Bill Summary for H 460 (2015-2016)

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Apr 29 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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House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

Amends GS 67-37 as follows. Adds that when an incident occurs in a city or town and there is no police department in that city or town, the sheriff's department or any county policy department for that county is the appropriate law enforcement agency for notification of an injury caused by an animal. Adds the requirement that any report of a domestic or wild animal bite received by a law enforcement agency be immediately forwarded to the Local Health Director for appropriate rabies control measures. Makes organizational changes to the statute. 

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