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35.96 CRIMINAL PENALTIES.
    Subdivision 1. General violation. Except as provided in subdivisions 2 to 6, a person is
guilty of a misdemeanor if the person violates this chapter, a rule adopted under this chapter, or
a special order, standard, stipulation, agreement, or schedule of compliance of the Board of
Animal Health.
    Subd. 2. Violation endangering humans. A person is guilty of a gross misdemeanor if the
person violates this chapter or a special order, standard, stipulation, agreement, or schedule of
compliance of the Board of Animal Health and the violation endangers humans.
    Subd. 3. Violation with knowledge. A person is guilty of a gross misdemeanor if the person
knowingly violates this chapter or a standard, a special order, stipulation, agreement, or schedule
of compliance of the Board of Animal Health.
    Subd. 4.[Repealed, 1999 c 231 s 207]
    Subd. 5. Killing diseased animals. A person who violates a provision of section 35.08 or
35.09 relating to inspection and killing of diseased animals is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.
    Subd. 6. Transportation of livestock. A person violating a provision of section 35.15 or
35.16 relating to transportation of livestock is guilty of a gross misdemeanor, except that a person
who fails or refuses to stop for inspection when directed to stop by a compliance representative
is guilty of a misdemeanor.
History: 1988 c 485 s 14