SB 0490 Increases penalties for animal abuse
LR Number:1687L.01I Fiscal Note:1687-01
Committee:Pensions and General Laws
Last Action:03/07/01 - Hearing Cancelled S Pensions & General Laws Committee Journal page:
Effective Date:August 28, 2001
Full Bill Text | All Actions | Available Summaries | Senate Home Page | List of 2001 Senate Bills
Current Bill Summary

SB 490 - This act increases the penalties for animal abuse. Persons who maliciously and intentionally main, mutilate, torture or kill a living animal will be guilty of a Class D felony and may be fined up to $20,000. Upon conviction all animals seized or impounded will be forfeited. Persons convicted must attend counseling and will be liable for costs of impoundment and counseling.