|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
|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)