HB0667 (CH0187)

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2014 Regular Session



Crimes Relating to Animals - Unauthorized Surgical Devocalization of Cat or Dog - Penalties

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kramer


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 187

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from surgically devocalizing a dog or cat; authorizing a licensed veterinarian to surgically devocalize a dog or cat under specified circumstances; providing penalties for a violation of the Act of, for a first offense, imprisonment not to exceed 90 days or a fine not to exceed $1,000 or both, and for subsequent offenses, imprisonment not to exceed 1 year or a fine not to exceed $2,000 or both; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Kramer, Barkley, Fraser-Hidalgo, A. Miller, S. Robinson, Simmons, Stocksdale, and Valderrama
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0660
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Judiciary   View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Abuse -see also- Child Abuse & Neg.; Elder Abuse & Neg., etc
Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records

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October 24, 2017 1:51 P.M.