Section 9977. (Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 246, Sec. 24.)
Cite as: Cal. Food & Agric. Code §9977.
It is a misdemeanor which is punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not less than 90 days, without the alternative of a fine in any case, for any person to obstruct, defeat, or interfere with or to attempt to obstruct, defeat, or interfere with a tuberculosis test by transporting from a premises or by hiding away or sequestering any bovine animal from or by bringing substitute bovine animals onto, such premises after receipt of a notification by the owner or person in charge of such animals on the premises from the department or from an approved veterinarian who is conducting tuberculosis tests, stating that the animals or herd on such premises will be tuberculosis tested on or before a certain date or will be under tuberculosis test for a stated period and that the animals or herd shall be held on the stated premises for a specified period.