|SB 0356||Attacks on police animals|
|Last Action:||05/15/95 - 008 S Calendar S Bills For Perfection w/SCA 1|
|Effective Date:||August 28, 1995|
SB 356 - This act makes attacks on police animals separate crimes. A person is guilty of killing a police animal (a dog or horse) if he purposely causes the death of the animal while that animal is involved in an investigation or in apprehending a criminal. Killing a police animal is a Class D felony.
A person is guilty of assault on a police animal if he purposely
attempts to kill or cause serious injury to that animal. Assault
on a police animal is a Class A misdemeanor.
SCA 1 - CHANGES ATTEMPT TO KILL POLICE ANIMAL TO A CLASS D FELONY.