statement on a disposition form shall be guilty of a violation. A person found guilty of knowingly violating this section for a second or subsequent offense shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor. Disposition records created and maintained under this section shall be retained by the commission for a period of 7 years and shall be made available to the public upon oral or written request.
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