Bill Summary for H 930 (2013-2014)

Summary date: 

May 8 2013

Bill Information:

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 930 (Public) Filed Thursday, April 11, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS OF CARE FOR LARGE COMMERCIAL DOG BREEDING FACILITIES AND TO PROVIDE LAW ENFORCEMENT WITH TOOLS TO ENSURE THAT DOGS AT THOSE FACILITIES ARE TREATED HUMANELY.
Intro. by Saine, Ramsey, McGrady, R. Brown.

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House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes.

Provides that the failure to comply with the specified standards is a Class 3 misdemeanor punishable by a fine of no less than $25 per animal, but no more than a total of $1,000. Subsequent violations will be a Class 1 misdemeanor (was, Class A1 in previous edition).

Provides that the act does not apply to kennels operated for the purpose of (was, operated solely for the purpose of) boarding dogs or kennels used for (was, kennels exclusively used for) training dogs for hunting, sporting, field trials, or shows.

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