Alabama Code Title 3. Animals § 3-7A-6

The owner of any dog or cat found not wearing the evidence of current immunization as provided herein or for which no certificate of current immunization can be produced, and which is apprehended by an officer or other person charged with the enforcement of this chapter, shall forthwith be subject to a penalty to be imposed by the rabies officer not to exceed an amount equal to twice the state approved charge for immunization, in addition to the fee heretofore prescribed for immunization.  When collected, the said penalty shall accrue to the rabies officer or his agent, except in the case of a rabies officer employed full- time on salary, in which case the penalty shall accrue to the employing agency or agencies.


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