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Correcting The Definition Of Police Working Horse

Concerning the clarification of the definition of a police working horse for the purpose of cruelty to animals.
2019 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

Animal cruelty - cruelty to police working horses. Current law prohibits cruelty to certain animals, including a certified police working horse. However, there is no certification process for police working horses. The act clarifies this by removing the term "certified" from the definition of police working horse and revises the definition accordingly.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    04/04/2019 Signed Act PDF
    03/27/2019 Final Act PDF
    03/19/2019 Rerevised PDF
    03/18/2019 Revised PDF
    03/06/2019 Reengrossed PDF
    03/05/2019 Engrossed PDF
    02/14/2019 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details