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2014 Regular Session



Domestic Animals - Sterilization and Life-Sustaining Care of Cats - Determination of Dangerousness

Sponsored by:

Senator Benson


In the Senate - Hearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Providing that a law prohibiting a person who owns, possesses, or has custody of a domestic animal from dropping or leaving the animal on a road, in a public place, or on private property with the intent to abandon the animal does not apply to a person who is providing sterilization or life-sustaining care to a specified cat that is not owned or lacks visible owner identification; providing that a county or local government may not prohibit a person from providing sterilization or life-sustaining care to a specified cat; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Benson and Stone
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1473
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Bill imposes a local government mandate which is a directive in a bill requiring a local government unit to perform a task or assume a responsibility that has a discernible fiscal impact on the local government unit
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Counties - Generally
Counties - Local Laws
Narrow Subject(s):Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Birth Control
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Nuisances -see also- Noise; Weeds
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration

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October 24, 2017 1:57 P.M.