SB 711
Penalizes animal pounds for sterilizing hunting dogs prior to offering them for adoption
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Last Action:
3/9/2006 - SCS Voted Do Pass S Agriculture, Conservation, Parks & Natural Resources Committee (3643S.03C)
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2006

Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 711 - This act directs all releasing agencies to hold hunting dogs for a period of ten consecutive days without sterilizing them. Any agency that sterilizes such a dog before the ten-day period expires knowing that the dog is one used for hunting, and being presented with the owner of the dog, shall be subject to a civil fine of no more than five hundred dollars per violation.

This act is identical to SB 1105 (2006).