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File #: Ord 19-76    Version: 1 Name: Amending Chapter 199 Rabies Vaccine
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 1/22/2020
Title: Amending Chapter 199 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code pertaining to rabies control.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Ward - all
Attachments: 1. Doyle email, 2. Hebel email, 3. Kaehler email, 4. Hebel email 2
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
1/27/20201 Mayor's Office Signed  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/22/20201 City Council AdoptedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
1/15/20201 City Council Public Hearing Closed; Laid Over to Fourth Reading/Final AdoptionPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
12/18/20191 City Council Laid Over to Third Reading/Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Video Video
12/11/20191 City Council Laid Over to Second Reading  Action details Meeting details Video Video
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Amending Chapter 199 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code pertaining to rabies control.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAINT PAUL DOES ORDAIN:

SECTION 1
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Section 199.07 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

Sec. 199.07. - Impoundment of dogs, cats and ferrets without valid rabies vaccination tags.

Any dog, cat or ferret found off the owner's premises and not wearing a valid rabies vaccination tag may be impounded. All impounded dogs, cats or ferrets shall be given proper care and maintenance. Impoundment of all animals shall be in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 200 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code. No dog, cat, or ferret may be released to an owner from the Saint Paul Animal Control Center without a valid rabies vaccination. Dogs, cats, or ferrets that were unvaccinated at the time of impoundment shall be vaccinated prior to release and the owner shall be charged with the cost of vaccination as provided in section 310.09(b) of the Legislative Code. Each dog, cat or ferret impounded pursuant to this section shall be kept at least five (5) days after the impoundment thereof, unless conditionally reclaimed by its owner as herein provided. Any dog, cat or ferret which is impounded pursuant to this section may be conditionally reclaimed by its owner by payment of the fees prescribed in Chapter 200 and by compliance with the rabies vaccination requirements of this chapter within seventy-two (72) hours of release. Upon claiming any dog, cat or ferret which has not previously been vaccinated, the owner shall deposit the sum of twenty-six dollars ($26.00) with the animal control supervisor, which deposit shall be refunded upon the owner filing proof that the dog, cat or ferret has been vaccinated within seventy-two (72) hours of release; otherwise the deposit shall be forfeited to the city. If the owner of a dog, cat or ferret impounded because of the absence of a valid rabies vaccination tag claims that his...

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