Arizona Revised Statute passed in 2005 - 8/23/2015
13-2912. Unlawful introduction of disease or parasite; classification
A. It is unlawful for a person to knowingly introduce into this state a disease or parasite of animals or poultry that constitutes a threat to:
1. Livestock or poultry industry in this state.
2. Human health.
3. Human life.
B. This section does not apply to research conducted by government or educational institutions.
C. A violation of subsection A:
1. Paragraph 1 is a class 5 felony.
2. Paragraph 2 is a class 4 felony.
3. Paragraph 3 is a class 2 felony.
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