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A. The enforcement agent shall:

1. Enforce the provisions of this article and any regulations promulgated by the council.

2. Issue citations for the violation of the provisions of this article. The procedure for the issuance of notices to appear shall be as provided for peace officers in A.R.S. § 13-3903, except that the enforcement agent shall not make an arrest before issuing the notice.

B. In addition to all powers granted to the state and the county, the local enforcement agent may declare a rabies quarantine area within the Town’s jurisdiction. When a quarantine area has been declared, the enforcement agent shall meet with the state veterinarian and representatives from the Arizona Department of Health Services and the game and fish department to implement an emergency program for the control of rabies within that area. Any regulations restricting or involving the movements of livestock within that area shall be subject to approval by the state veterinarian.

C. The issuance of citations pursuant to this section shall be subject to the provisions of A.R.S. § 13-3899. (18-05, Amended, 04/17/2018)