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Title
Civil Actions - Liability for Personal Injury or Death Caused by Dog
Sponsored by
Delegates Smigiel, Bates, Cane, Cardin, Frank, Hogan, Howard, Jacobs, Kramer, McDermott, McDonough, Stifler, and Wood
Status
In the House - Hearing 2/07 at 1:00 p.m.
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Establishing that the owner of a dog running at large is liable for damages for personal injury or death caused by a bite from the dog, regardless of whether the dog has shown any vicious or dangerous propensities or whether the owner knew or should have known of the dog's propensities; establishing exceptions; retaining specified common law as to owners of real property and other persons who have the right to control the presence of a dog on property; stating the intent of the General Assembly to abrogate a specified decision; etc.
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Judiciary  
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Details
Emergency Bill
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0002 Session: 2012 2nd Special Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): Upon Enactment
History
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/31/2013
Legislative Date
2/01/2013
Action
First Reading Judiciary
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/01/2013
Legislative Date
2/01/2013
Action
Hearing 2/07 at 1:00 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 1/31/2013 2/01/2013 First Reading Judiciary
House 2/01/2013 2/01/2013 Hearing 2/07 at 1:00 p.m.
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