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2014 Regular Session



Dogs - Discrimination Based on Breed, Type, or Heritage - Prohibited

Sponsored by:

Delegate Hixson


In the Senate - Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Prohibiting a dog from being determined to be potentially dangerous based solely on the breed, type, or heritage of the dog; prohibiting a county from enacting a local law and a municipality from adopting an ordinance prohibiting a person from owning, keeping, or harboring a dog of a specified breed, type, or heritage or take specified other actions based on the breed, type, or heritage of the dog; applying the Act prospectively; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Hixson, Barve, Cardin, Frush, Kach, Kramer, McMillan, Stukes, F. Turner, and A. Washington
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0991
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Judiciary   View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Counties - Local Laws
Municipal Corporations
Real Property
Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Homeowners Associations
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condos; Mobile & Manuf Homes
Landlord and Tenant -see also- Eviction; Leases & Rent; etc.
Laws and Ordinances -see also- Pub Local Laws; Uniform Laws
Leases and Rent
Mobile and Manufactured Homes
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Nuisances -see also- Noise; Weeds
Real Property

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October 24, 2017 1:49 P.M.