Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Section 151A of chapter 140 of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking out the second paragraph, as appearing in the 1984 Official Edition, and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-
Every dog officer shall make, keep, and maintain systems of records or forms which fully and correctly disclose the following information concerning each animal in his custody:
The date and location of each apprehension; a description of each animal; place of confinement; if tagged, the name and address of owners of such animal; name and address of new owner including the date of sale or transfer of such animal; and, if animal is destroyed, the dog officer shall record the method and date of destruction and the name of the person who executed such animal. Every dog officer shall forward a copy of said record to the town or city clerk as soon as possible. Copies of such record shall, for a period of two years, be kept in the offices of the county dog office and the city or town clerk where such dog officer is employed.