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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 79: Violations by business entities of statutes relating to the treatment, care and protection of animals

Section 79. A for-profit corporation, nonprofit corporation, business, professional corporation, partnership, limited liability company, limited partnership, limited liability partnership or any other business entity violating section 112 of chapter 266 or section 77, 77A, 77B, 78, 78A, 79A, 801/2, 80A, 80B, 80C, 80D, 80E, 80E1/2, 80F, 80G, 80H, 80I, 81, 85A, 85B, 87, 94 or 95 of this chapter shall be punished by a fine as therein provided, and shall be responsible for the knowledge and acts of its agents and servants relative to animals transported, owned or used by it or in its custody.