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REGULATION OF POUNDS. Initiative Measure. Defines "pounds" and regulates conduct thereof; prescribes duties of poundmasters; prohibits sale, surrender or use of unwanted or unclaimed animals in pounds for scientific, medical, experimental, demonstration or commercial purposes; exempting kennels, buildings or enclosures maintained on own premises by any accredited college, university or any medical research laboratory licensed under State Medical Practice Act, provided cats and dogs therein were bred on the premises or lawfully acquired under provisions of measure; directs that unclaimed and stray animals for which no bona fide home is available be put to death by an approved humane method.
Regulation Of Pounds California Initiative 1938-r-1 (1938).