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Criminal Law - Animal Cruelty - Leaving Dogs Outside in Extreme Temperatures

Sponsored by:

Delegate Stein


In the House - Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from leaving a dog outside and unattended by use of a specified restraint during a snow emergency declared by the State Police or during a specified period in which the temperature is 32 degrees Fahrenheit or below for at least 1 hour; and making a violation a misdeameanor.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Stein and McMillan
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
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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

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October 24, 2017 1:54 P.M.