81-202. Department of Agriculture; Bureau of Animal Industry; State Veterinarian; exercise of powers.

Within the Department of Agriculture there shall be a Bureau of Animal Industry, with the State Veterinarian in charge, subordinate only to the Director of Agriculture. The powers and duties of the department provided by law for the protection of the health of livestock as defined in section 54-701.03 shall be exercised and discharged through the Bureau of Animal Industry under the direction of the State Veterinarian.

Source:Laws 1933, c. 149, § 4, p. 572; C.S.Supp.,1941, § 81-107; R.S.1943, § 81-202; Laws 1961, c. 419, § 2, p. 1282; Laws 1965, c. 334, § 9, p. 958; Laws 1993, LB 267, § 26.

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