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Criminal Law - Animal Cruelty - Payment of Costs

Sponsored by:

Delegate Waldstreicher


In the House - Conference Committee Appointed

Synopsis:Authorizing a court to order a defendant convicted of a specified charge of animal cruelty, as a condition of sentencing, to pay, in addition to any other fines and costs, all reasonable costs, not exceeding a specified amount, incurred in removing, housing, treating, or euthanizing an animal confiscated from the defendant; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Waldstreicher, Adams, Anderson, Campos, Dumais, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frush, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Haynes, Healey, S. Howard, Jalisi, Kelly, Kipke, Kramer, Lam, McComas, McConkey, McMillan, A. Miller, Moon, Morales, Platt, S. Robinson, Smith, Stein, Valderrama, Valentino-Smith, Vallario, and M. Washington
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0393
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
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; Turtles
Bonds -see also- County & Baltimore City Bonds; State Bonds
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
District Courts
Food -see also- Kosher; Meat, Poultry, Seafood; Milk
Health -see also- Mental Health
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
Search and Seizure
Transportation -see also- Aircraft; Airports; Boats; etc
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(10-606, 10-607, 10-608, 10-615)

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October 24, 2017 4:42 P.M.