Bill Summary for H 460 (2015-2016)

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Apr 1 2015

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View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 460 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 1, 2015
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE REPORTING OF INJURIES INFLICTED ON HUMANS BY DOMESTIC OR WILD ANIMALS.
Intro. by Warren.

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Enacts new GS 67-37 allowing a person who has suffered a bite, scratch, or other injury directly inflicted by a domestic animal not owned by the person or by a wild animal may notify the appropriate law enforcement agency that such an incident has occurred. Requires a law enforcement agency receiving such a notification to investigate the incident within 24 hours of receiving the notification and make a written report which may be used in any manner as evidence, or for any other purpose, in any civil or criminal trial. Applies to incidents occurring on or after October 1, 2015.

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