SB0080

Find a 2017 Bill:

2017 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Criminal Law - Animal Abuse - Penalties and Restitution

Sponsored by:

Senator Mathias

Status:

In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings


Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from committing specified abusive acts involving 10 or more animals; establishing penalties of up to $2,500 or up to 3 years imprisonment for a violation of the Act; authorizing a court to order a person convicted of or found to have committed a delinquent act to pay restitution to specified entities for expenses incurred as a result of the violation; authorizing a court to order a minor convicted or found delinquent under Act, the minor's parent, or both to pay specified restitution under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Mathias
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0625
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Committee(s):
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Abuse -see also- Child Abuse & Neg.; Elder Abuse & Neg., etc
Animals -see also- Birds; Dogs
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Restitution
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
(5-201)
Article - Criminal Law
(10-604, 10-606)

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January 31, 2017 5:44 A.M.