15.11.19.03

.03 Violations.

Instead of or in addition to any other penalty allowed under State law, the Secretary may impose an administrative penalty on a person who violates any provision of Agriculture Article, Title 3, Subtitle 1, Annotated Code of Maryland, including, but not limited to, the following acts:

A. Resisting or failing to comply with a quarantine established by the Governor, based on facts presented by the Secretary;

B. Resisting or failing to comply with a quarantine established by the Secretary to protect domestic animals against disease;

C. Resisting or failing to comply with any order by the Secretary to prevent or to control the communication or spread of disease;

D. Resisting or failing to cooperate with the Secretary when the Secretary carries out any duty to prevent or to control the spread of disease;

E. Refusing access to the premises or failing to allow the Secretary to inspect any location where the Secretary has reason to believe that disease may exist;

F. Failing to comply with any regulation adopted by the Secretary pursuant to Agriculture Article, Title 3, Subtitle 1, Annotated Code of Maryland;

G. Concealing the fact that disease exists on the premises; and

H. Selling or otherwise disposing of an animal that the person has reason to believe is infected with a disease, or exposed to one within 90 days, or, without the Secretary's consent, permitting the animal to pass over any public highway, lane, or alley, or to graze any unfenced lot or piece of ground.