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2015 Regular Session



Crimes Relating to Animals - Failure to Offer Dogs and Cats Used in Research Facilities for Adoption - Penalties

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kramer


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Requiring specified research facilities using dogs and cats for scientific research purposes to take specified steps to provide for the adoption of a dog or cat that is no longer needed for scientific research purposes; establishing specified penalties for specified violations; requiring the Attorney General to investigate specified violations; and authorizing the Attorney General to prosecute specified violations.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Kramer, Afzali, Barkley, Dumais, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frick, Glass, Kaiser, Luedtke, McComas, Morales, and Valderrama
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Adoption
Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Attorney General
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Medical Research
Nonprofit Organizations
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law

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October 24, 2017 4:43 P.M.