AGENCY: Department of Health and Human Services. Community Health and Well-Being. Division of Population Health.

SERIES: 16926
TITLE: Impounded animals records
DATES: 1985-
ARRANGEMENT: Alphabetical by lab name

DESCRIPTION: Requisition, transfer, and receipt of animals by laboratories records, used to track animal from impoundment to final disposition. Includes requisition of impounded animals and record of transfer and receipt of impounded animal, name and address of the requisitioning institution, name and address of the impounding agency, certificate number of the requisitioning institution, requisition date, animal species requested, size and sex of animals requested, number and date required, name and address of the requesting individual, a description of the transferred impounded animal, reason why animal was impounded, dates of transfer and receipt, physical condition of the animal when received, use made and final disposition of animal, euthanized date, method used, and signatures of the investigator and of the supervisor of the animal facility.


Retain for 5 year(s)




Retention and disposition for this series were specifically approved by the State Records Committee.

APPROVED: 06/1995


Paper: Retain in Office for 5 years and then destroy.


Administrative Legal

This disposition is based on the administrative needs expressed by the agency. Cruelty of animals is a class B misdemeanor (UCA 76-9-301). The statute of limitations for a class B misdemeanor is two years, however the agency requires an additional three years. Previous decision was two years and then destroy.