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Civil Actions - Personal Injury or Death Caused by Dog

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kramer


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Providing that, in a civil action against a specified person for damages for personal injury or death caused by a dog, the common law that applied on January 1, 2012, shall be retained under specified circumstances; stating the intent of the General Assembly to abrogate the holding by the Court of Appeals in a specified case; applying the Act prospectively; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Kramer, Barkley, Fraser-Hidalgo, S. Robinson, Stocksdale, and Valderrama
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2014
Judiciary   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Court of Appeals
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Landlord and Tenant -see also- Eviction; Leases & Rent; etc.
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Real Property

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