2013 Regular Session



Criminal Law - Animal Cruelty - Payment of Costs

Sponsored by:

Delegate Murphy


In the House - Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.

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 incurred in removing, housing, treating, or euthanizing an animal confiscated from the defendant.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Murphy, Arora, Cardin, Carter, Clippinger, Dumais, Eckardt, Frush, Gilchrist, Haddaway-Riccio, Hubbard, Hucker, Lee, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, Simmons, Waldstreicher, and M. Washington
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0037
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0484 Session: 2012 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(10-604, 10-606, 10-607, 10-608)

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