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2018 Regular Session



Criminal Law – Cruelty to Animals – Traveling Elephant Acts

Sponsored by:

Delegate Miller, A.


In the House - Hearing 2/08 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from knowingly using, or causing the use of, an elephant to participate in a certain traveling animal act; establishing that a certain prohibition does not apply to a certain elephant exhibition at a nonmobile, permanent institution or facility; establishing a civil penalty for violation of the Act; providing that a person who violates the Act may be issued a certain citation; establishing certain requirements for a citation issued under the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates A. Miller, Atterbeary, Barve, Carr, Cullison, Hettleman, Lam, R. Lewis, Luedtke, Moon, Morhaim, Platt, Reznik, Robinson, Sanchez, Stein, Waldstreicher, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Abuse -see also- Child Abuse & Neg.; Elder Abuse & Neg., etc
Animals -see also- Birds; Dogs
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Court Costs
District Courts
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
State's Attorneys
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law

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February 9, 2018 4:49 P.M.