Article - Agriculture
(a) On or before January 1, 2017, an animal shelter shall establish and make available to the public on the animal shelter’s Web site or in a conspicuous location within the animal shelter’s facility:
(1) A written protocol for reclaiming animals from the animal shelter that includes:
(i) The minimum holding period for stray animals;
(ii) The hours of operation during which an animal may be reclaimed by the animal’s owner or caregiver;
(iii) The fees associated with reclaiming an animal; and
(iv) Any identification or documentation that must be provided to the animal shelter before an animal may be reclaimed; and
(2) An annual summary of intake and disposition data reported to the Department in accordance with § 2–1602 of this title.
(b) An animal shelter shall follow its written protocol for reclaiming animals.